The Mustangs are a Canadian professional ice-hockey team. Trevor Lemonde, its young new star player, just moved from the country. His cynical roommate Damon Trebuchet is all but such a ...
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Trevor Lemonde is dragged from specialist to posing session by agent Carla. Worse, a clerical error nullifies his fielding for the match, to the team's disaster, suspiciously convenient for manager ...
Gabe and Conny finally have sex. The whole team worries what the new coach Louis 'Tornado' Boucher may change, giving his players trader reputation. The wives worry even more about the coach's wife, ...
The Mustangs are a Canadian professional ice-hockey team. Trevor Lemonde, its young new star player, just moved from the country. His cynical roommate Damon Trebuchet is all but such a naive gentleman, rather his, captain Gabe McCall, the board's, manager's and coach's nightmare. But there are also past and present wives, girls, widows and daughters to complicate lives. And the secret of a former star player who fell to his death, leaving wife and daughter more then anyone bargained for. Written by
a) Don't watch this if you consider hockey a religion b) Don't watch this if you can't stand women in lingerie c) Don't watch this if you can't stand drugs, violence, adultery, cheating etc.
Now that we have settled a few things, let me just say why you SHOULD watch this show : Because it is entertaining.
I don't recall the last time the CBC has offered a show with beautiful women, beautiful men, great acting and a catchy storyline. M.V.P is a big surprise for me, since I had decided not to watch it, thinking it was only a low budget production with strippers in it. I would love to take back what I said, because this show is a gem. It is very underrated and I cannot stand people bashing this show because of the sexuality and mature subject. Hello, there is a warning before the show that warns you not to watch it if you don't like these subjects...
The greatest aspect of the show is the contrast between the lighthearted subjects (which are treated with humor) and the more profound sad realities of life (which mostly revolve around the character of Trebuchet - great acting on his part also). This show should be watched for its entertainment values, I mean who doesn't love seeing women bickering and men fighting?
On another hand, the only bad thing I would point out would be the clichés and stereotypes that these women (in general) live out. The rich and beautiful women who don't care about their kids and end up being leech's, sucking their husband dry, that kinda character. But all in all, every character has a certain charm and intrigue.
Hopefully everyone gives this show a chance, and I actually took the time to write this review (which I don't normally do) because I was saddened by the bad press this show kept getting.
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