The Border (2008– )

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The cases of the Canadian Immigration and Customs Security Squad.

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 Major Mike Kessler (38 episodes, 2008-2010)
Graham Abbey ...
 Detective Sergeant Gray Jackson / ... (38 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Agent Heironymous Slade / ... (38 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Detective Sergeant Al 'Moose' Lepinsky / ... (38 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Acting Inspector Darnell Williams / ... (38 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Layla Hourani / ... (27 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Andrew Mannering / ... (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Clifford Holland / ... (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
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This TV series is a fast-paced, hard-driving series set in Toronto in a paranoid post 9/11 world concerned with one topic - The Border, with its security crises, terrorist infiltrations, cross-border police actions, and trafficking in everything from enriched uranium to abducted children. Written by Anonymous

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Hilariously bad Canuck imitation of 24
19 January 2014 | by (N. Calif.) – See all my reviews

Since I enjoyed/found amusing "Canadian NYPD Blue" (aka "Da Vinci's Inquest" which the ABC-Disney affiliates play in the middle of the night) I thought I'd give this a try -- what a howler. Can't really say if the actors playing these stressed-out customs agents are to blame when their lines invariably sound like "CSI"/"Criminal Minds" Mad Libs. Every male in the cast spends the whole show on macho posturing with copious pretend-threatening of non-scary hoodlums' lives (exception being the token computer geek whose braggadocio manifests somewhat differently) though the most absurd role by far is the butt-kicking British spy babe. A few characters who aren't government employees are just really dull instead. This being a Toronto setting bureaucratic turf warfare is the #1 plot staple, because apparently these agencies are just too uniformly competitive and efficient for their own good, unlike every other government. Another recurring theme/cliché I picked up is that Mounties are feared + respected worldwide for their elite training and tactical prowess, lol


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