Flashpoint (2008–2012)

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The missions and trials of a Toronto police tactical unit.

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 Jules Callaghan (75 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Ed Lane (75 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Sam Braddock (75 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Mike Scarlatti / ... (75 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Gregory Parker (75 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Kevin 'Wordy' Wordsworth (52 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Winnie Camden / ... (48 episodes, 2009-2012)
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When the Strategic Response Unit arrives, the rules change. The bad guy's caught - he just doesn't know it yet. The SRU, inspired by Toronto's Emergency Task Force, is a handpicked team of elite cops. High risk is their business and these men and women do it all: rescue hostages, bust gangs, defuse bombs. Talk down suicidal teens. Protect the Pope. They handle state-of-the-art weapons - sniper rifles, flash-bang grenades, tasers. They climb the sides of buildings. See through walls. But they're different from other SWAT teams. Because their arsenal also includes a gift for words. A knowledge of human intuition. An instinct for when it's time to negotiate - and when the 'solution' calls for something more. On the scene, they're in charge. No one knows their job better. SRU Constables outrank senior Inspectors - and the Inspectors don't like it. Regular uniforms grumble when pushed aside by the SRU 'prima donnas.' While secretly wishing they were in their place. It's a tough job. A job ... Written by Anonymous

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Based on the Emergency Task Force of the Toronto Police Service. Enrico Colantoni did the show because his brother was a 30-year veteran of the Toronto Police. See more »

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The agency operates strictly as the tactical level yet it's known as the "Strategic Response Unit". See more »

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Referenced in Make or Break TV: EZ Streets (2008) See more »

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Glad to see Flashpoint is back on. . .missed it
9 July 2010 | by (California, United States) – See all my reviews

A breath of fresh air. I love action/police dramas, but most are so predictable you can guess what the characters are about to do or say. Flashpoint is an exception. I find it more original, very suspenseful, and occasionally quite moving. The consistently impressive teamwork and professional attitude of the characters may be a bit unrealistic, but it makes for tight drama and people you can really feel connected to. The ensemble acting is seamless and effective. I am also a fan of Canadian shows such as Da Vinci's Inquest and Cold Squad. It seems our neighbors to the north are quite adept at creating excellent dramas with well-developed, appealing characters, and original plot lines.


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