The Beast (2009– )

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A veteran FBI agent is assigned a new partner, unaware that he was recruited as a double agent to investigate his activities.

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 Ellis Dove / ... (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Rose Lawrence (13 episodes, 2009)
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A veteran FBI agent is assigned a new partner, unaware that he was recruited as a double agent to investigate his activities.

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The series was discontinued in early June 2009 due to low ratings. It was Patrick Swayze's final acting role, he died on September 14, 2009. See more »

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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.18 (2009) See more »

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Gritty drama - not for milquetoasts
27 May 2009 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

It seems that only interpersonal emotional dramas gather the votes. The Beast is emotional, but it is not Little House on the Prairie. Swayze as maverick FBI agent is ably abetted by his new partner, well-portrayed by Travis Fimmel, in catching the bad guys and finding out 'who-dunnit' in an event 15 years prior. The characters are hard men who suppress their emotions to get the job done, yet this is who they are. Why this show has low ratings? I can only guess that there is not enough emotional interaction among the characters, and female interest is definitely low. Yet this is what makes the show gripping. Who will snap? Who will betray and who will be betrayed? Are the 'good' guys really the good guys? Even the bad guys are not what they seem at times. This is action drama that revolves around Swayze, who, health issues in real life or not, delivers a driven performance as if each case might be his last. If you don't like The Beast and don't want more of it, what are you doing watching cop shows? Go back to your reruns of Friends and Seinfeld, instead.


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