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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.
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Former insurance claims investigator Nathan Ford heads a team of former top-criminals. They handle 'unorthodox' cases of people unlikely to get their dues through regular channels and legal procedures. That often involves stinging or otherwise scamming criminals. Nate's team is altered at times, and his professional as well as personal past repeatedly seems to catch up. Written by KGF Vissers

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The number 42 is often used - a nod to "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" franchise. See more »

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[season 3 and later openings]
Nathan Ford: [to camera] The rich and powerful take what they want. We steal it back from you.
Titles: [slides over the whole screen] LEVERAGE
Titles: [on footage of Eliot] LEV*HITTER*AGE
Titles: [on footage of Hardison] LEV*HACKER*AGE
Titles: [on footage of Sophie] LEVERA*GRIFTER*
Titles: [on footage of Parker] ERAG*THIEF*
Nathan Ford: [voiceover] Sometimes, bad guys make the best good guys.
Titles: [on footage of Ford] LEVE*BRAINS*GE
Nathan Ford: [to camera] We provide... leverage.
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Totally Awesome!!!!!
7 December 2008 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

When I was a kid, one of my favorite shows was the A-Team. I loved the show because the heroes were themselves criminals who operated outside of the law to help people. Leverage is like a modern A-Team for adults. The actors are also well cast in their roles. Each one of them brings something interesting to the show. I think what I love the most about this show is that it is FUN!! I don't mean fun as in stupid, brainless reality show fun. It's a fun show to watch and you won't loose any brain cells doing it. I sometimes feel like TV nowadays is so ultra serious. There's no fun in TV drama anymore. I feel like adventure caper TV is back, but in a slick, smart format.

Oh, and strictly from a guys perspective-Beth Riesgraf is totally hot! She reminds me of Katee Sackhoff!


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