Underbelly (2008– )

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Caroline Craig ...
 Jacqui James / ... (55 episodes, 2008-2013)
Marcus Shultz ...
 Gang member / ... (26 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Dennis Kelly (25 episodes, 2009-2010)
Daniel Roberts ...
 Jim Egan (24 episodes, 2009-2010)
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Each season of this multi award winning Television series takes you through a 13 episode run in the rise and fall of of real life Ausralian underworld figures as told from both sides of the law. As each new season unfolds you are in a different time period and City with new Crime Bosses and the Police that try to bring them to justice. Written by Ed Jones

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The Purana Taskforce, as presented in series 1, is not a portrayal of the real Taskforce, as laws in Victoria do not allow real police officers, including those who previously served and were not sacked, to be portrayed by actors in the media. See more »

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Modern cars and license plates feature in some of the first episodes that were set in the mid-1990s. See more »

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Each episode feels like a mini saga of its own.
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I really can't say enough good things about this show. Each season we are introduced to a whole new cast of characters and series of events spanning over roughly a decade for each series. The show does a beautiful job of spanning over several years without feeling like anything is rushed or left out. Each episode feels like a mini saga of it's own, with new challenges and conflicts facing the characters that it focuses on. We watch characters grow from amateurs to professionals in a matter of episodes and it all feels very real. Also, as we see at the beginning of each episode, it is all based on real events. A quick search on the Internet will reveal that almost all characters and events are very close to their real counterparts. I could go on about the attention to detail in the story lines and the the top notch acting all around but you should just watch and see for yourself.

Note: I'm writing this review having just finished watching season 3 of Underbelly, which is unfortunately the last season available to me on Netflix here in the U.S.


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