Ex-special forces operative and convicted murderer John Mercer is awarded an early release from prison on the condition that he becomes an assassin for the government.
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 John Mercer (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jody Latham ...
 Calum McKenzie (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Rose Chamberlain (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Lenny Douglas (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Elisa Terren ...
 Manuela (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Matthew Symmonds (6 episodes, 2009)
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 Jess Mercer (6 episodes, 2008)
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Ex-special forces operative and convicted murderer John Mercer is awarded an early release from prison on the condition that he becomes an assassin for the government.

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Excellent new show
14 April 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I have watched the first three episodes of this show and was very impressed and entertained. Of course this is fiction, such goings on would not be allowed in real life. There is no harm in fantasizing about "what if" and producing good entertainment. Spooks, made by the same people is literally one of the best TV shows I have ever seen in over 50 years of TV viewing. I started watching TV in the early 50's when there was only one channel (BBC) to watch. The actors in this show are very likable and the plots seem to be in touch with the reality of modern day life in Britain. I realize that some foreign viewers found some of the language difficult to follow, but this show was written for the domestic TV audience and British people will understand it.


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