Flashpoint: Season 1, Episode 3

The Element of Surprise (24 Jul. 2008)

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A reformed drug addict visits a dealer who owes him money, unwittingly putting his life at risk in the middle of an SRU takedown.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jackson Barcliffe
Harlan Geddes
Sean Keenan
Ruth Marshall ...
Dr. Amanda Luria (credit only)
Ella Chan ...
Patricia Fagen ...
Corrie Barcliffe


Jackson Barcliffe's sister meanly refuses access of the gentle ex-addict, who has been clean for 8 months after drug rehab, to his family until he repays a $680 debt. So he desperately turns to his former dealer for a loan. However at the same time an undercover cop has led the SRU team to the drug dealer's place. Ed, Gregory and their men face impossible choices. Sam tells Ed about his Afghanistan trauma. Written by KGF Vissers

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Sgt. Gregory Parker: [Wordy sees the crowd cheering for the arrested drug dealer and starts walking towards them but is blocked by Parker] Kevin, where you going?
Kevin 'Wordy' Wordsworth: I don't know. That was messed up.
Sgt. Gregory Parker: I know. You okay?
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Written by Tim Baker
Performed by Hey Rosetta!
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