Jake Doyle and his father Malachy run a private investigations agency in St. John's, Newfoundland. Their cases involve them in all sorts of dealings - not all of them on the right side of the law.
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 Jake Doyle (78 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Leslie Bennett (78 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Des Courtney (78 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Tinny Doyle (78 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Malachy Doyle (77 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Rose Miller (77 episodes, 2010-2014)
Bob Cole ...
 The Republic (77 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Sergeant Daniel Hood / ... (49 episodes, 2010-2014)
Sean Panting ...
 Walter McLean (41 episodes, 2010-2014)
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Jake Doyle and his father Malachy run a private investigations agency in St. John's, Newfoundland. Their cases involve them in all sorts of dealings - not all of them on the right side of the law.

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Trouble is his business and business is good.

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Doyle és Doyle - Ketten bevetésen  »

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RoD star Allan Hawco is friends with actor Russell Crowe, who has guest starred on "Republic of Doyle." Among various connections, Russell has played music with Alan Doyle, lead singer for the Canadian folk rock band Great Big Sea (the group performs the show's theme sign, "Oh Yeah"). Both Alan Doyle and the actor who plays Jake Doyle are from St. John's (and they also have the same first name). See more »

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Featured in The Hour: Episode #7.75 (2011) See more »

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Oh Yeah
Performed by Great Big Sea
Written by Alan Doyle, Sean McCann, Bob Hallett, Hawksley Workman, Jeen O'Brien
Published by Hawksleytown Publishing, Skinner's Hill Music Ltd, Kilbride Music Ltd, and Lean Ground Music Ltd
Courtesy of Great Big Sea/Warner Music Canada Co.
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Predictable and Unfunny
15 November 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The acting isn't bad and they have had some good guest stars on this show with a lead who is perfectly fine in the role, but I don't like this show.

I think my main problem is with the writing and/or maybe just the type of show and humour it is. I don't understand what they're doing most of the time.

It's very predictable and by that I don't just mean the story, I also mean all of the jokes they do. The story and the jokes are so predictable it actually annoys me. What's the point of watching something so poorly written and predictable that you know everything that's coming before it even happens?

And what is the CBC's fascination with producing shows with eastern Canadians? Why no prime time comedies from the Prairies or BC? Mercer, 22 and a bunch of other shows over the years haven't been enough?

This comedy is pretty lame.


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