Officer Carter Shaw and his team go undercover - sometimes too deep, among the criminals of modern-day Los Angeles.

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 Lt. Carter Shaw (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Ty Curtis (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Dean Bendis (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Jaimie Allen / ... (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Alex Rice (10 episodes, 2010)
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The deeper his cover, the bigger the rush.


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dark crime police procedural
14 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

Unconventional LAPD officer Lt. Carter Shaw (Dylan McDermott) leads an undercover unit employing questionable tactics. Ty Curtis (Omari Hardwick) is struggling to maintain both his work and his marriage to Melissa. Dean Bendis (Logan Marshall-Green) is on the edge of his dark side. Carter recruits Jaimie Allen (Nicki Aycox) into the team counting on her abilities to lie such as her new identity hiding from her criminal past. In the second season, they are joined by FBI agent Alex Rice (Tricia Helfer).

This show relies on a dark crime gangster sense in a police procedural. It's very manufactured at times. Luckily, McDermott has the intensity to pull it off. The gangster lowlife sensibility gets a bit tired. I like Nicki Aycox's storyline. However, the rest of it blends into one giant mishmash of tough guy bravado.


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