A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.

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 Neal Caffrey (81 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Peter Burke (81 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Mozzie / ... (81 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Elizabeth Burke (81 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Clinton Jones (81 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Diana Barrigan (69 episodes, 2009-2014)
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The unlikely partnership between charming con artist Neal Caffrey and straightman FBI agent Peter Burke. Caffrey provides his expertise to help Burke catch other elusive criminals in exchange for his freedom, and together they prove that to solve the hardest crimes, you must hire the smartest criminal. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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In the episode White Collar: Bottlenecked (2010) Peter calls Matthew Keller the "Bizarro Neal" which is a reference to a character Tim DeKay played in the comedy series Seinfeld (1989) where he played Kevin in the episode Seinfeld: The Bizarro Jerry (1996), which was a reference to "Bizarro" characters in comic books. See more »

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Fiona Glenanne: ["Characters Welcome" crossover ad with "Burn Notice": Fiona Glenanne takes a gun out of her purse to get her ringing cellphone at a restaurant where she's having lunch with Michael Westen] Ah, damn, I missed it.
Peter Burke: You have a permit for that weapon?
Fiona Glenanne: [covers the gun with a napkin] What weapon?
Peter Burke: The one right there.
Michael Westen: That's a napkin.
Peter Burke: I can literally see it.
Fiona Glenanne: Oh, that's my cellphone.
Peter Burke: Well, then what is that?
Fiona Glenanne: My other cellphone.
Michael Westen: She's a big talker.
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14 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very clever and has your rooting for both the good guys (FBI) and the bad guy (Neal in this case). The pairing of the FBI couple is just right and of course Matt as the con reminds me so much of Pierce Brosnan in the movie "After the Sunset" in which he played a perfect con man and there grew to be a grudging respect between the con and the FBI guy (Woody).

I can see that happening here too and if this lives up to the first few episodes, I'll be tuning in each week as this show is refreshing. I'm tired of the gore in many of the top crime shows. I actually taped this and showed the first two episodes to a few friends that hadn't heard of it and now I have them hooked on it and they want to watch it each week. Let's hope the networks finally realize the gore is getting to be too much and this type of show really works and let's hope it lasts a long time.


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