A deputy sheriff is confronted with the unsolved mystery of a half-dozen child kidnappings over the past decade in a small town in Minnesota.
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 Tommy Conroy (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Henley Boone / ... (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Rachel Conroy (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Roger Hobbs (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Georgia Bravin (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Eli 'Root Beer' Rogers (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Andrew Haplin (8 episodes, 2010)
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 John Haplin (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Merritt Grieves (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Peggy Haplin (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Lincoln Stiviletto (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Womper Stiviletto (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Rose Perkins (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Baby Boy Stiviletto (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Joanie Jenkins (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Kelvin Tolliver (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Ronald Stiviletto (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Emma Conroy (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Sheriff Griffin Conroy (6 episodes, 2010)
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 Big Dave Duncan (6 episodes, 2010)
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 Greggy Stiviletto (6 episodes, 2010)
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 Handsome Dan Farmer (6 episodes, 2010)
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 Carol Haplin (6 episodes, 2010)
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 Shell Jenkins / ... (6 episodes, 2010)
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 Irene Vaughn (6 episodes, 2010)
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 Esther Klapman (6 episodes, 2010)
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 Dot Meadows (5 episodes, 2010)
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 Levon (5 episodes, 2010)
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 Perry Steckler (4 episodes, 2010)
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Haplin, Minnesota "Happy Town" is approaching five years of peace after being riddled for years by unsolved kidnappings. But, in the wake of this small town's first crime in five years, some dark truths are being revealed about some familiar faces. They say every town has its secrets... that doesn't even begin to describe Happy Town. Written by Anonymous

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When filming the "Thawfest" carnival scene for the series pilot, the cast sweltered in their winter coats with the actual temperature hovering above 60 degrees F. The scene location, Montebello Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada on April 2, 2009, had been snow-free for almost 2 months. See more »

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Great show!
21 March 2010 | by (Hollywood, Ca) – See all my reviews

I got a sneak peak at the first two episodes of this show at a friend's house (who worked on the show) and it's really great.

It's very different from the original 2 hour pilot from May that other people have mentioned. The characters are quirky and fun, and the world they set up is an interesting one that definitely balances mystery with the intrigue of small town politics, and leaves a lot of room to grow in future episodes.

Geoff Stults is great as Tommy, and all the other characters are compelling to watch, especially Sam Neil as Merritt Grieves, and the guy who plays Dan Farmer (Peter Outerbridge). Lauren German is lovely as Henley (the new girl in town), and Steven Weber and Frances Conroy are wonderfully menacing as the heads of the town-founding Haplin family.

Saying it's 'the next Twin Peaks' sets an impossibly high bar, but it really does look like a worthy successor and will be a lot of fun to watch.

I can't wait to see the rest of the episodes!


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