Rake (2010– )

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Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.

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Cast

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 Cleaver Greene (24 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 David Potter (24 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Barney Meagher (24 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Scarlet Meagher (24 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Nicole (24 episodes, 2010-2014)
Caroline Brazier ...
 Wendy Greene (23 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Fuzz Greene (22 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Melissa Partridge (21 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Cal McGregor (16 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Col Mancusi (15 episodes, 2010-2014)
Lachlan Judd ...
 Adam Meagher (15 episodes, 2010-2014)
Tom Poulton ...
 Max Meagher (12 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Kirsty Corella (11 episodes, 2010-2014)
Madeline Towns ...
 Zoe Meagher (11 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Advisor Chris / ... (10 episodes, 2012-2014)
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Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.

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Cleaver Greene's character is loosely based on one of Sydney's most colourful barristers, an author and co-creator of Rake, Charles Waterstreet. Both (fictional) Greene and Waterstreet have a Bachelor of Law from the University of New South Wales. See more »

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Remade as Rake (2013) See more »

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Typical Australian TV
27 September 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Typical Australian TV: same handful of actors regurgitated over and over like an old boys club (why was Martin Henderson cast as an American when he is incapable of delivering lines in an American tongue?); same self-consciously humorous scripts as subtle as Comic Capers – it's basically the Chaser's War minus a few farts and cream pies. When will our producers dare to lose this cringeworthy jingoism and allow our entertainment to meet world sensibilities? It's as insular as it was in 1960something. And this coming from the ABC! Unpardonable tripe. Like chucking a bucket of pigswill at the proletariat. I'm as embarrassed as I am about the Pauline Hansons and Fred Niles over this kind of stuff.


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