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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 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)
Keegan Joyce ...
 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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One of Australia's best shows
10 September 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I was overjoyed to hear this show is back, and stunned to realise I'd forgotten about it (although it's been a year without a season).

Being reminded of its existence, let alone the prospect of another season, was enough to cause uncontrollable grinning.

I love everything about it. The production values, the writing, the casting, the acting, it's all superb. But what I love most about it is the show's timbre; its aim and stance; its beautifully human angle. Many bonus points also for the regular moments of absolute hilarity.

After watching the first episode of the second season, I can't wait for next week... this will get the long months waiting for the final instalment of Breaking Bad off to a good start.


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