The Cape (2011– )

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Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape"


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Series cast summary:
 The Cape / ... (10 episodes, 2011)
 Max Malini (10 episodes, 2011)
 Orwell (10 episodes, 2011)
 Peter Fleming / ... (10 episodes, 2011)
 Dana Faraday (10 episodes, 2011)
 Trip Faraday (10 episodes, 2011)
 Marty Voyt (10 episodes, 2011)
 Rollo (10 episodes, 2011)
 Ruvi (8 episodes, 2011)
 Dominic Raoul / ... (6 episodes, 2011)
 Travis Hall (6 episodes, 2011)
 Raia (6 episodes, 2011)


Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape"

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The only way to clear his name is to take a new one. See more »


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9 January 2011 (USA)  »

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A Köpeny  »

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According to composer Bear McCreary, the orchestra sessions for the show use over 70 players, the most ever employed for a TV show. See more »


Referenced in Community: Advanced Introduction to Finality (2013) See more »

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Liked it despite some of it's rough edges.
9 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

ABC's new show "The Cape" has a lot of good things going for it; especially with it's 1940's pulp-inspired superhero atmosphere, suspense, and hints at the mystical, which I really liked and hope in the near future, gets further explored. However, I felt the plot went by WAY too quickly. It would've been nice to see the plot unfold at a reasonably slower pace and get the audience to become more accustomed to the characters and proceedings. But there are some decent plot twists that made me smile though there are few between as the premiere episode was two hours long so even at that length, not everything can be fully explained.

I must say that it was a good start to a series that's hopefully getting better and better at the moment but I won't get my hopes up too soon as NBC's more recent superhero show, which had so much potential in which to build on(as evidenced by it's stellar first season) but with writer's strikes and the realization that Tim Kring and co really had no foundation for the subsequent seasons, the show died a tragic death. I'm hoping that with more polish and sophistication that this series will be a hit unless NBC and those on board learn their lessons and not screw it up.

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