A young woman on the run from the mob poses as her wealthy twin sister to try and evade them, but soon discovers that her sister has a price on her head as well.
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 Bridget Kelly / ... (22 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Henry Butler (22 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Andrew Martin (22 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Victor Machado (22 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Juliet Martin (18 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Malcolm Ward (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Tyler Barrett (9 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Mr. Carpenter (9 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Olivia Charles (9 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Catherine Martin (9 episodes, 2012)
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Bridget is six months sober and starting to get her life back on track when she becomes the sole witness to a professional hit. She flees to New York, telling no one. In New York, Bridget reunites with her estranged twin, Siobhan. Wealthy, pampered and seemingly happily married, Siobhan lives what appears to be a fairy tale life. The identical twin sisters seem to be mending their frayed relationship, until Siobhan disappears overboard during a boat trip the two take together, and Bridget makes the split decision to take on her sister's identity. She discovers shocking secrets, not only about her sister and her marriage, but other secrets as well. Bridget soon realizes she is no safer as Siobhan than she is as herself. Written by Anonymous

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Co-stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and Kristoffer Polaha have both played members of the Kennedy family in television movies. Gellar played the teenage Jacqueline Bouvier in the 1991 miniseries A Woman Named Jackie (1991), and Polaha played Bouvier's son, John F. Kennedy Jr., in 2003's America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story (2003). See more »

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Beautiful and great concept. But sloppy.
2 October 2011 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

After watching the three first episodes, I'd thought I would write a short (p)review. The pilot is basically used to set up the premise, and while it lacks the beautiful polish of the following episodes, it really kick-start the series. And I can forgive the few shortcomings of the pilot.

The following two episodes were beautifully produced (if that's right word) and Sarah Michelle Gellar is perfect in her role. The series also have that hard-to-put-your-finger-on-and-even-harder-to-achieve feeling. I kind of got a "Cruel Intentions" vibe. But just as with Sarah Michelle Gellar, it's a more mature and confident feeling. It's really great.

There's, in my humble opinion, just one flaw with "Ringer". But it's a flaw that could potentially ruin everything. The problem is that while the concept is great, Sarah Michelle Gellar is perfect and the production has that great feeling, the writing seems very sloppy. There are so many inconsistencies and plot holes that I get frustrated. The problem is basically limited to the thriller part of the writing, almost as if that writing was forced in by accountants rather than delivered by the writers.

And if it continues down this path, I think it's going to backfire and ruin everything. This is, of course, only my speculations, but I think that the thriller writing must up to par with the rest. Whether it be a problem caused by money counters or that the "thriller writers" are too junior or have to little resources. Otherwise I think that this series will collapse, and that would really be a shame.


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