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 Ben McMahon (22 episodes, 2011)
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 Richard Stirling (22 episodes, 2011)
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 Erin O'Shaughnessy (22 episodes, 2011)
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 Lina Badir (22 episodes, 2011)
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 Janet King (22 episodes, 2011)
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 Tatum Novak (22 episodes, 2011)
Peter Kowitz ...
 Tony Gillies (22 episodes, 2011)
Jeanette Cronin ...
 Tracey Samuels (22 episodes, 2011)
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 David Sinclair (22 episodes, 2011)
Jerome Ehlers ...
 Rhys Kowalski (22 episodes, 2011)
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 Andy Campbell (17 episodes, 2011)
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 Conrad De Groot (17 episodes, 2011)
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 Harry (17 episodes, 2011)
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 Julie Rousseau (16 episodes, 2011)
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 Justice Rosenberg (10 episodes, 2011)

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Crownies follows five young solicitors fresh out of law school as they face the pressures and madness of modern single life - in a fast paced workplace that highlights the moral dilemmas and big issues facing an apparently civilised society

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..new but not that much improved
7 June 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Crownies was a show that really deserved a better fate. Even if it was not to have gone past a second season, there were enough open story-lines at the end of season one that truly should have been allowed to play out in a second concluding season.

As for the delayed spin-off (Janet King), it's a good show, but lacks the warmth and charm of the first series. They kept all the five young actors to start off, but quickly dropped one then another, distancing the new series from the concept of the old.

What remains is of good quality, but less viewer friendly. It's unfortunate they decided to go completely away from the predecessor. Had they found a better balance between the two, retaining the best of both, it could have now overall been even that much better. As although the show now by design is very different, it's not necessarily that much better. It's more mature and serious (less soap box).. but not as much fun.


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