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Ringer 

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 ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Sarah Michelle Gellar ...  Bridget Kelly / ... 22 episodes, 2011-2012
Kristoffer Polaha ...  Henry Butler 22 episodes, 2011-2012
Ioan Gruffudd ...  Andrew Martin 22 episodes, 2011-2012
Nestor Carbonell ...  Agent Victor Machado 22 episodes, 2011-2012
Zoey Deutch ...  Juliet Martin 18 episodes, 2011-2012
Mike Colter ...  Malcolm Ward 17 episodes, 2011-2012
Justin Bruening ...  Tyler Barrett 9 episodes, 2011-2012
Jason Dohring ...  Mr. Carpenter 9 episodes, 2011-2012
Jaime Murray ...  Olivia Charles 9 episodes, 2011-2012
Andrea Roth ...  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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13 September 2011 (USA) See more »

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Friends of Siobhan often shorten her name to "Siobh" (pronounced "Shiv"). This is also a slang term for a makeshift blade or weapon used in prison. See more »

Crazy Credits

The title credits utilize special effects in that the "N" in Ringer splits into two opposite pieces symbolizing the twin sisters that are often opposed to each other. The written credits that appear under the title are split but become one piece, symbolizing the sisters taking each other's place to appear as one person. See more »

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The pilot is "meh" but if you stick with it, by episode 3 and 4 you'll be so glad you did.
1 November 2011 | by engagedtopreciousSee all my reviews

After seeing the pilot episode, I wasn't quite sure what to think. It wasn't awful, but it didn't outright grab me and make me think "I have to watch next week", either. But I decided to give it time to develop, and around episode three I was very grateful I had not given up on it, because currently episode seven just aired and it's one of the best shows I've watched in a long time. Boy, does it improve. The only other show I've been this interested in this season is "American Horror Story."

The plot really starts to come together by episode three, the performances improve every week as the actors settle more into their characters, and the writing and twists just keep getting better and better. This is definitely one show that improves as it goes on. Currently there are so many interesting plot threads and potential outcomes that it's like one big juicy mystery/thriller/soap opera that, by the end of episode four, keeps you riveted and wanting more when the credits roll. It helps that the writers also use the time-honored but catchy tradition of ending every episode with a cliffhanger, ala "Alias" and "True Blood." The cliffhangers for the past few episodes have been nothing short of fantastic and if the show keeps going at this pace, it's going to be one of the most addicting dramas I've seen in a long time. The writers manage to blend the mixture of drama and crime thriller perfectly so it never feels like you're watching too much of either. And as for the double-crosses and the twists, I haven't seen this much insanity since "Dynasty" or "Melrose Place." Every week so far has had at least one "WTF!" moment.

So, in short, if you watched the pilot and it turned you off, please give it another chance because I promise it gets better as it goes along and by episode four you will be HOOKED. And for those who haven't given it a chance yet, you don't know what you're missing out on. Make it through the first two episodes and pretty soon you'll be very glad you did. The plot is currently truly intriguing and there are so many ways it could go each week and it always leaves you guessing. The show is playing all of its cards right and really got it together quickly to become one of the best new shows this season. I, for one, can't wait for Tuesdays.


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