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Special Unit 2 

Detectives Kate Benson and Nick O'Malley from a secret Chicago P.D. unit solve violent crimes committed by mythological creatures aka 'Links' while trying to hide the Links existence from the general public.

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Evan Katz
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2   1  
2002   2001  

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Landes ...  Detective Nicholas O'Malley 19 episodes, 2001-2002
Alexondra Lee ...  Detective Kate Benson 19 episodes, 2001-2002
Richard Gant ...  Captain Richard Page 19 episodes, 2001-2002
Danny Woodburn ...  Carl the Gnome 19 episodes, 2001-2002
Jonathan Togo ...  Jonathan / ... 12 episodes, 2001-2002
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Storyline

With the exception of vampires, every monster from folklore and mythology is a missing link between apes and humans, and they all seem to love Chicago. To combat the threat, Chicago PD formed Special Unit 2, known to the rest of the department as a deep-cover plainclothes unit they should steer clear of, to hunt them down and eliminate them. Officer Kate Benson, who has always been seeing things out of the corner of her eye since childhood, gets recruited into the unit when she discovers people are being kidnapped by real-life gargoyles for food and is paired up with trigger-happy Nicholas O'Malley. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Monsters are real. Deal with it!


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Official Sites:

SCI-FI Channel

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

SU2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(19 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Frequently pokes fun at its fellow UPN supernatural/action/comedy series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997). For instance, in the first episode, Captain Page tells Kate that all myths and stories of monsters are based on actual creatures, except vampires, which are total fiction. See more »

Goofs

The Golden City Dry Cleaner sign has a phone number at the very bottom. In some shots the number '7' will be present; in other shots it will be absent. See more »

Quotes

Kendall: Don't even waste your time trying to negotiate with me. I do it for a living and I've probably made more money this year than you'll ever make in your entire life.
Nick O'Malley: Well, at least I don't turn into a Great Dane every month.
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5 September 2005 | by lastlimeSee all my reviews

I started watching SU2 on the first night it aired..saw all 19 episodes...recently bought it on DVD from Ebay. great show..as the other commenter said, there was great chemistry between the two stars..unfortunate we never saw them get together..Carl the Gnome was hilarious and so was Jonathan Togo. we're lucky it ran for a second season. hope they (officially) come out with it on DVD. great monsters and special effects, the plots were strong and believable. love this show. too bad i haven't seen Alexondra Lee or Michael Landes in anything recently. email me at lastlime@gmail.com if you have questions.


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