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Karen Sisco 

Smart. Sexy. Tough. Karen Sisco is a United States Marshal on Miami's Gold Coast. In pursuit of dangerous fugitives, Karen must pick her way through the dark underbelly of South Beach ... See full summary »

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Wednesday, April 14, 2004

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Complete series cast summary:
Carla Gugino ...  Karen Sisco 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Bill Duke ...  Amos Andrews 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Robert Forster ...  Marshall Sisco 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Jeffrey De Serrano ...  Edwards 6 episodes, 2003-2004
William O'Leary ...  Phil Kavanagh 5 episodes, 2003-2004
Frank Pesce ...  Sonny 5 episodes, 2003-2004
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Smart. Sexy. Tough. Karen Sisco is a United States Marshal on Miami's Gold Coast. In pursuit of dangerous fugitives, Karen must pick her way through the dark underbelly of South Beach nightlife and the sunshine and glitz of Palm Beach highlife while she struggles to win the respect of her supervisor and fellow officers. Karen is a barely concealed weapon who can take down a suspect twice her size. The only man she truly trusts is her father, a retired Marshal with a wealth of life experience and street smarts. He's Karen's confidant, counselor, confessor, and her rock when her confidence wavers which it does every time she tries to connect romantically with a man. Based on the character portrayed by Jennifer Lopez in Elmore Leonard's Out of Sight (1998), Karen Sisco is that rare combination of action and character-drama, with a fresh and original young lead. Written by Chuck T.

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This US Marshal always gets her man.

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Shares the same universe as the series Justified (2010). See more »

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Referenced in Justified: Cut Ties (2012) See more »

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First two minutes
25 July 2004 | by UACWSee all my reviews

I knew I had seen something special. After the hour-long episode 5 (Nostalgia) I knew I had not imagined it. Yes, this was a critics' favourite, and yes, they all gave the same reasons and impressions I'd had. There's no coincidence here.

What is it that gets you to not turn the channel? When you see something intriguing already in the opening titles? Les Paul used to say that an audience will never remember the first song you play - they're busy making up their minds whether they like you or not, and they make up their minds in those first two minutes.

So with Karen Sisco. This is well acted, well directed, and above all well written. More and more it's become apparent to me how vital a good teleplay is: without it the directing and acting will fall apart, lacking a foothold.

I imagine this crew has a lot of fun. Yes, there's violence, and I don't like that, but there's a coziness and a sense of adventure too. And the humour - or should I say wit?

Enjoy.


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Official Sites:

ABC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 2003 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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