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Karen Sisco 

The adventures of U.S. Marshal Karen Sisco in Miami.


Jason Smilovic




2007   2004   2003  




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


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.


Crime | Drama


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


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

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How did Veronica Mars make it and not this?
6 September 2006 | by skooshieSee all my reviews

As others have noted in these comments why is it that studio execs keep putting reality show dreck on? I have never watched survivor, the bachelor or any other "reality" show drivel. Since really those shows are for the average person to have their 15 minutes of fame and since most of them are self centered idiots (at least that is what the commercials show them as) why would a rational, thinking person ever watch it. If you want to watch a reality show watch The Soup and you will get the best parts of it anyway. This show was very well put together and if you had watched the Jennifer Lopez/George Clooney vehicle Out of Sight you would have gotten a little bit of background on her character. This could have been an excellent series. This and Ms Gugino's other series Threshold (way, way better than Invasion even though that has William Fichter)I don't get it. Two series that she has been in and both well done and what do the networks do? Please someone slap them for those of us that would like a little bit of thinking behind out entertainment.

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Release Date:

1 October 2003 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(10 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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