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The Grid 

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A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jemma Redgrave ...  MI6 Agent Emily Tuthill 6 episodes, 2004
James Remar ...  Hudson 'Hud' Benoit 6 episodes, 2004
Piter Marek Piter Marek ...  CIA Agent Raza Michaels 6 episodes, 2004
Silas Carson ...  Dr. Raghib Mutar 6 episodes, 2004
Olek Krupa ...  Stana Moore 6 episodes, 2004
Barna Moricz ...  Kaz Moore 6 episodes, 2004
Emil Marwa Emil Marwa ...  Akil Samoudi 6 episodes, 2004
Robert Forster ...  Jay Aldrich 6 episodes, 2004
Tom Skerritt ...  CIA Deputy Director Acton Sandman 6 episodes, 2004
Imran Ali Imran Ali ...  Kahil 6 episodes, 2004
Carol Anderson Carol Anderson ...  NSC Staffer 6 episodes, 2004
Sarkis Bekmezian Sarkis Bekmezian ...  Samud Amallah 6 episodes, 2004
Suzanne Bertish ...  Sarah Camfield 6 episodes, 2004
Marc Casabani ...  English Voice Replacement / ... 6 episodes, 2004
Fuman Dar Fuman Dar ...  Masir 6 episodes, 2004
Houda Echouafni ...  Nazira 6 episodes, 2004
David Hunt ...  Gregor 6 episodes, 2004
Chapelle Jaffe ...  Catherine Cross 6 episodes, 2004
Jack Langedijk ...  Davi 6 episodes, 2004
Nina Thilas Mohs Nina Thilas Mohs ...  Ilsa Kasselov 6 episodes, 2004
Michael Morris Michael Morris ...  American Newscaster 6 episodes, 2004
Lawrence King-Phillips ...  Ulek 6 episodes, 2004
Robert Purdy ...  MI6 Staffer 6 episodes, 2004
Parvez Qadir Parvez Qadir ...  Hamid Samoudi 6 episodes, 2004
Farzad Sadrian ...  Raffi Mustafa 6 episodes, 2004
Sevag Sagherain Sevag Sagherain ...  Foukara 6 episodes, 2004
Jeff Seymour ...  Omar Massif 6 episodes, 2004
Hassani Shapi Hassani Shapi ...  Julaidin 6 episodes, 2004
Jeremy Thompson Jeremy Thompson ...  British Newscaster 6 episodes, 2004
Badria Timimi ...  Coila 6 episodes, 2004
Agni Scott ...  Reem Mutar 6 episodes, 2004
Adil Yamlahi Adil Yamlahi ...  Akbar 6 episodes, 2004
David Tse ...  Agung 6 episodes, 2004
Dylan McDermott ...  FBI Agent Max Canary 6 episodes, 2004
Julianna Margulies ...  NSA Agent Maren Jackson 6 episodes, 2004
Bernard Hill ...  Agent Derek Jennings 6 episodes, 2004
Paula Devicq ...  Jane McCann 5 episodes, 2004
Alki David ...  Yussef Nasseriah, 'Muhammad' 5 episodes, 2004
Barber Ali ...  Bashara 5 episodes, 2004
Hrant Alianak ...  Yemeni Colonel 5 episodes, 2004
Don Allison Don Allison ...  Howard Masters 5 episodes, 2004
Karim Aouni Karim Aouni ...  Italian Businessman 5 episodes, 2004
Alexander Conti ...  Eddie McCann 5 episodes, 2004
Christopher Cordell ...  FBI Agent #2 5 episodes, 2004
Jake Curran ...  Jeremy 5 episodes, 2004
Elle Downs ...  FBI Agent 5 episodes, 2004
Huss Garbiya Huss Garbiya ...  London Sarin Carrier 5 episodes, 2004
Richie Gibson Richie Gibson ...  Tulane Kid #2 5 episodes, 2004
Martin Herdman ...  Duty Officer 5 episodes, 2004
Samira Ktiri Samira Ktiri ...  French Translator 5 episodes, 2004
Racha Moussadago Racha Moussadago ...  Lagos Waitress 5 episodes, 2004
Anne Bedian ...  Nili Michaels 5 episodes, 2004
Tony Nappo ...  Buzz Corelli 5 episodes, 2004
Ciaran O'Driscoll Ciaran O'Driscoll ...  Young Policeman 5 episodes, 2004
Nora Sheehan Nora Sheehan ...  DIA Analyst 5 episodes, 2004
Serge Soric Serge Soric ...  Menno Kasselov 5 episodes, 2004
Paul Stephen Paul Stephen ...  Waiter 5 episodes, 2004
Badi Uzzaman ...  Hotel Desk Man 5 episodes, 2004
Andres Williams ...  Tulane Kid #1 5 episodes, 2004
Alfred Yaeger Alfred Yaeger ...  Roli Kuster 5 episodes, 2004
Jacques Zartarian Jacques Zartarian ...  French Oil Broker 5 episodes, 2004
Joseph Ziegler ...  Mark Carrier 5 episodes, 2004
Paul Bridle Paul Bridle ...  Refinery Clerk 5 episodes, 2004
James Buller James Buller ...  Jim 5 episodes, 2004
Maggie Castle ...  Cathy 5 episodes, 2004
Abdellah Chakiri Abdellah Chakiri ...  Al Qaeda Leader #2 5 episodes, 2004
Rosemary Dunsmore ...  Lois Avery 5 episodes, 2004
Ivan Marevich ...  Aleksi 5 episodes, 2004
Aaron Neil ...  Cairo Interrogator 5 episodes, 2004
Paulino Nunes ...  Kirk Chase 5 episodes, 2004
Ibrahim Ouabid Ibrahim Ouabid ...  Al Qaeda Leader #1 5 episodes, 2004
Chris Owens ...  Polygrapher 5 episodes, 2004
Ray Donn Ray Donn 5 episodes, 2004
Andrew Martin ...  Guy at the bar 5 episodes, 2004
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Storyline

The story opens with a deadly sarin attack in London. NSC counter-terrorism director Maren Jackson (Margulies) enlists FBI agent Max Canary (McDermott) and CIA Middle Eastern analyst Raza Michaels (Marek) to aid in the investigation. Acton Sandman (Skerritt), CIA deputy director of counter-terrorism, oversees the clandestine operation on foreign soil. Also on the task force is Emily Tuthill (Redgrave), director of operations for Britain's MI6; and Derek Jennings (Hill), MI5 senior director of counter-terrorism. Written by Anonymous

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Global Mission. United Force.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK | USA | Canada

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

19 July 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A hálózat See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(6 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The aerial shot of the CIA headquarters is stock footage from The Bourne Identity (2002). The establishing shot of the CIA headquarters entrance gate is from Spy Game (2001), and is in fact a location in England, not the real CIA headquarters. See more »

Quotes

Al-Q'aeda assassin: You have caught me, so I am a dead man
Derek Jennings: You're only as dead as you wanna be, really, aren't you? so why don't you put the pin back in that thing and hand it over to the officer over there?
[assassin hesitates, then throws grenade]
Derek Jennings: Grenade! Get the grenade!
Derek Jennings: [as assassin flees] Drop the grenade! Drop the grenade!
[assassin pulls another grenade, Jennings leaps on him, shoves the grenade under the assassin and it detonates]
Derek Jennings: [to corpse] Now you're a dead man.
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Alternate Versions

There were two slightly different versions edited - one for the North American market, and one for the British/European market due to the different attitudes to swearing or violence in each market. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) See more »

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It's 24, except its global, and takes many days, but still works.
19 July 2004 | by NYR752001See all my reviews

I have just seen the first episode of the series, and it was compelling and well made.

It reminded me of watching 24, without the high speed tension, and localized setting. This is a global 24 that isn't really hour by hour. But it works well, very well. In fact as you're watching you can sit there and see it working very well. It doesn't just involve the Americans doing everything, which is a nice change. I guess I should organize this a bit better and go into detail about a few of the things I like.

First, I think recent events of the 9/11 commission and their ideas of making a centralized system, as seen in the show. It shows how the CIA and other agencies seem to dislike each other and in fact seems that it is quite like real life. These with recent events make it feel as if you could be watching the news of what could really be happening.

Second, it's nice to be in London, seeing MI5 and MI6, doing their own work, and the relationship between those to agencies, as well as US intelligence.

Third, the acting is quite good for a made for TV movie, and the development of each was well done. It is quite bloody, and has a nice amount of explosions. The camera work is nice and works well.

Fourth, and lastly, the story itself seems to be very well crafted. It fits in so well to today's society that it is quite capable of being a news broadcast rather then fiction.

In the end it is an all around well crafted TV "limited" series, and I will be back next Monday to watch it again! 9/10


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