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Veronica Mars 

After her best friend is murdered, and her father is removed as county Sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.

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Series cast summary:
Kristen Bell ...  Veronica Mars 64 episodes, 2004-2007
Percy Daggs III ...  Wallace Fennel 64 episodes, 2004-2007
Jason Dohring ...  Logan Echolls 64 episodes, 2004-2007
Francis Capra ...  Eli 'Weevil' Navarro 64 episodes, 2004-2007
Enrico Colantoni ...  Keith Mars 64 episodes, 2004-2007
Ryan Hansen ...  Dick Casablancas 52 episodes, 2004-2007
Teddy Dunn ...  Duncan Kane 44 episodes, 2004-2006
Michael Muhney ...  Sheriff Don Lamb 40 episodes, 2004-2007
Tina Majorino ...  Cindy 'Mac' Mackenzie 33 episodes, 2004-2007
Brandon Hillock ...  Deputy Jerry Sacks 29 episodes, 2004-2007
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Storyline

The murder of high-school student Lilly Kane shook the seaside town of Neptune, California to the core. For once popular girl Veronica Mars, it meant the loss of her best friend and being ousted from the affluent crowd that she once thought were her friends. Her father, Sheriff Keith Mars, found himself voted out of his job after making some unpopular accusations about the murdered girl's family. In response, Keith opened his own private detective agency. Now, Veronica, with her sardonic wit and a few new friends, works as his assistant while also navigating life as a high school (and later college) student. Written by L. Hamre

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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2004 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Rob Thomas had originally wanted a very middle-American dad to play against the wealthy beach town folk of Neptune and included a line in the original pilot script in which Keith (Enrico Colantoni) talked about driving around Omaha as a 20-year-old. The line was changed to driving around Schenectady after Enrico was cast, as Thomas didn't think did look very Nebraskan. The Schenectady line did not appear in the finished pilot, however, and years later the original Omaha line was included as part of the second Veronica Mars book, Mr. Kiss and Tell. See more »

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In episode 2.3, Veronica Mars: Cheatty Cheatty Bang Bang, we see in the phone book that Wallace & his family live at 2414 Rialto Way, however in episode 1.16, Veronica Mars: Betty and Veronica, Veronica (Kristen Bell) says Wallace (Percy Daggs III) lives on the corner of Pleasant Valley and Marigold. See more »

Quotes

Veronica: Got any enemies you know about?
Wallace: Well, there's the Klan.
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We Used to Be Friends
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Are you kidding me?
27 September 2006 | by kmylmlSee all my reviews

After reading quite a few comments from people who thought this show is "horrible," I was really surprised with their reasons. First of all, there are very few TV shows out there that are in every way true to life. Of course the situations aren't completely plausible! That's why we watch TV shows in the first place - we're entertained by things that we would not normally do or see. If I wanted to watch something "realistic" I'd just tape myself and watch it at the end of the day.

What's real in this show is that every character is complicated and has layers in their personality. The bad guy isn't all bad, and the good guy isn't so great either. There's just this gray area - just the way people are.

Then there's the complaint that Veronica Mars is "too smart." And that's a bad thing because...? I'm sick of mindless shows that give away the ending in the first minute and/or have the same tired plots. If witty is not your thing, that is sad and someone needs a good dose of "sense of humor." Maybe everything we watch on TV should be bland and predictable from now on? By the way, detective work is supposed to be logical - not flashy. When you want to look for someone, you'd automatically put a trace on things they own. What did you expect would happen? Some kind of laser tracking thingy?

The writing on this show is amazing, as are the actors and everything else. The artistic value is also incredible. If TV watchers can't appreciate that, then I really am worried about the population.


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