Major Jim Tisnewski, until recently an active special forces commando, takes up a Pentagon job as assistant of US Army colonel Eli McNulty. He now must learn to battle the Pentagon way ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Benjamin Bratt ...  Maj. Jim Tisnewski / ... 23 episodes, 2005-2006
Aunjanue Ellis ...  MSgt. Jocelyn Pierce 23 episodes, 2005-2006
Dennis Hopper ...  Col. Eli McNulty 23 episodes, 2005-2006
Kelly Rutherford ...  Samantha 'Sonny' Liston 21 episodes, 2005-2006
Kerr Smith ...  Bobby Wilkerson 16 episodes, 2005-2006
Maurice Compte ...  Charlie Gutierrez 11 episodes, 2005-2006
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Major Jim Tisnewski, until recently an active special forces commando, takes up a Pentagon job as assistant of US Army colonel Eli McNulty. He now must learn to battle the Pentagon way against politicians and careerist officers who often oppose what makes operational sense. On occasion, Jim returns to his team or otherwise interacts with his former mates, especially Bobby Wilkerson. Jim also develops a triangle relationship with a CIA agent, his lover, and Pentagon lawyer Samantha 'Sonny' Liston, who has a crush on the hunky officer-gentleman. Written by KGF Vissers

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The Pentagon. The Missions. The Heroes.

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

D.O.S. - Division des opérations spéciales See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

NBC gave the show a full-season order of 22 episodes but only aired 14. See more »

Quotes

Colonel McNulty: Sunday mornings at the Pentagon. Can't you just feel the love?
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Featured in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #13.19 (2005) See more »

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Enjoyable show, even if not perfectly accurate
26 April 2006 | by temp0-1See all my reviews

The political and bureaucratic hurdles facing covert operations make an interesting and informative juxtaposition to the actual operations themselves. The show is like the West Wing (with somewhat less left-wing bias) combined with The Unit (without the soap opera/Desperate Housewives storyline). The characters are realistic, and the special forces exploits appear fairly plausible; however, I doubt that Pentagon staffers head into the field with any regularity, even if that does make for good television.

I enjoy E-Ring and hope NBC or another network picks it back up and continues to run it. (It would be amusing if E-Ring were to go the way of JAG, which started on NBC, was dropped at the end of the first season, and then ran for nine additional, successful seasons on CBS.) Whoever runs it, I certainly hope the show is not killed for good.

Thanks for reading.

-dave


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