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The Unit 

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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

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David Mamet
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4   3   2   1  
2009   2008   2007   2006   Unknown  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Dennis Haysbert ...  Jonas Blane 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Regina Taylor ...  Molly Blane 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Audrey Marie Anderson ...  Kim Brown 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Robert Patrick ...  Colonel Tom Ryan 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Max Martini ...  Mack Gerhardt 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Abby Brammell ...  Tiffy Gerhardt 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Scott Foley ...  Bob Brown 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Michael Irby ...  Charles Grey 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Demore Barnes ...  Hector Williams 45 episodes, 2006-2009
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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

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Taglines:

Secret missions. Secret lives. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller | War

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The names on the whiteboard on the refrigerator of the team's ready room (where the team indicates the number of beers they owe) are the real names of the cast and crew, not the names of their characters. See more »

Goofs

In an Army unit there would actually been several layers of command between the Colonel (later Brigadier General) and The Unit itself. This would have included at least one Major or Captain and one or more Lieutenants. While the Colonel would have overall operational command at the base level, the junior officers would likely have had more of a direct command and control responsibility for the enlisted personnel. See more »

Connections

References House of Games (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

The Freedom to Be
Written by Kit Hain
Performed by Erika Schiff (as Erika)
Courtesy of Wild Pink Music (ASCAP)
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Getting better as it goes!
2 April 2006 | by JohnCrowSee all my reviews

I saw the commercials for "The Unit", and was intrigued. Then I started watching this show, and it just seems to be getting better as it goes. It kind of reminds me of a Tom Clancy novel, and the last episode I saw had three seemingly separate plot lines going, which eventually became tied together, two of them ended up being parts of the same main story line. Besides the military thrills from the precision excellence of this black-ops unit (which doesn't exist, of course), there are always personal stories and lots of aspects of this show that most anybody should be able to enjoy. I love it when the good guys kick the bad guys collective asses! Well written, and good acting all around. Interesting plot twists, I was caught by surprise more then a few times. There are some really great lines, and it is so much more than just a shoot-em-up action show. My emotions were running wild. I hope this show stays around for years to come!


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Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2006 (USA) See more »

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