The Mayor proposes a drop-in center for the hookers in the fenced and gated red-light district for their health and safety - they would be required to go there following any business transaction in ...
Da Vinci greases the wheels on all sides: he lays down the law with both the police and fire union reps using the tactic of the extra manpower on the books, and discusses with Leary the progress in ...
Da Vinci meets with an old buddy from his police days, Nelson Horner, who has been doing some work for the Solicitor General's office. He gives Da Vinci a head's up that he is "being set up to take a...
Former Vancouver City Coroner, Dominic Da Vinci, has just been elected Mayor of Vancouver. Opinionated, Mayor Da Vinci tries to implement some controversial policies for the City, including a red light district for prostitutes, safe injection sites for the troubled drug dependent population in the Downtown Eastside, and cross-training between the police department and fire & rescue. With the assistance of his hard working aides, Rita Mah and Sam Berger, Da Vinci is not averse to bending the rules or making back room deals to achieve his goals. But he must also work in holding together his caucus of City Councillors, and dealing with an uncooperative Police Chief who is at political and philosophical odds with the Mayor.Written by
As in the previous series "Da Vinci's Inquest" the character of Dominic Da Vinci was based on the real-life B.C. Chief Coroner Larry Campbell, who after his tenure of coroner acted as a technical adviser on the show. Like the character of Dominic Da Vinci, Larry Campbell was elected mayor of Vancouver in 2002. See more »
Being American, the first thing that jumps out at you is the different accents, cadence, expressions of the characters. The show is based in Vancouver and you really get a feel for a distinct area (never been to Vancouver or even close so don't know if its authentic, just unique).
The show is extremely fast paced with a large number of plot lines that move slowly throughout the show. Its really the kind of program you need to follow, now that its in syndication on WGN I've taped it daily so that's easier to do. The characters are very well developed and the plot lines intricate.
Show also has a nice soundtrack and is very well produced. Recommend it highly!
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