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Psych 

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A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases.

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Steve Franks
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Cast

Series cast summary:
James Roday ...  Shawn Spencer / ... 121 episodes, 2006-2014
Dulé Hill ...  Burton Guster / ... 121 episodes, 2006-2014
Timothy Omundson ...  Carlton Lassiter / ... 121 episodes, 2006-2014
Maggie Lawson ...  Juliet O'Hara / ... 120 episodes, 2006-2014
Corbin Bernsen ...  Henry Spencer 120 episodes, 2006-2014
Kirsten Nelson ...  Karen Vick 119 episodes, 2006-2014
Liam James ...  Young Shawn 60 episodes, 2006-2010
Sage Brocklebank ...  Buzz McNab / ... 57 episodes, 2006-2014
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Storyline

Think you are psychic? Shawn Spencer makes his living pretending to be. Shawn and his best friend Gus own a business called Psych. They are able to stay in business only because of the cases they work with Santa Barbara police department as psychics. Shawn and Gus go through many ups and downs trying to keep the ruse up. Can they pretend forever? Or is the world they built going to come crumbling down?

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Taglines:

To Predict and Serve. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

USA Network [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Psych See more »

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Stereo | Dolby Digital

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Color

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16 : 9
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Trivia

According to his "MySpace" page, the following is a list of jobs that Shawn Spencer held before becoming the CEO of Psych: Newport Sailing Assoc., Newport Beach, California, U.S., Assistant Race Chair 2006; English, Inc. Kho Samui, TH Teacher, TEFL 2005; Comerica Park Detroit, Michigan, U.S., Concessions Vendor 2005; Apollo Agency Seattle, Washington, U.S., Foot and Ankle Model 2005; Ben and Jerry's Burlington , Vermont U.S., Customer Service 2004; Minute Maid Park Houston, Texas, U.S., Concessions Vendor 2004; Aquablanca Expeditions San José, Costa Rica Raft Guide 2003-2004; U.S. Cellular Field Chicago, Illinois, U.S., Concessions Vendor 2003; Flynn Special Events Santa Barbara, California, U.S., Event Planner 2003; Mo's Outdoor Decor Santa Barbara, California, U.S., Christmas Light Hanger 2002; Graceland By Night, Inc. Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., Tour Guide 2002; Miller Park Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S., Concessions Vendor 2002; Oscar Meyer Wienermobile Madison, Wisconsin, U.S., Driver 2001 - 2002; Safeco Field Seattle, Washington, U.S., Concessions Vendor 2001; Feedback, Inc. Santa Barbara, California, U.S., Mystery Shopper 2000-2001; Turner Field Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., Concessions Vendor 2000; Assemblyman Skip Warner El Paso, Texas, U.S., Constituent Relations 1999; Camp Durango Silverton, Colorado, U.S., Water Ski Instructor 1998-1999; Barrett's Mardi Gras Universe Algiers, Louisiana, U.S., Construction 1997-1998; Hampton Inn Austin, Texaa, U.S., Desk Clerk 1995-1996; Pacific Emerald Cruise Lines San Pedro, California, U.S., Lifeguard 1994-1995. During one episode, he mentions having worked at Meineke for two afternoons. See more »

Goofs

Gus & Shawn will occasionally mention eating Japadogs, which at the time of filming, were street vendors located only in Vancouver, Canada where the show was filmed and not in Santa Barbara, California where it is supposed to take place. See more »

Quotes

Henry Spencer: [watching Shawn jump up and down because he just figured out the case] Shawn, don't you *dare* learn a wrong lesson while I'm trying to teach you a right lesson!
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Crazy Credits

Each time a guest performer sings the theme song, they sing the entire song as opposed the shorter version in normal episodes. See more »

Alternate Versions

As of 2018, unlike the ION channel reruns which left the episodes uncut, the Hallmark Channel censors some of the language and suggestive humor despite it being mild. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #27.160 (2011) See more »

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I Know You Know
Written by Steve Franks
Performed by The Friendly Indians
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A Show for Everyone!
13 July 2006 | by eba12See all my reviews

Psych truly is a show for everyone. It's use of sarcasm and witty repartee is hilarious which obviously shows that USA Network knows how to define characters. I love the fact that they rely more on character performance rather than the solving of the crime, because it allows you to know the character and relate to him or her. Knowing a character really gets you involved in their life, whether it be your best friend, or someone on television Friday nights. If you want to fall out of your seat laughing, this show is definitely for you. Next weeks episode "Spellingg Bee" looks more promising than the premiere, if that's even a possibility. All else we can really do is welcome Psych, because it's obviously here to stay!


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