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Eating the Young 

Jonas and his team must track down and destroy a shipment of surface-to-air missiles after negotiations for their purchase break down.

Director:

J. Miller Tobin (as Miller Tobin)

Writers:

Eric L. Haney (book), David Mamet (creator) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Haysbert ... Jonas Blane
Regina Taylor ... Molly Blane
Robert Patrick ... Colonel Tom Ryan
Audrey Marie Anderson ... Kim Brown
Max Martini ... Mack Gerhardt
Abby Brammell ... Tiffy Gerhardt (credit only)
Michael Irby ... Charles Grey
Demore Barnes ... Hector Williams
Scott Foley ... Bob Brown
Julius Carry ... Colonel George
Luis Antonio Ramos ... Adolpho
Kathleen Noone ... Kathryn
Kate Norby ... Pam
Sarah Avery ... Samantha
Parisa Fitz-Henley ... Laurenda George
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Jonas and his team must track down and destroy a shipment of surface-to-air missiles after negotiations for their purchase break down.

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller | War

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

2 May 2006 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

Brown and Gerhardt visit drug/arms dealer Jimenez to procure the missiles. Grey, Williams, and Blane remain outside on overwatch with scoped rifles. At 18:28 the view through one scope shows the side of Jimenez's house, not the men inside, so that shooter is of no use. Also, a drug/arms dealer who requires as much armed personnel as Jimenez would likely have armored windows, rendering the 5.56 NATO rifles shown as useless. See more »

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Fired Up
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Written by Robert Duncan
This is used as the theme in seasons 1 and 2.
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A Haunting Story
18 January 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

This was one of the better episodes I've seen, maybe the best so far. It had a bit of a haunting ending as Jonas had to go back on his word to a little kid, who really needed to be rescued.

Anyway, the gist of the main story is our guys making sure that a Brazilian drug dealer didn't sell SAMs to the Islamic militants, who were going to use them to shoot down American passenger jets. How they attempt to prevent this from happening was interesting and involved a couple of deceptions.

A secondary story had Kim sticking up the base wives who need sticking up for when it comes to financial problems and other important issues, instead of which flowers to put in your front yard.

No real soap opera sidebar was in this episode, which is probably I liked it so much.


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