A drama about various people competing in an illegal cross-country road race.

Creators:

Tim Minear, Ben Queen
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2007  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Kristin Lehman ...  Corinna Wiles 7 episodes, 2007
Emma Stone ...  Violet Trimble / ... 7 episodes, 2007
Rochelle Aytes ...  Leigh Barnthouse / ... 7 episodes, 2007
Taryn Manning ...  Ivy Chitty / ... 7 episodes, 2007
Melanie Lynskey ...  Wendy Patrakas 7 episodes, 2007
Nathan Fillion ...  Alex Tully 6 episodes, 2007
Mircea Monroe ...  Ellie Laird 6 episodes, 2007
Riley Smith ...  Rob Laird 6 episodes, 2007
Kevin Alejandro ...  Winston Salazar 6 episodes, 2007
JD Pardo ...  Sean Salazar 6 episodes, 2007
Dylan Baker ...  John Trimble 6 episodes, 2007
Brian Bloom ...  Allan James / ... 5 episodes, 2007
Charles Martin Smith ...  Mr. Bright 4 episodes, 2007
Cindy Williams ...  House Mother 3 episodes, 2007
Richard Brooks ...  Detective Ehrle 3 episodes, 2007
Michael Hyatt ...  Susan Chamblee 4 episodes, 2007
Amy Acker ...  Kathryn Tully 3 episodes, 2007
Tony Besson ...  Johnny Freely 3 episodes, 2007
Dariush Kashani Dariush Kashani ...  Dr. Roth 2 episodes, 2007
Patrick Fischler ...  Brad 2 episodes, 2007
Wayne Grace ...  Jimmy / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Tom Ohmer ...  Highway Patrolman 2 episodes, 2007
Kevin Symons ...  Deacon / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Peggy Dunne ...  Female Officer / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Joseph Limbaugh ...  Another Officer / ... 2 episodes, 2007
K Callan ...  Ceal Cousins 2 episodes, 2007
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A drama about various people competing in an illegal cross-country road race.

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Official Sites:

Fox [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Гонка See more »

Filming Locations:

Fontana, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Color
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Trivia

Richard Brooks' character in Drive was named Detective Ehrle, pronounced like Early, His character name in Firefly: Objects in Space (2002) was named Jubal Early. Tim Minear, one of the creators of Drive also had writing, directing and producing credits for the series Firefly, both of which also starred Nathan Fillion as a lead character. See more »

Goofs

The interstate highway scenes occur in an apparent desert. As of Episode 1.3, the race teams had only made it from Key West, Florida, to North Georgia. Neither state has a desert. Also, in a scene driving past a high way sign for Gainesville, Fl a mountain range can be seen in the background. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Need for Speed: The Run (2011) See more »

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Soulbitch
performed by Yonderboi
published by Chrysalis Music Benelux
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I'm addicted!
17 April 2007 | by turdnipper12See all my reviews

This show is unbelievably stunning. The twists are huge and totally unexpected. I do think there are too many twists on top of another twist but keep in mind I didn't give it a 10. It doesn't contain of all the car crashes, stunts or CGI you'd expect from a big budget action movie but the thrills plentiful and keep you entertained every step of the way. If I were to turn this show on in the middle of a random episode I'd still be hooked --- it's THAT entertaining. There's not a minute within an episode that you will be bored.

Everybody is judging this show because in their weird opinion its stealing off Amazing Race and Rat Race. Well, the plots are similar but the style is completely different. We actually have a planned script in this show where what we want to happen does happen and we have a real story with some intense sequences. Its pretty cool because its like a football game where you're rooting for a certain person to cross the finish line first.

I think this is Fox's first good show made in a while. At least its not a cheesy, political thriller with cliché dialogue, a doctor show or another show stealing off CSI. At least we have a new genre that we have never seen on TV. Now I find this show so good that it should have been made a movie. However, the creators and writers have so many brilliant ideas, twists and thrills that there's no way that they can fit this into a motion picture. If you're kind of 50/50 not sure if you should watch this or not I suggest you start watching immediately so you don't miss out because this may have been made for you and yet you haven't watched it.


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