Complex overtones surround the kidnapping of a wealthy New York family's 15-year-old son, leading a specialist and a retiring FBI agent to figure it out.

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Series cast summary:
Jeremy Sisto ...  Lucian Knapp 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Carmen Ejogo ...  Turner 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Delroy Lindo ...  Latimer King 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Linus Roache ...  Andy Archer 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Will Denton ...  Leopold Cain 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Timothy Hutton ...  Conrad Cain 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Mykelti Williamson ...  Virgil Hayes 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Dana Delany ...  Ellie Cain 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Michael Mosley ...  Malcolm Atkins 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Robert John Burke ...  Bellows 11 episodes, 2006-2007
Otto Sanchez ...  Otto 11 episodes, 2006-2007
Lydia Jordan ...  Alice Cain 10 episodes, 2006-2007
Robert Clohessy ...  The Operator 9 episodes, 2006-2007
Doug Hutchison ...  Schroeder / ... 8 episodes, 2006-2007
James Urbaniak ...  The Accountant 7 episodes, 2006-2007
Olivia Thirlby ...  Aubrey Cain 5 episodes, 2006-2007
Jaime Tirelli ...  Espinoza 5 episodes, 2006-2007
Mädchen Amick ...  Vivian Guttman 6 episodes, 2006-2007
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When the son of a wealthy man is kidnapped, the parents are called and told not to involve the police. The mother wants some kind of assurance that they will get their son back, so the family lawyer tells them of a man who specializes in bringing back kidnap victims. He comes and he's not exactly people friendly but will do whatever he has to to bring their son back. The boy's bodyguard, who is shot and placed in a hospital, is found by his brother-in-law, an FBI agent, who is thereby told about the boy's kidnapping. He goes to the family and, knowing the specialist they've hired, tries working together to bring the boy back, but they learn that there's a lot more going on. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Official Sites:

NBC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kidnap See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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In nearly every episode, someone dies (often more than one). Gone Fishing is the only exception. It is the only episode where no new deaths occur (although archive footage repeats death scenes from the first episode.) See more »

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Featured in Kidnapped: Ransom Notes (2007) See more »

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Great Show, too bad NBC killed it
21 December 2006 | by patsrb28See all my reviews

Given the show was canceled after 3 weeks on NBC, I would assume there would be quite a bit of skepticism around the show. That being said, everyone makes mistakes and NBC made a big one here. Kidnapped has the same complex characters, interesting plots and strong acting that makes 24 such an addictive franchise. But apparently NBC lacks patience and would rather create another lame game show for its programming. Anyway,Kidnapped is a great show. If you like 24, you'll like this show as well. Several strong plot lines - some are more relationship driven (father/son, husband/wife, co-workers, etc.) some are more of your typical action drama related (who are the good guys, who's the mole, etc.), but, for the most part, the plot line are well written and not terribly predictable like many shows on the air these days. The acting is superb as well, throughout the cast. Most of the lead characters are complex and are relatively well developed even though NBC decided to cut the number of episodes down from 22 to 13. If it ever comes out on DVD, check it out.


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