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U.S. Marshall Mary Shannon must hunt down witnesses for federal cases in the witness protection program while also managing rather dysfunctional family and her own personal life.

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Series cast summary:
Mary McCormack ...  Mary Shannon 61 episodes, 2008-2012
Frederick Weller ...  Marshall Mann 61 episodes, 2008-2012
Paul Ben-Victor ...  Stan McQueen 58 episodes, 2008-2012
Nichole Hiltz ...  Brandi Shannon 50 episodes, 2008-2012
Lesley Ann Warren ...  Jinx Shannon 28 episodes, 2008-2012
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Mary Shannon is a U.S. Marshal in the witness protection program who spends her time relocating federal witnesses.. Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Mary works with her partner, Marshall Mann, to place criminals and innocent witnesses into new lives. When not putting her life on the line to protect federal witnesses, Mary attempts to manage her dysfunctional family, including overly dependent mother, Jinx, and younger sister, Brandi, both of whom live with her. Between work and family, Mary has little time for boyfriend Raphael Ramirez who plays minor league baseball. Written by Anonymous

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Exit your old life. Enter Witness Protection. See more »


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Official Sites:

USA Network

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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New Mexico, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The prop police cars used for Albuquerque Police vehicles have the same color and graphic scheme as real APD vehicles, but the seals on the rear fender are not APD while having the same shape as the real thing. See more »

Quotes

Marshall Mann: [Answers phone] House of pie.
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great humor, great characters
19 June 2008 | by gdvibeSee all my reviews

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this show. Our comment was that it looks like Hollywood people actually can write. We prefer character driven shows and the characters are great. There is whimsy and great interplay.

The plot was complex but only because more than one story overlapped and the pilot should probably have been 2 hours instead of 90 minutes to help develop some of the themes and the characters, but there was no problem in following what was happening.

I hope the relationship between Mary and Raphael develops. She obviously wants more but sees herself as either not capable of such a relationship or because her job won't let her have a solid relationship.

But will she develop a relationship with detective Dershowitz? That would be interesting.

We look forward to the next episode.


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