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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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Storyline

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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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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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The building used in exterior shots as the office building for the US Marshal's Albuquerque office, is the historic Sunshine Building, in downtown Albuquerque, designed by famous architect Henry C. Trost. See more »

Quotes

Marshall Mann: [Answers phone] House of pie.
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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #1.6 (2008) See more »

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Fresh Comedy with a Sensitive Subject
2 June 2008 | by amber10536See all my reviews

Although it's hard to decide the future of this show based on its pilot, I would assume that this show will do well on USA. While it's not quite as good as the advertisements led it to be, I enjoyed the first episode and the characters it developed. As others have mentioned, I hope that it does not end up focused around solving murders, but rather the families the Marshalls need to hide. Mary is a refreshingly sarcastic woman with great one-liners and an over-all amusing personality. There is a great juggle between local crimes, witness protection, and personal affairs. Hopefully the rest of the episodes will live up to the standards the pilot has set.


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