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Series cast summary:
Colm Feore ...  Paul Duguid 2 episodes, 2009
Elisha Cuthbert ...  Francis Dett 2 episodes, 2009
Gregory Smith ...  Bobby 2 episodes, 2009
Shawn Doyle ...  Rick Merriweather 2 episodes, 2009
Lyriq Bent ...  Ford Saunders 2 episodes, 2009
K.C. Collins ...  Derek Wilmot 2 episodes, 2009
Clé Bennett ...  Conrad 2 episodes, 2009
Rachael Crawford ...  Eva Innis 2 episodes, 2009
Richard Chevolleau Richard Chevolleau ...  Reggie 2 episodes, 2009
Stephen McHattie ...  Inspector Clay 2 episodes, 2009
Patrick McKenna ...  Mayor Dean Campbell 2 episodes, 2009
Debra McCabe ...  Kelly Farrell 2 episodes, 2009
Alan Van Sprang ...  John Willison 2 episodes, 2009
Rosemary Dunsmore ...  Janet Patterson 2 episodes, 2009
Barry Flatman ...  Sinclair Patterson 2 episodes, 2009
Daniel Kash ...  Boston Cruickshank 2 episodes, 2009
Athena Karkanis ...  Ines Mendoza 2 episodes, 2009
Colette Liburd Colette Liburd ...  Deanne Wilmot / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Dan Lett ...  Ricghard Finestein / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Jim Mezon Jim Mezon ...  Don Stafford 2 episodes, 2009
Dwain Murphy ...  Baby Dee 2 episodes, 2009
Al Sapienza ...  Chief Tony Fabriel / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Marie Ward ...  Linda 2 episodes, 2009
Camden Angelis ...  Jessica Farrell 2 episodes, 2009
Donald Carrier Donald Carrier ...  Samuel Farrell 2 episodes, 2009
Stephen Lee Wright Stephen Lee Wright ...  Gaurd Skinner / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Joseph Pierre Joseph Pierre ...  Jess Atudi 2 episodes, 2009
Ingrid Hart ...  Marcia Smith 2 episodes, 2009
Darius Buddington Darius Buddington ...  Jaden 2 episodes, 2009
Judah Katz ...  Detectice Rycehski / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Shane Smith Shane Smith ...  Kirby 2 episodes, 2009
Eva Simon ...  Amber 2 episodes, 2009
Bruce Gooch Bruce Gooch ...  Bruce O'Connor / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Connor Price ...  Liam Merriweather 2 episodes, 2009
Akil Thompson Akil Thompson ...  Kid in stairwell 2 episodes, 2009
Richard Fitzpatrick Richard Fitzpatrick ...  Major Danilon / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Matthew Morales ...  Boy #1 2 episodes, 2009
Isaiah-Marcus Grant Isaiah-Marcus Grant ...  Boy #2 2 episodes, 2009
Carol Rigg Carol Rigg ...  Principal 2 episodes, 2009
Karen Espana Karen Espana ...  Assistant 2 episodes, 2009
Kim Bourne Kim Bourne ...  Sophia 2 episodes, 2009
Balford Gordon ...  Touch Bear aka T-Bear / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Elle Downs ...  Sonya Lee 2 episodes, 2009
Sanjay Talwar Sanjay Talwar ...  Phil Devries 2 episodes, 2009
Greg Ellwand Greg Ellwand ...  August Jarvis 2 episodes, 2009
Katherine East ...  Roz Ydranka 2 episodes, 2009
Anthony Ulc ...  Sweeper 2 episodes, 2009
Brian Paul ...  Lawrence Kirk 2 episodes, 2009
Derwin Phillips Derwin Phillips ...  Morris Phillips / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Onyekachi Ejim Onyekachi Ejim ...  General Nkomfah 2 episodes, 2009
Donald Saunders Donald Saunders ...  Judge 2 episodes, 2009
Deborah Tennant ...  Crown Attorney 2 episodes, 2009
Dylan Trowbridge ...  Process Server 2 episodes, 2009
Rolando Alvarez Giacoman Rolando Alvarez Giacoman ...  Honduras Defence Minister 2 episodes, 2009
Ardon Bess Ardon Bess ...  Sonya's Father 2 episodes, 2009
Imali Perera ...  Nurse #1 2 episodes, 2009
Glenn Carter Glenn Carter ...  Hospital Security Guard 2 episodes, 2009
Arisa Cox ...  Reporter #1 2 episodes, 2009
Diego Fuentes Diego Fuentes ...  Giovanni 2 episodes, 2009
Devon Bostick ...  Boy #3 2 episodes, 2009
Kim Roberts ...  Althea Beckford 2 episodes, 2009
Anthony Gerbrandt ...  Mike Arcand 2 episodes, 2009
Conrad Pla ...  Detective Smith 2 episodes, 2009
Astrid Van Wieren Astrid Van Wieren ...  Detective Lewis 2 episodes, 2009
Christopher Stanton Christopher Stanton ...  Clive Aucoin 2 episodes, 2009
Eldridge Hyndman Eldridge Hyndman ...  Police Officer #3 2 episodes, 2009
Errol Gee Errol Gee ...  Inmate 2 episodes, 2009
Andrew Muir Andrew Muir ...  Captain Davis 2 episodes, 2009
Tino Monte ...  Reporter #3 2 episodes, 2009
Julie Watson Julie Watson ...  Hospital Official / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Jee-Yun Lee Jee-Yun Lee ...  Reporter #2 2 episodes, 2009
Sava Drayton ...  Security Guard 2 episodes, 2009
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Guns is a gritty and dramatic mini-series that tells the story of four families caught up in illegal gun trafficking and the ripple effect this has on their lives. This is the story of those who traffic guns, the cops who try to catch them and the innocent people who get caught in the crossfire. Written by John Whitlam

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The right to share arms.

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guns - Az erőszak ára See more »

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Color
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Rick Merriweather: I gotta go, there's some asshole yelling in my face.
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Hey CBC, I want my tax dollars back!
6 September 2009 | by blownchunksSee all my reviews

As the last review mentioned, GUNS is somewhat on par with any other "generic" LA or NY crime drama. One could argue if it were better or worse (and trust me on this, it's worse), but lets put that aside for now. What is not arguable about the show is that if it didn't take place in Toronto, there wouldn't really be anything Canadian about it.

So with that being true, if this were a production of free enterprise, I couldn't complain. They raised enough money, went through with their plan, and shot a very generic American crime drama in Toronto, and even used a cast of talented Canadian actors. Heck, I'd probably be interested to see my home town (T.O) in one of those cool crime shows, and I might even watch it. But since this was a production of the CBC, we the tax payers were the ones who funded this project. The idea of having our "american crime show" take place in Toronto suddenly sounds really ridiculous, especially if it's a multi-million dollar project coming out of our pockets, which it was.

Now don't get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with American content being broadcast in Canada, but when our tax dollars are used to create Canadian Content, I expect something that is a little more culturally, well... Canadian.

So, instead of making a cheesy gun drama (that actually attacks legitimate gun owners, makes it look like every 10th black person in the city has a handgun, and trivializes gun crime), we could have literally removed hundreds, if not thousands of illegal guns from the streets of Toronto, put forth a real crime reduction campaign, and had enough money left over to buy an episode of GENERIC CRIME SHOW: NEW YORK for us all to watch on CBC tonight. Oh well, maybe the next one they make with our money will be better.


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