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Leverage 

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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Timothy Hutton ...  Nathan Ford / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
Gina Bellman ...  Sophie Devereaux / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
Christian Kane ...  Eliot Spencer / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
Beth Riesgraf ...  Parker / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
Aldis Hodge ...  Alec Hardison / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
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Storyline

Former insurance claims investigator Nathan Ford heads a team of former top-criminals. They handle 'unorthodox' cases of people unlikely to get their dues through regular channels and legal procedures. That often involves stinging or otherwise scamming criminals. Nate's team is altered at times, and his professional as well as personal past repeatedly seems to catch up. Written by KGF Vissers

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Official Sites:

TNT

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Leverage See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Electric Entertainment 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

Richard Chamberlain is in two episodes as the character Archie Leach. That is also the name of the character played by John Cleese in A Fish Called Wanda (1988). Cary Grant's birth name was Archibald Alexander Leach. See more »

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[repeated line]
Eliot Spencer: [to Parker] There's something wrong with you.
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Americanized remake of the excellent 'Hu$tle'.
8 December 2008 | by cobravenom71See all my reviews

The premier/pilot episode of 'Leverage' fulfilled the standard requirements of all pilots: Introduce the characters, show concept and storyline parameters and try to squeeze in a decent dramatic plot line amidst all the necessary exposition. For the most part, they pulled it off. I think the characters, like all new show's characters, will settle into their more-defined personalities and the interaction between characters will become smoother and more integrated. Five episodes into the series will show the true direction of the show.

Basically, it is just a rehash of the excellent British-made 'Hu$tle', a show that seemed to have a little more humor and style than this effort.


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