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The Element of Surprise 

"The Element of Surprise" is an episode of Flashpoint starring Erik Knudsen, Ben Bass, and Alex Poch-Goldin. A reformed drug addict visits a dealer who owes him money, unwittingly putting his life at risk in the middle of an SRU takedown.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Jackson Barcliffe
... Harlan Geddes
... Sean Keenan
... Detective Warren Naismith
... Ed Lane
... Julianna 'Jules' Callaghan
... Sam Braddock
... Sgt. Gregory Parker
... Michelangelo 'Spike' Scarlatti
... Kevin 'Wordy' Wordsworth
... Lewis 'Lou' Young
... Dr. Amanda Luria (credit only)
... Steve
Ella Chan ... Julia
Patricia Fagen ... Corrie Barcliffe
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Storyline

Jackson Barcliffe's sister meanly refuses access of the gentle ex-addict, who has been clean for 8 months after drug rehab, to his family until he repays a $680 debt. So he desperately turns to his former dealer for a loan. However at the same time an undercover cop has led the SRU team to the drug dealer's place. Ed, Gregory and their men face impossible choices. Sam tells Ed about his Afghanistan trauma. Written by KGF Vissers

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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24 July 2008 (USA)  »

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1.78 : 1
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Goofs

The revolver is called "The Judge" not "the jury". See more »

Quotes

Naismith: Hey! You will not negotiate this while my guy bleeds to death.
Sgt. Gregory Parker: You want a free-for-all, go in yourself and take your chances. Or you let me do what I'm here to do and maybe people come out alive.
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Psalm
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Written by Tim Baker
Performed by Hey Rosetta!
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