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A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Matt Bomer ...  Neal Caffrey 81 episodes, 2009-2014
Tim DeKay ...  Peter Burke 81 episodes, 2009-2014
Willie Garson ...  Mozzie / ... 81 episodes, 2009-2014
Tiffani Thiessen ...  Elizabeth Burke 81 episodes, 2009-2014
Sharif Atkins ...  Clinton Jones 81 episodes, 2009-2014
Marsha Thomason ...  Diana Barrigan 69 episodes, 2009-2014
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Storyline

The unlikely partnership between charming con artist Neal Caffrey and straightman FBI agent Peter Burke. Caffrey provides his expertise to help Burke catch other elusive criminals in exchange for his freedom, and together they prove that to solve the hardest crimes, you must hire the smartest criminal. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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To solve the toughest crimes, hire the smartest criminal. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

23 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A nagy svindli See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Tiffani Thiessen's character's name "Elizabeth Burke" is suspiciously similar to "Elizabeth Berkley", one of her costars in Saved by the Bell (1989-1993) See more »

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Neal Caffrey: There's always another way.
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great show, but by no means original
2 March 2010 | by brainwerxSee all my reviews

Don't get me wrong. I think this is a fantastic show. They have great individuals playing all the different roles. Neal is great! He has a great personality and just the right amount of attitude.

The FBI people are well played. They like working with Neal, but you can see that they don't want to let it show, simply because they are the FBI. This show is probably a bit more real amount how some of these relationships can become murky. Regardless, my original point: The show itself is a remake of a classic 1960's show called "It Takes a Thief" starring Robert Wagner. Still a favorite actor of mine.

Either way though, I still like watching this show.


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