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White Collar 

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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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Jeff Eastin
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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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The unlikely partnership between charming con artist Neal Caffrey and straight-man 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 ahmetkozan

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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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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Tim DeKay is a graduate of Le Moyne College. In episode 12, White Collar: Bottlenecked (2010) DeKay's character Peter is seen holding a Le Moyne sweater. See more »

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Fiona Glenanne: ["Characters Welcome" crossover ad with "Burn Notice": Fiona Glenanne takes a gun out of her purse to get her ringing cellphone at a restaurant where she's having lunch with Michael Westen] Ah, damn, I missed it.
Peter Burke: You have a permit for that weapon?
Fiona Glenanne: [covers the gun with a napkin] What weapon?
Peter Burke: The one right there.
Michael Westen: That's a napkin.
Peter Burke: I can literally see it.
Fiona Glenanne: Oh, that's my cellphone.
Peter Burke: Well, then what is that?
Fiona Glenanne: My other cellphone.
Michael Westen: She's a big talker.
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Fun!
25 January 2010 | by BifSee all my reviews

If you are a fan of the buddy cop genre (if not, start with French Connection and work forwards), you'll know the basic rules:

1 - One 'straight' cop, one 'rogue' cop

2 - The two have a love/hate relationship, although deep down, it's love

3 - The pair learn about themselves and each other while solving wacky crimes

4 - Hilarity ensues

Since the genre itself starts off very close to satire, it's easy for a show to devolve into parody and idiocy - remember when David Addison turned into a freaking frog on Moonlighting? Luckily, White Collar hasn't gone in that direction.

In fact, it is funny, clever, well written, the cast is great, and they have obviously made a clear choice to focus on character relationships and not to obsess over getting all the real-life details exactingly accurate.

If you want heavy, serious drama you should watch The Wire; if you want silly comedy, watch Chuck; but if you want something smart and funny, but light, try White Collar. You can think of it as Burn Notice's older, more mature, brother.

(For the record, I like and enjoy every show mentioned in this review - except for maybe that frog episode.)


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French | English

Release Date:

23 October 2009 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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