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Lights Out 

A former heavyweight boxing champion struggles to find his identity after retiring from the ring.

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Justin Zackham
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Series cast summary:
Holt McCallany ...  Patrick 'Lights' Leary 14 episodes, 2011
Stacy Keach ...  Pops 13 episodes, 2011
Catherine McCormack ...  Theresa Leary 13 episodes, 2011
Pablo Schreiber ...  Johnny Leary 13 episodes, 2011
Meredith Hagner ...  Ava Leary 13 episodes, 2011
Ryann Shane ...  Daniella Leary / ... 12 episodes, 2011
Reg E. Cathey ...  Barry K. Word 12 episodes, 2011
Billy Brown ...  Death Row Reynolds 11 episodes, 2011
Lily Pilblad ...  Katie Leary / ... 10 episodes, 2011
Elizabeth Marvel ...  Margaret Leary 9 episodes, 2011
Bill Irwin ...  Hal Brennan 8 episodes, 2011
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick ...  Dylan 7 episodes, 2011
Dan Moran ...  Gus 6 episodes, 2011
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A former heavyweight boxing champion struggles to find his identity after retiring from the ring.

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Taglines:

Everybody loves a comeback

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

TV-MA

Parents Guide:

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Refreshing new drama
3 March 2011 | by InTraffic3118See all my reviews

I started watching this show in a hotel room on a business trip to Dallas. I was instantly hooked. This show is about a man, a good man, and a great boxer, trying to keep his family together at all costs. The acting is first rate and the casting was spot on.

This show is also about boxing, as art. Boxing itself is a character in this show and the folks at FX do a great job of really making boxing quite compelling.

I must say that at the ripe old age of 28, Lights Out has me interested in boxing, really interested for the first time. Yes, it's brutal, but the show owns up to that and is unflinching in its portrait of this savage and beautiful sport.

I'm interested to see where the plot goes and how long FX can milk the whole 'comeback' aspect of the storyline. It has the potential to evolve into more than that. FX is making great shows and Lights Out is a testament to their creativity. You won't be disappointed with this one. It's a hit.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2011 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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