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Happy Town 

A deputy sheriff is confronted with the unsolved mystery of a half-dozen child kidnappings over the past decade in a small town in Minnesota.




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Series cast summary:
Geoff Stults ...  Tommy Conroy 8 episodes, 2010
Lauren German ...  Henley Boone / ... 8 episodes, 2010
Amy Acker ...  Rachel Conroy 8 episodes, 2010
Robert Wisdom ...  Roger Hobbs 8 episodes, 2010
Sarah Gadon ...  Georgia Bravin 8 episodes, 2010
Jay Paulson ...  Eli 'Root Beer' Rogers 8 episodes, 2010
Ben Schnetzer ...  Andrew Haplin 8 episodes, 2010
Steven Weber ...  John Haplin 8 episodes, 2010
Sam Neill ...  Merritt Grieves 8 episodes, 2010
Frances Conroy ...  Peggy Haplin 7 episodes, 2010
Maxwell McCabe-Lokos ...  Lincoln Stiviletto 7 episodes, 2010
Matt Hopkins Matt Hopkins ...  Womper Stiviletto 7 episodes, 2010
Marcia Bennett ...  Rose Perkins 7 episodes, 2010
Stephen Arbuckle ...  Baby Boy Stiviletto 7 episodes, 2010
Deborah Grover ...  Joanie Jenkins 7 episodes, 2010
Kedar Brown ...  Kelvin Tolliver 7 episodes, 2010
Dan Petronijevic ...  Ronald Stiviletto 7 episodes, 2010
Sophia Ewaniuk ...  Emma Conroy 7 episodes, 2010
M.C. Gainey ...  Sheriff Griffin Conroy 6 episodes, 2010
Abraham Benrubi ...  Big Dave Duncan 6 episodes, 2010
Warren Christie ...  Greggy Stiviletto 6 episodes, 2010
Peter Outerbridge ...  Handsome Dan Farmer 6 episodes, 2010
Natalie Brown ...  Carol Haplin 6 episodes, 2010
Joanna Douglas ...  Shell Jenkins / ... 6 episodes, 2010
Anna Ferguson ...  Irene Vaughn 6 episodes, 2010
Diane Gordon Diane Gordon ...  Esther Klapman 6 episodes, 2010
Lynne Griffin ...  Dot Meadows 5 episodes, 2010
Andrew Scorer Andrew Scorer ...  Levon 5 episodes, 2010
Stephen McHattie ...  Carl Bravin 4 episodes, 2010
Brad Borbridge Brad Borbridge ...  Perry Steckler 4 episodes, 2010
Wendy Lyon ...  Donna Friddle 3 episodes, 2010
Greg Bryk ...  Dr. Pete / ... 3 episodes, 2010
Isobel Smith Isobel Smith ...  Doris / ... 3 episodes, 2010
Linda Kash ...  Miranda Kirby 2 episodes, 2010
Brittany Kay Brittany Kay ...  Lani 2 episodes, 2010
Luke Aquilina ...  Eric 2 episodes, 2010
Barry Flatman ...  Robert Ward 2 episodes, 2010
Arlene Mazerolle ...  Sarah Ward 2 episodes, 2010
Marley Otto ...  Lauryn Ward 2 episodes, 2010
Boyd Banks ...  Jerry Friddle / ... 2 episodes, 2010
Rob Trick Rob Trick ...  Hunting Buddy 2 episodes, 2010
Courtenay J. Stevens ...  Wiry Hunter 2 episodes, 2010


Haplin, Minnesota "Happy Town" is approaching five years of peace after being riddled for years by unsolved kidnappings. But, in the wake of this small town's first crime in five years, some dark truths are being revealed about some familiar faces. They say every town has its secrets... that doesn't even begin to describe Happy Town. Written by Anonymous

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When filming the "Thawfest" carnival scene for the series pilot, the cast sweltered in their winter coats with the actual temperature hovering above 60 degrees F. The scene location, Montebello Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada on April 2, 2009, had been snow-free for almost 2 months. See more »


Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.39 (2009) See more »

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Why I don't trust network executives...
5 July 2010 | by jaidenSee all my reviews

Every once in a while, a show comes along that promises to be a break from the norm - a show that makes you think and second guess your assumptions with each scene. Sometimes, these shows can be annoying because they tend to be plot less efforts at eye candy. But Happy Town wasn't one of them. It was one of the good ones - and ABC executives have decided in their infinite wisdom that shadows over the common man to pull the plug on this show.

This is why I don't trust the broadcast network hierarchy, and why I stick to satellite television reception. And it really doesn't matter which one you watch, either. ABC, NBC, and CBS all have the same mantra - premier a great show on a bad night, show two episodes, wait a few weeks until everyone forgets what happened, show a few more episodes, then cancel the show due to "bad ratings." Hello? What did you think was going to happen? Happy Town never had a chance. And it's a shame that good writing is wasted on the netherworld of broadcast stuffed-shirt politics.

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Release Date:

28 April 2010 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Brampton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Space Floor, ABC Studios See more »
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1.78 : 1
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