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Strike Back 

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Follows the actions of Section 20, a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions across the globe.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Philip Winchester ...  Sgt. Michael Stonebridge / ... 44 episodes, 2010-2018
Sullivan Stapleton ...  Sgt. Damien Scott / ... 44 episodes, 2010-2018
Michelle Lukes ...  Sgt. Julia Richmond / ... 37 episodes, 2010-2015
Daniel MacPherson ...  Sgt. Samuel Wyatt 30 episodes, 2017-2020
Alin Sumarwata ...  LCpl. Gracie Novin 30 episodes, 2017-2020
Warren Brown ...  Sgt. Thomas 'Mac' McAllister 27 episodes, 2017-2020
Robson Green ...  Lt. Col. Philip Locke 20 episodes, 2013-2015
Jamie Bamber ...  Col. Alexander Coltrane 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Rhashan Stone ...  Maj. Oliver Sinclair / ... 19 episodes, 2010-2012
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The flashy adventures, all over the world, of British secret service MI6's dashing special ops team Section 20's fearless hotshots. Scott and Stonebridge eagerly chase Latif, the Pakistani Al-Qaeda mastermind behind many terrorist crimes, but also other rogue threats to peace. Written by KGF Vissers

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One last shot. (Season 8) See more »

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Based on the book 'Strike Back' by Chris Ryan. See more »

Goofs

Fire/Brand (English/Afrikaans) is written on the red fire box, but the episode takes place in Bogota. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Banshee: Bullets and Tears (2014) See more »

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24 On Steroids
13 August 2013 | by journalist1See all my reviews

There is no show or film that has bought this level of war-fighting realism to the screen. It seems that Strike Back through the author Chris Ryan was able to retain the services of real SAS and SBS instructors, something that is a first and omg does it show. Combine that with dedicated really talented actors which again is unheard of, usually your typical action star has the acting range of a brick yet the casting agency has really pulled off a winner. And what about locations? INCREDIBLE, the British intelligence teams operate all over the world in some of the most beautiful areas of the planet.

This show has all the class of James Bond and the barrel-end of SAS-level military realism, America could learn some real lessons from this show.

The Brits could dominate TV if they invested in more shows like this.

This is Bravo Two Zero.....out.


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Official Sites:

Sky1 [UK]

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UK

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English

Release Date:

11 August 2011 (USA) See more »

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