Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder, leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape."

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Series cast summary:
...  The Cape / ... 10 episodes, 2011
...  Max Malini 10 episodes, 2011
...  Orwell 10 episodes, 2011
...  Peter Fleming / ... 10 episodes, 2011
...  Dana Faraday 10 episodes, 2011
...  Trip Faraday 10 episodes, 2011
...  Marty Voyt 10 episodes, 2011
...  Rollo 10 episodes, 2011
...  Ruvi 8 episodes, 2011
...  Dominic Raoul / ... 6 episodes, 2011
...  Travis Hall 6 episodes, 2011
...  Raia 6 episodes, 2011
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Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder, leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape."

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The only way to clear his name is to take a new one. See more »

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Orwell is named after George Orwell, the author of "1984". See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.81 (2012) See more »

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Just Fun
1 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

Every Monday I look forward to watching "The Cape". I liked it at first and as the season progressed it became even more interesting. Episodes build on one another with clues as to where the story is taking you and keeps unfolding each week.

It took a few episodes to get going but it really needed this to lay the groundwork of the storyline and characters.

This show is relatively mindless but still keeps you interested with twists and new villains. The villains have been the key to its success. It is easy to understand so it is good for the whole family.

Although the violence can be a bit much for the younger ones and sometimes me, who is looking for shows with less violence, it is still a far cry from most TV shows.

It is basically sexless which again makes it good for families.


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