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Desperate Hours 

When Toby and Oz are dispatched to a call in the financial district, they're taken hostage by a couple posing as security guards who are carrying out a victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

Director:

Clement Virgo

Writers:

Michael Amo (created by), Sam Egan (developed for television by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Olejnik ... Toby Logan
Lauren Lee Smith ... Michelle McCluskey
Ennis Esmer ... Oz Bey
Mylène Dinh-Robic ... Olivia Fawcett
Peter Stebbings ... Alvin Klein
Ryan Robbins ... James Madison
Arnold Pinnock ... George Ryder
Rainbow Francks ... Dev Clark (as Rainbow Sun Francks)
Joanne Boland ... Claire Madison
Kristina Pesic ... Dispatcher Angelina
Tara Spencer-Nairn ... Sandy Wardwell
Nick Baillie ... Ted Winters
Nigel Shawn Williams Nigel Shawn Williams ... Wes Everdon
Tracy Shreve Tracy Shreve ... Eva Everdon
Matt MacDonald ... IIB Operative
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Storyline

When Dispatch sends Toby and Oz to answer a routine call in the financial district, they are unexpectedly taken hostage by a man and woman posing as security guards who are carrying out a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. When Toby hits his radio's panic button, Ryder and the dispatch team listen to the radio transmission and, aware of the events occurring, alert Michelle and the police. Toby and Oz insist the victim requires immediate medical attention that only a hospital can provide, but the hijackers refuse. When the victim's condition worsens, Toby and Oz are faced with performing a surgical procedure to keep both the victim and themselves alive. With time running out and Toby and Oz's lives at stake, Michelle and Dev must learn the identity of the hostage takers and figure out their next move. When they discover that the gunshot wound victim has been convicted of investment fraud for running a Ponzi scheme and is out on bail awaiting the results of an appeal, the urgency ... Written by Shaftesbury Films/edited by statmanjeff

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2011 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

At one point, it is mentioned that Toby and Oz are at Cherry Beach; however, the video shows the Toronto skyline as taken from around Long Branch, west of Mimico. Cherry Beach is east of the mouth of the Don River. See more »

Quotes

Oz Bey: Okay, gun's on the other foot. Let's go.
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