Hapless city cop Toby Banks is demoted to night duty in the sleepy beachside village of Coolum, only to find himself investigating strange late night phone calls that reveal the bizarre truth of the town.

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Daley Pearson
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Series cast summary:
Barry Crocker ...  Gregor 6 episodes, 2012
Toby Truslove ...  Toby Banks 6 episodes, 2012
Patrick Brammall ...  Sgt Neil Lloyd 6 episodes, 2012
Katherine Hicks ...  Kath 6 episodes, 2012
Peter Marshall Peter Marshall ...  Constable Johnson 5 episodes, 2012
Joe Feeney Joe Feeney ...  Clem 2 episodes, 2012
Michelle Knibbs Michelle Knibbs ...  Ambulance Officer 2 episodes, 2012
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Hot Fuzz meets Haven, Aussie-style: A lighthearted, supernatural cop show set in a Australian seaside community of Coolum. A young constable arrives to take the night shift, answering calls from the residents who apparently have some special problems at night. His girlfriend dumps him; his office is a beat-up trailer; and his side-kick is an elderly gentleman who favors a Dungeons-and-Dragons style board game. "It can get pretty weird around here when the sun goes down."

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Not popular among our regular crowd
16 August 2016 | by concours-13531See all my reviews

Not sure where all the great reviews come from. While I'll give you the show is quirky and different that doesn't necessarily relate to good. For me the comedic timing for the most part was way off and the acting as well.

I'm guessing there was a reason why it didn't last more then the number of episodes that it did. I guess there will always be someone that likes this type of production but it sure wasn't our crowd.

I'm guessing that this was someone's first attempt at writing and or producing as it had the feel and look of an amateurish production throughout the series.

As well I am also not sure why IMDb requires so many lines of text for a review. Sometimes less is more in my opinion.


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