Set on a fictional Spanish island, Woody follows the fortunes of one of the UK's best undercover reporters. Woody (Novak) is forced to go on the run from the British authorities after being... See full summary »
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Kayvan Novak ...  Woody 6 episodes, 2015
Bradley Walsh ...  Brutus 6 episodes, 2015
Emma Pierson ...  Melody 6 episodes, 2015
Jamie Demetriou ...  Zorro 6 episodes, 2015
Diana Payan Diana Payan ...  Lorenza / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Bea Segura Bea Segura ...  Captain Carmelita 4 episodes, 2015
Bill Holland Bill Holland ...  Sergeant Juan / ... 3 episodes, 2015
Alan Williams ...  Donald Hammer / ... 3 episodes, 2015
Keith Allen ...  Senor Big 3 episodes, 2015
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Set on a fictional Spanish island, Woody follows the fortunes of one of the UK's best undercover reporters. Woody (Novak) is forced to go on the run from the British authorities after being set up by his corrupt newspaper editor. Woody escapes to find the one man he can trust, his former mentor at the newspaper, Brutus (Walsh). Now an expatriate living a quiet life running a bar on a Spanish island, Brutus is initially less than thrilled to see Woody. However, he soon realises that he can profit by putting his trouble-making protege to work. Woody takes on a series of investigations on the island, running rings around the locals by using his astonishing ability to adopt a variety of guises at a moment's notice.

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Brilliant Sarcastic Greatness But Not For Everyone
4 June 2015 | by nightc1See all my reviews

If you like double-talk, quick wordplay, absurd situations, impressions, grifting, private eye stories, and thick sarcasm then this is a gem.

I'm reviewing this as of the second episode (of six?) airing. My initial thought about a third of the way through the first episode was that this might just a bit too stupid but by the end of the first episode I was sold. So expect that it may not "click" the first 10 minutes, but hold out to the end. I even started to wonder if this was brilliance at work. As of the end of the second episode I feel like this could easily become one of my favorite shows and indeed it is brilliant. I love non-murder mysteries, sarcasm, impressions, and exotic locations. For what this show is in all it's uniqueness it's easily and 8.5/10 rounded up to a 9. Usually I don't round up but in this case I find myself actually wanting to re-watch the episodes several times which to me is always a sign of greatness. I may re-evaluate the show after the season is over, but for now I feel like I've seen enough to give an initial rating.

Don't approach this as a serious drama, a comedy with a laugh track, or shallow humor that's easy to get. No this one is anything but serious. It doesn't tell you when to laugh and the humor is layered enough to require a little thought to get.


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