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Patriot 

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Follows the complicated life of intelligence officer John Tavner, whose latest assignment - to prevent Iran from going nuclear - requires him to forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous non-official cover.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Dorman ...  John Tavner 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Kurtwood Smith ...  Leslie Claret 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Michael Chernus ...  Edward Tavner 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Kathleen Munroe ...  Alice Tavner 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Aliette Opheim ...  Detective Agathe Albans 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Chris Conrad ...  Dennis McClaren 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Terry O'Quinn ...  Tom Tavner 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Julian Richings ...  Peter Icabod 15 episodes, 2015-2018
Gil Bellows ...  Lawrence Lacroix 14 episodes, 2015-2018
Zoe Schwartz ...  Sophie 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Tony Fitzpatrick ...  Jack Birdbath 12 episodes, 2015-2018
Jolie Olympia Choko ...  Myna Albans / ... 12 episodes, 2015-2018
Sylvie Sadarnac ...  Det. Lucie Prum-Waltzing / ... 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Marcus Toji ...  Stephen Tchoo 9 episodes, 2015-2017
Antoine McKay ...  Gregory Gordon 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Charlotte Arnold ...  Ally O'Dhonaill / ... 8 episodes, 2015-2017
Sadieh Rifai ...  Mahtma El-Mashad 8 episodes, 2017
Azhar Usman ...  Kkyman Candahar 8 episodes, 2017-2018
Mike O'Connell ...  Ron 8 episodes, 2017-2018
Chastity Dotson ...  Carol 8 episodes, 2017-2018
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Storyline

John Tavner doesn't really fit in with his quirky colleagues at the industrial piping corporation where he works. They don't really know much about him, but what they don't realize is that his life has been anything but mundane. To prevent Iran from going nuclear, he has assumed a fake persona as an average businessman when in reality he is actually a highly skilled intelligence officer, who took the piping job because of the routine business trips to Luxembourg, and because the job is secluded and too dull to be noticed. Unfortunately for him a European cop is at his heels trying to discover who he is, his incessantly grim and nervous coworker Mr. Icabod has figured out that he isn't who he says, and Steven, a chubby employee with a recent brain injury, is starting to remember a horrible act which John may have inflicted. Written by Gasmaskproductionsbooks

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Comedy | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

5 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

In S1 E6, when Peter Icabod is being interviewed by the police in Luxembourg, he mentions that his full name is "Peter Cassius Icabod". The middle name Cassius means "hollow", so it was chosen as a sort of in-joke reference to the fictional book/folktale 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow', since in the show Peter often gets made fun of for looking like Icabod Crane. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, the pipeline company executives grill the main character about his knowledge of pipelines. The head honcho mispronounces the type of weld he is asking about - a fillet weld - which is correctly pronounced "fill-it". See more »

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Peter Cassius Icabod: [Icabod steps into the elevator with John] ... Hello, John.
John Tavner: Hey.
Peter Cassius Icabod: [confused] ... John, why did you ask if my last name, Icabod, was a nickname?
John Tavner: I didn't.
Peter Cassius Icabod: Yes you did, John. You mentioned it. You said, quote, "hey, what's your last name, Peter, anyway?". I said, "Icabod", you said, "I thought that was a nickname". Why did you think that?
John Tavner: [awkwardly] Just... no reason...
Peter Cassius Icabod: [annoyed] Is it because I look like I live in an enchanted forest in a grim fairy-tale, wearing a cloak or some-such?
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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A Bossa Nova E Foda
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Didn't mean to, but binged all the episodes
25 February 2017 | by davis-stephenSee all my reviews

I figured I would re-watch the pilot, and then see the second episode. Then the third snuck in there, and a day later I find that I'm searching for whether or not season 2 has been green lit. The story was quite interesting, the characters quite flawed, and the ending came way too quick. I figured I would watch an episode every few days, but I couldn't find the self-restraint.

Gave 9 out of 10 stars due to a bit of repetition where an episode flashed back to earlier scenes. Since I ended up binging the reminder felt superfluous.

Can't wait for season 2.


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