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It's 1978 in the Canadian Maritimes, five years into David Slaney's fifteen year conviction for drug dealing. RCMP detective Roy Patterson, whose life is deteriorating in all aspects, joins forces with Slaney in an operation to nab who was Slaney's friend and drug partner, Brian Hearn, Slaney who wants payback for Hearn abandoning him. As the US DEA is also after Hearn, Patterson joins forces with DEA agent KC Williams on the case. However, Patterson is keeping information from both Slaney and Williams which may jeopardize and both Slaney and Williams' participation in the case if either finds out, and which may also jeopardize Slaney's life at the hands of the authorities. Hearn, now based in Cancun, is embarking on a new partnership of his own with suppliers in Colombia following the DEA shutting down his US network. In the process, Slaney may find the draw back into the old life in joining forces with Hearn is stronger than the revenge he wants on him. In addition, others in ...Written by
For a start it doesn't know what decade it's supposed to be. The music is 1970s (not 1980s as Ed-Shullivan says - Around the Bend CCR was released in 1970). The jean jacket and jeans is the other giveaway plus Lynyrd Skynyrd's 1975 hit Saturday Night Special and Spooky Little Girl was originally released in 1967 with The Zombies version not long after. There was also a picture on the wall of Jim Morrison to emphasise the time. Music is usually used to set the time line of the story. So, why was one of the main characters dressed like Crocket from Miami Vice? collarless shirts, no socks and shoes and a gold watch that would sink a ship? It didn't make sense and the flashbacks which were about 5 years should have taken them back to late 60's or very early 70s but no flared jeans?
Time slips aside and there were a few, makeup was shocking. Hair extensions and glued on mustaches look well.......fake. They looked like scarecrows with hair sticking out all over the place. At one stage a close up of the fake mustache and you could see where he had shaved under it. This all distracts from the story which was shallow enough to begin with. Apparently everyone in the 70s was a chain smoker and smoked everywhere. Hint - take some lessons on how to smoke. Non-smokers are not convincing smokers and not everyone smoked. And I do mean everyone. How does everyone automatically know phone numbers without either looking them up or being told? There were no caller displays in the early 70s and the calls were to pay phones?
The story felt wooden and lacking in direction, the end of the first episode brought welcome relief. Acting was terrible, there was no flow and I couldn't feel anything for any of them.
Save your time, go watch reruns of Starsky & Hutch or Miami Vice.
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