Unspeakable (2019– )

Compensation (1988 - 1993) 

The Hemophilia Society works toward compensation for victims of tainted blood. Ryan suffers the side effects of hepatitis C treatment. Peter and Darby fall in love. Ben starts working on a more personal book.


Vic Parsons (based in part on the book "Bad Blood: The Unspeakable Truth"), André Picard (based in part on the book "The Gift of Death: Confronting Canada's Tainted-Blood Tragedy") | 4 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Shawn Doyle ... Ben Landry
Michael Shanks ... Will Sanders
Camille Sullivan ... Alice Landry
Sarah Wayne Callies ... Margaret Sanders
David Lewis ... Lawrence Hartley
Aaron Douglas ... Jim Krepke
Levi Meaden ... Peter Landry
Paloma Kwiatkowski ... Darby Stephens
Amitai Marmorstein ... Paul Kirpatrick
Caroline Cave ... Ann O'Malley
Kimberley Sustad ... Caitlyn Hartley
Gabrielle Rose ... Betsy
Kevin McNulty ... Arthur
Lossen Chambers ... Liz Byrne
Mackenzie Cardwell ... Emma Landry


The administration at the Canadian Hemophilia Society believe that they have to place faces to the affected in their push for compensation, Paul who volunteers to take legal action as the one who has the least to lose personally in whatever persecution may follow. It may be other faces that have been affected by the tainted blood in the general population, such as Arthur and Betsy, that may have more sway in the public and thus political realm, especially with Betsy being the grandmotherly figure that was indeed an innocent victim. In all cases, they have to balance what may be seen as the small but first wins against the bigger picture of the true cost of the crisis on those affected. Ryan may find that dealing with hepatitis C is a little more difficult for him than the hemophilia, with Will and Margaret having the added burden as he begins to date and probably think about having sex. With the individual lawsuits mounting, Margaret, who begins to volunteer at the CHS, contemplates a... Written by Huggo

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6 February 2019 (Canada) See more »

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