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Briarpatch 

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A senator's aide returns to her small corrupt hometown of San Bonifacio, TX near the U.S.-Mexico border to investigate the death of her sister - a local cop killed by a car bomb. She unravels a complex web of lies, crimes and conspiracies.

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Rosario Dawson ...  Allegra Dill 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Jay R. Ferguson ...  Jake Spivey 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Edi Gathegi ...  A.D. Singe / ... 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Brian Geraghty ...  Gene Colder 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Kim Dickens ...  Eve Raytek 9 episodes, 2019-2020
Allegra Edwards ...  Cindy McCabe 8 episodes, 2019-2020
Charles Parnell ...  Cyrus 7 episodes, 2019-2020
Sarah Minnich ...  Ginger Galanti 7 episodes, 2020
Kirk Fox ...  Sid 6 episodes, 2019-2020
Enrique Murciano ...  Senator Joseph Ramirez 5 episodes, 2019-2020
John Aylward ...  Freddie Laffter 5 episodes, 2019-2020
Timm Sharp ...  Harold Snow 5 episodes, 2019-2020
Christine Woods ...  Lucretia Colder 5 episodes, 2020
Susan Park ...  Daphne Owens / ... 5 episodes, 2019-2020
Rigo Sanchez ...  Eliseo 5 episodes, 2019-2020
Alan Cumming ...  Clyde Brattle 5 episodes, 2020
Catero Colbert ...  Harley 5 episodes, 2020
David Zaldivar ...  Lalo 5 episodes, 2019-2020
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A senator's aide returns to her small corrupt hometown of San Bonifacio, TX near the U.S.-Mexico border to investigate the death of her sister - a local cop killed by a car bomb. She unravels a complex web of lies, crimes and conspiracies.

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It's Hard to Catch a Killer When Everybody's a Crook


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In the figurative sense, a Briarpatch is an intellectual or philosophical issue abounding with seemingly unresolvable problems; a theoretical quandary or impasse. See more »

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One of the best kept secrets on cable.
14 April 2020 | by DigiTSKTSee all my reviews

A meticulously-paced neo-noir straight from the pages of a pulp fiction paperback. I'll be picking up the Ross Thomas novel this is adapted from and I can't wait to watch this series again. Fantastic production-, costume-, and character-design, and pitch-perfect music score and soundtrack. Definitely going to test the patience of those who prefer more mainstream, fast-paced drama, but this limited series slows to a halt, lingering just like the 100-degree heat and sun of the Smalltown, Texas, it resides in. Do yourself a favor: Watch the trailer, and then treat yourself to one episode at a time. Really chew on it. Throwaway comments by this collected mix of characters could be important clues as you need to solve the mystery just like Rosario Dawson's sizzling, brooding Allegra Dill. Edi Gathegi, Jay R. Ferguson, Brian Geraghty, and Kim Dickens all give incredible supporting performances as well, and there's a few unexpected cameos, too. The chief villain, the elusive Clyde Brattle, is played to perfection by Alan Cumming, reuniting him with Josie and the Pussycats (2001) co-star, Rosario Dawson. As dark and gritty as the show is, there's also some fantastic moments of dark humor. Highly recommend for any fans of whodunnits and stories that force you to think as well as entertain.


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6 February 2020 (USA) See more »

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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