After his wife is killed in a terrorist operation, international industrialist Alexander Addington assembles a private team of troubleshooters to help combat terrorism around the world.
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Series cast summary:
Simon MacCorkindale ...  Peter Sinclair 66 episodes, 1990-1993
Christopher Plummer ...  Alexander Addington 66 episodes, 1990-1993
Tom Kneebone Tom Kneebone ...  Bennett 66 episodes, 1990-1993
Andre Mayers ...  J.J. 65 episodes, 1990-1993
Sophie Michaud Sophie Michaud ...  Gabrielle Germont 43 episodes, 1991-1993
Patricia Cartier Patricia Cartier ...  Helene Previn 43 episodes, 1991-1993
James Purcell James Purcell ...  Hector Stone 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Cyrielle Clair ...  Nicole Beaumont 24 episodes, 1990-1991
Stephen Shellen ...  Luke Brenner 23 episodes, 1990-1991
Laurence Ashley ...  Suzanne Addington 23 episodes, 1990-1991
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After his wife is killed in a terrorist operation, international industrialist Alexander Addington assembles a private team of troubleshooters to help combat terrorism around the world. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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There's no justice; there's just us. See more »

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USA | Canada | France

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English

Release Date:

1 July 1990 (Canada) See more »

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Paris, France See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Alexander Addington: [intro in the first season] I swear eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
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Counterstrike left too soon!
25 August 2005 | by lwsriderSee all my reviews

Is there anyone out there who knows if Counterstrike is up for sale? I would love to own it!

It is too bad that such a good show was canceled in its prime. Counterstrike had a good cast, and good story lines every week. The show came on at a time when I was not able to watch it, so I had to record it. I regret that I did not save any of the recorded episodes.

Christopher Plummer was perfect as Alexander Addington. The relationship of Peter and Gabrielle was predictable, yet very well done. But I liked the addition of James Purcell as Stone. Here was an ex-CIA operative being brought in from the cold into an elite organization like this. Almost like a fish out of water, but he quickly learned the ropes.

Hopefully, Counterstrike will return to television in the form of re-runs.

It is not too big a stretch to believe there might just be an organization out there, like the Counterstrike team, actually fighting crime behind the scene, going after criminals who think they are "above the law."


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