Two hotshot undercover cops and their equally tough female handler take down the highest and lowest criminals in L.A. in this pop-culture-heavy, dark, flashy, over-the-top action crime dramedy inspired by Bad Boys and Miami Vice.
A friend of Billies joins the team for an undercover drugs sting in hopes of apprehending a Triad gang leader, but after the gangster escapes custody and tragedy strikes the team, Van and Deaq must ...
An investigation into marijuana dealing leads to a former informant of Billies being used as part of an undercover operation into a gang of drug dealing surfers, but as the operation continues to go ...
Two mist-matched cops, the angry and bitter Van Ray, and the brash Deaqon Hayes, are forced to team up by a shady vixen police lieutenant, Billie Chambers, into going undercover in the seedy side of Los Angeles in using a variety of police confiscated flashy cars, clothes, weapons and other items, kept in a large secret warehouse called the Candy Store, in order to nail various low-lives and rich and powerful criminals.Written by
A lot of the guest stars in the show are incredible celebrities - Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Mischa Barton, Jenny McCarthy, Krista Allen, Jake Busey, Bokeem Woodbine, Hudson Leick, Jaime Pressly, George Hamilton, Eric Mabius, Michelle Forbes, Navi Rawat, Iggy Pop, Naomi Campbell, Tommy Lee, Terrence Howard, Isaac Hayes, the Red Elvises, Tatyana Ali, Paul Gleason, Antonio Fargas, Biz Markie, Kurupt, Treach and Ali Landry. See more »
In the premiere episode, bullet holes appear in the windshield of the truck before any shots are fired. See more »
What are you doing? That's like my secret identity. You can't just do that. You're like Alfred. You just let Kim Basinger into the Bat Cave. People hated when he did that.
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The version released on DVD in North America by Warner Home Video contains alternate music due to licensing issues. Also, the episodes were cropped to 4:3 from it's original 16:9 format. See more »
Some of the most entertaining TV I've seen in a while...
I'll keep this short and sweet: "Fastlane" was an incredibly enjoyable TV Show. It was extremely high quality, glossy, flashy, hip, and entertaining.
Apparently it was canceled because of High Production Costs (?). If this is true, I can certainly see where the money went. It went to producing quality entertainment, meant for 18 and up adults (this was definitely not a "kids" show).
FOX definitely screwed up by airing this show on Friday Nights in the United States. What were they thinking???? Only an idiot would put such an expensive show on a night when most people "go out" to recover from a work week, or even better, go to bed early to recover from a work week. This show had Sunday NIGHT written all over it. Only MTV had the brains to pick up the show second run (a week after it aired on FOX), reaching an audience that I am SURE this show was targeted at. Unfortunately though I don't think people knew enough about the show to make the effort to catch it on either network.
While I severely morn the passing of this show, I can only pray that FOX will decide to recoup some of their apparent "losses" by releasing the first and only season on DVD.
Do you hear me FOX execs??? RELEASE THIS SHOW ON DVD!!! People will buy it!!!
*EDIT* Apparently someone listened to somebody, as it's coming out on DVD Summer 2008! Yes!!!!
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