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Flashpoint 

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The missions and trials of a Toronto police tactical unit.
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Series cast summary:
Hugh Dillon ...  Ed Lane 75 episodes, 2008-2012
Amy Jo Johnson ...  Julianna 'Jules' Callaghan 75 episodes, 2008-2012
David Paetkau ...  Sam Braddock 75 episodes, 2008-2012
Sergio Di Zio ...  Michelangelo 'Spike' Scarlatti 75 episodes, 2008-2012
Enrico Colantoni ...  Sgt. Gregory Parker 75 episodes, 2008-2012
Michael Cram ...  Kevin 'Wordy' Wordsworth 52 episodes, 2008-2012
Tattiawna Jones ...  Winnie / ... 51 episodes, 2009-2012
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When the Strategic Response Unit arrives, the rules change. The bad guy's caught - he just doesn't know it yet. The SRU, inspired by Toronto's Emergency Task Force, is a handpicked team of elite cops. High risk is their business and these men and women do it all: rescue hostages, bust gangs, defuse bombs. Talk down suicidal teens. Protect the Pope. They handle state-of-the-art weapons - sniper rifles, flash-bang grenades, tasers. They climb the sides of buildings. See through walls. But they're different from other SWAT teams. Because their arsenal also includes a gift for words. A knowledge of human intuition. An instinct for when it's time to negotiate - and when the 'solution' calls for something more. On the scene, they're in charge. No one knows their job better. SRU Constables outrank senior Inspectors - and the Inspectors don't like it. Regular uniforms grumble when pushed aside by the SRU 'prima donnas.' While secretly wishing they were in their place. It's a tough job. A job ... Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

The majority of the cast of the show are Canadians, with the exception of Amy Jo Johnson, who is the only American actress starring in the Canadian-made drama. See more »

Goofs

Personnel constantly refer to themselves and others as Officer. The correct rank is Constable. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Space Between Kimberly & Amy Jo (2014) See more »

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Flashpoint Theme
by Amin Bhatia and Ari Posner
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good show
13 April 2009 | by sabrinalecceseSee all my reviews

I would have to say since the very first episode I have been hooked, I also got a glimpse of it on a talk show, who showed the audience a clip, then they talked about it. they talked about how the actors dealt with real cops to get an idea of the realism to the episodes they were about to act. The show is a DRAMA not and ACTION so that is why you wont see explosions and gun fights and not all situations come to that they are trying to give the view all the sides that cops would have to deal with on a regular basis. and to see it from my home town is even more exciting cause i have a lot of friends from high school who are metro cops. not tactical as far as i know but still to see what they have to deal with it makes you realize how dangerous their job is. I think anyone who likes a realistic drama that shows the highs and lows of tactical teams day drama with a little action this is the show for you. I watch all the C.S.I's and 24 and dexter, i pretty much enjoy a show that has a good story line unless it becomes unbelievably repetitive like 24. like how many times do we need to see Jack Bauer get captured and fall in love with anew woman and loose the respect of his team for the sake of saving the world! I am sure everyone can agree that not every time a cop gets a call its all about explosions and blood and guts come one now that isn't real life! not in Canada at least maybe in LA l.o.l where all lousy shows take place! the unit sucked i haven't heard one good thing about it he was better as the president on 24 than on that show! flash point all the way.


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Canada

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English

Release Date:

11 July 2008 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Dolby Digital

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