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The Cleaner 

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A guy transforms his life by taking control over his addictions and using his story to help others.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Grace Park ...  Akani Cuesta 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Benjamin Bratt ...  William Banks 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Amy Price-Francis ...  Melissa Banks 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Esteban Powell ...  Arnie Swenton 26 episodes, 2008-2009
Liliana Mumy ...  Lula Banks 20 episodes, 2008-2009
Brett DelBuono ...  Ben Banks 19 episodes, 2008-2009
Kevin Michael Richardson ...  Darnell McDowell 13 episodes, 2008
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A guy transforms his life by taking control over his addictions and using his story to help others.

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Sometimes your only hope is someone who's been there before

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USA

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English

Release Date:

15 July 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Puhastaja See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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(26 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Written by Sharon Little and Scot Sax
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For the first time in a long time, I am really proud of CBS
8 October 2015 | by jrw-12853See all my reviews

William Banks is an ex-addict who turned his life around by making a covenant with God to help addicts if he can live a life free of addiction. William and his crew engage in interventions with primarily drug and alcohol addicts. I found the show to be absolutely riveting. It is refreshing to see CBS doing a show that showcases a man talking to God throughout each episode. William Banks offers a black and white crystal clear point of reference on the rights and wrongs of substance abuse. The pilot episode was a little hard to get through, but, after that I couldn't stop watching until I had seen every episode. The Cleaner is a truly unique drama. In the present stench of a drug legalizing culture, The Cleaner is a well deserved breath of clean fresh air.


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