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Leverage 

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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Timothy Hutton ...  Nathan Ford / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
Gina Bellman ...  Sophie Devereaux / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
Christian Kane ...  Eliot Spencer / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
Beth Riesgraf ...  Parker / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
Aldis Hodge ...  Alec Hardison / ... 77 episodes, 2008-2012
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Storyline

Former insurance claims investigator Nathan Ford heads a team of former top-criminals. They handle 'unorthodox' cases of people unlikely to get their dues through regular channels and legal procedures. That often involves stinging or otherwise scamming criminals. Nate's team is altered at times, and his professional as well as personal past repeatedly seems to catch up. Written by KGF Vissers

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The art of the con. See more »


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Official Sites:

TNT

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Leverage See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Electric Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The fourth of four appearances of Timothy Hutton playing a character fighting the system. The first three were Taps (1981), Turk 182 (1985), and The Falcon and the Snowman (1985). See more »

Quotes

[season 3 and later openings]
Nathan Ford: [to camera] The rich and powerful take what they want. We steal it back for you.
Titles: [slides over the whole screen] LEVERAGE
Titles: [on footage of Eliot] LEV*HITTER*AGE
Titles: [on footage of Hardison] LEV*HACKER*AGE
Titles: [on footage of Sophie] LEVERA*GRIFTER*
Titles: [on footage of Parker] ERAG*THIEF*
Nathan Ford: [voiceover] Sometimes, bad guys make the best good guys.
Titles: [on footage of Ford] LEVE*BRAINS*GE
Nathan Ford: [to camera] We provide... leverage.
[...]
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I Want More.
10 December 2008 | by cookiemadeitSee all my reviews

I love all the characters, edgy, sporty, funny, brilliantly written, entertainingly presented and just plain "COOL". I hope this one stays on TV as long as some of my other favorites. (Law & Order, NCIS, CSI and Criminal Minds). I like TV that entertains with a story, twists, turns, doesn't insult my intelligence and keeps me guessing until the very end. Happy Endings are definitely an incentive to keep watching. I can see character development possibilities galore with each team member and I want more back story on each one already. The nostalgic references to old TV Shows is brilliant, this could be the new A-Team, MacGiver, Mission Impossible and does anybody remember the "campy" Charlies Angels? Yes, I will admit to watching all of the above.


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