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Happy Town 

A deputy sheriff is confronted with the unsolved mystery of a half-dozen child kidnappings over the past decade in a small town in Minnesota.
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Series cast summary:
Geoff Stults ...  Tommy Conroy 8 episodes, 2010
Lauren German ...  Henley Boone / ... 8 episodes, 2010
Amy Acker ...  Rachel Conroy 8 episodes, 2010
Robert Wisdom ...  Roger Hobbs 8 episodes, 2010
Sarah Gadon ...  Georgia Bravin 8 episodes, 2010
Jay Paulson ...  Eli 'Root Beer' Rogers 8 episodes, 2010
Ben Schnetzer ...  Andrew Haplin 8 episodes, 2010
Steven Weber ...  John Haplin 8 episodes, 2010
Sam Neill ...  Merritt Grieves 8 episodes, 2010
Frances Conroy ...  Peggy Haplin 7 episodes, 2010
Maxwell McCabe-Lokos ...  Lincoln Stiviletto 7 episodes, 2010
Matt Hopkins Matt Hopkins ...  Womper Stiviletto 7 episodes, 2010
Marcia Bennett ...  Rose Perkins 7 episodes, 2010
Stephen Arbuckle ...  Baby Boy Stiviletto 7 episodes, 2010
Deborah Grover ...  Joanie Jenkins 7 episodes, 2010
Kedar Brown ...  Kelvin Tolliver 7 episodes, 2010
Dan Petronijevic ...  Ronald Stiviletto 7 episodes, 2010
Sophia Ewaniuk ...  Emma Conroy 7 episodes, 2010
M.C. Gainey ...  Sheriff Griffin Conroy 6 episodes, 2010
Abraham Benrubi ...  Big Dave Duncan 6 episodes, 2010
Warren Christie ...  Greggy Stiviletto 6 episodes, 2010
Peter Outerbridge ...  Handsome Dan Farmer 6 episodes, 2010
Natalie Brown ...  Carol Haplin 6 episodes, 2010
Joanna Douglas ...  Shell Jenkins / ... 6 episodes, 2010
Anna Ferguson ...  Irene Vaughn 6 episodes, 2010
Diane Gordon Diane Gordon ...  Esther Klapman 6 episodes, 2010
Lynne Griffin ...  Dot Meadows 5 episodes, 2010
Andrew Scorer Andrew Scorer ...  Levon 5 episodes, 2010
Stephen McHattie ...  Carl Bravin 4 episodes, 2010
Brad Borbridge Brad Borbridge ...  Perry Steckler 4 episodes, 2010
Wendy Lyon ...  Donna Friddle 3 episodes, 2010
Greg Bryk ...  Dr. Pete / ... 3 episodes, 2010
Isobel Smith Isobel Smith ...  Doris / ... 3 episodes, 2010
Linda Kash ...  Miranda Kirby 2 episodes, 2010
Brittany Kay Brittany Kay ...  Lani 2 episodes, 2010
Luke Aquilina ...  Eric 2 episodes, 2010
Barry Flatman ...  Robert Ward 2 episodes, 2010
Arlene Mazerolle ...  Sarah Ward 2 episodes, 2010
Marley Otto ...  Lauryn Ward 2 episodes, 2010
Boyd Banks ...  Jerry Friddle / ... 2 episodes, 2010
Rob Trick Rob Trick ...  Hunting Buddy 2 episodes, 2010
Courtenay J. Stevens ...  Wiry Hunter 2 episodes, 2010
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Haplin, Minnesota "Happy Town" is approaching five years of peace after being riddled for years by unsolved kidnappings. But, in the wake of this small town's first crime in five years, some dark truths are being revealed about some familiar faces. They say every town has its secrets... that doesn't even begin to describe Happy Town. Written by Anonymous

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When filming the "Thawfest" carnival scene for the series pilot, the cast sweltered in their winter coats with the actual temperature hovering above 60 degrees F. The scene location, Montebello Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada on April 2, 2009, had been snow-free for almost 2 months. See more »

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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.39 (2009) See more »

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Enjoyed the Characters and the possibilities
6 May 2010 | by mccloudnjSee all my reviews

I have never been one to judge a TV show until I've watched at least three or four episodes. I like the quirky characters in Happy Town, and the acting is good. I see potential here and intend to keep watching it just in case it turns out to be "must see TV."

I don't trust many reviewers, including Matt Roush at TV Guide. He tends to jump to quick conclusions that make you decide not to watch the show, and then, all of a sudden, six episodes later, he says it's "starting to pick up," and then he's raving about it, and I've missed the beginning episodes.

He's done this with a couple of shows and I'm not going to trust him anymore. This time, I'll judge on my own, and now that some shows are moving toward their season finales, I'll watch this one online.

It may not ever rise to Twin Peaks level, but it IS quirky. Give it a chance. Of course, since I'm 60 years old, I tend to be more easily impressed than the younger folk. >grin<


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28 April 2010 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Brampton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Space Floor, ABC Studios See more »
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(8 episodes)

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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