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Old School 

The eight-part series follows the adventures of the retired criminal Lennie Cahill and the retired cop Ted McCabe.
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Series cast summary:
Bryan Brown ...  Lennie Cahill 8 episodes, 2014
Sam Neill ...  Ted McCabe 8 episodes, 2014
Sarah Peirse ...  Margaret McCabe 8 episodes, 2014
Hanna Mangan Lawrence ...  Shannon Cahill 8 episodes, 2014
Mark Coles Smith ...  Jason Dhurkay 8 episodes, 2014
Kate Box ...  Cath Khoury 8 episodes, 2014
Peter Phelps ...  Malcolm Dwyer 8 episodes, 2014
Steve Rodgers ...  Gary / ... 8 episodes, 2014
Damian Walshe-Howling ...  Vince Pelagatti 7 episodes, 2014
Sacha Horler ...  Rhonda 7 episodes, 2014
Harry Greenwood ...  Zac 6 episodes, 2014
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Ted McCabe, a retired cop, and Lennie Cahill, a recently released crim, reluctantly join forces to trackdown the mastermind behind the heist-gone-wrong that ruined both their careers. Although determinedly on opposite sides of the law, they find themselves growing to appreciate each other's talents as they work together to unravel the mystery and make some much-needed cash along the way. OLD SCHOOL is an odd couple crime series about growing old in a modern world, where your former enemy might just turn out to be your closest ally. Born out of creator Paul Oliver's film Lennie Cahill Shoots Through.

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Gary Waddell starred in Lennie Cahill shoots through which this series was based on. See more »

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Written by Eleanor Dunlop
Performed by Eleanor Dunlop
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Off to a great start
23 May 2014 | by jamesmouleSee all my reviews

Any TV show that can boast two of the Antipodes' greatest actors has to be taken seriously. Both Brian Brown and Sam Neill have had long careers with credits to die for. This cops-and-robbers drama has the same formula as the English series "New Tricks" in that retired persons are involved in solving crimes that currently serving officers have failed to solve. The twist in "Old School" is that one of the duo is a "crim". The plot has many layers, promising to take many turns before a resolution is forthcoming. The supporting cast is strong, with the exception of Hannah Mangan Lawrence whose acting standard could only just be tolerated in "Bed of Roses" but, at 22, is really performing like someone who has been seconded from the local high school play. The writing is particularly strong in the first episode but it remains to be seen if that standard can be maintained, a failing in a number of Australian series in recent years. Judging by the scores given on this site so far, it seems that I am not the only one to regard this series as a winner.


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23 May 2014 (Australia) See more »

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