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To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous "non-official cover" -- that of a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm.

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John returns to Luxembourg where his dedication to his father is put to the test, just as Agathe gathers final evidence that may allow her to learn the truth about John.


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Series cast summary:
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 John Tavner (10 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Edward Tavner (10 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Tom Tavner (10 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Alice Tavner (10 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Leslie Claret / ... (10 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Detective Agathe Albans (10 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Dennis McClaren / ... (10 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Peter Icabod (10 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Lawrence Lacroix (10 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Stephen Tchoo (9 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Jack Birdbath (8 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Det. Lucie Prum-Waltzing / ... (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Ally O'Dhonaill (8 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Mahtma El-Mashad (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Numi (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Sophie (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Mikham Candahar (6 episodes, 2015-2017)
Antoine McKay ...
 Gregory Gordon (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Kkyman Candahar (6 episodes, 2017)
Sabina Zeynalova ...
 Sandrine Gernsback (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Det. Emile Mills / ... (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Edgar Barros / ... (5 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Lori (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Upscale Hotel Lobby guest / ... (5 episodes, 2017)
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John Tavner doesn't really fit in with his quirky colleagues at the industrial piping corporation where he works. They don't really know much about him, but what they don't realize is that his life has been anything but mundane. To prevent Iran from going nuclear, he has assumed a fake persona as an average businessman when in reality he is actually a highly skilled intelligence officer, who took the piping job because of the routine business trips to Luxembourg, and because the job is secluded and too dull to be noticed. Unfortunately for him a European cop is at his heels trying to discover who he is, his incessantly grim and nervous coworker Mr. Icabod has figured out that he isn't who he says, and Steven, a chubby employee with a recent brain injury, is starting to remember a horrible act which John may have inflicted. Written by Gasmaskproductionsbooks

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The CD album is titled 'Circles of Resonance' by Tyhmens & Saperstein. Tracklisting includes the songs Afternoon Spray, Diamond Dust, Supercell, I Don't Wanna Be Found, Fortunate and Can't Wait For May. See more »

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In the opening scene, the pipeline company executives grill the main character about his knowledge of pipelines. The head honcho mispronounces the type of weld he is asking about - a fillet weld - which is correctly pronounced "fill-it". See more »

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Peter Cassius Icabod: I've decided upon my demands, John...
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Birds of Amsterdam
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Written by Steven Conrad and Michael Dorman
Performed by Michael Dorman
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The best new pilot of this season
16 January 2016 | by (Worcester, England) – See all my reviews

Utterly brilliant. Laugh out loud funny in places too. A great cast, great script and great camera work and direction. Essentially it is James Bond with depression which does not sound like a winner I know but it really, really works. The Agent in question is highly effective and dangerous but is disconnected and despondent and his way of coping with this is through writing and singing folk songs based on his work and those lyrics give away far more information than they should. The supporting cast are also interesting. It is a family business his father is high up in the agency and his brother is also involved in the CIA but in a non combat way but he is sent to assist and help out when he can. His brother has a very entertaining but not fully explained relationship with a little boy which is a guardian type role but we are not sure if he is or is not actually the boys father. All in all this is the best first episode I have seen so far of this season and I truly hope it gets picked up.


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