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Touching Evil 

Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving a gunshot wound to the head, a detective is assigned to the F.B.I.'s new Organized and Serial Crime Unit (O.S.C.U.)... See full summary »

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Paul Abbott
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Complete series cast summary:
Jeffrey Donovan ...  Detective David Creegan 12 episodes, 2004
Vera Farmiga ...  Detective Susan Branca 12 episodes, 2004
Zach Grenier ...  Special Agent Hank Enright 12 episodes, 2004
Brian Markinson ...  Agent Bernal / ... 12 episodes, 2004
Kevin Durand ...  Agent Jay Swopes 12 episodes, 2004
Larissa Tewson Larissa Tewson ...  Samantha Creegan / ... 7 episodes, 2004
Sydney Tewson Sydney Tewson ...  Lily Creegan / ... 7 episodes, 2004
Leila Johnson ...  Holly Creegan / ... 7 episodes, 2004
Bradley Cooper ...  OSC Agent Mark Rivers 6 episodes, 2004
Pruitt Taylor Vince ...  Cyril Kemp 5 episodes, 2004
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Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving a gunshot wound to the head, a detective is assigned to the F.B.I.'s new Organized and Serial Crime Unit (O.S.C.U.), a rapid-response, elite crime investigation squad, where he and his new O.S.C.U. partner find themselves committed to saving lives and solving cases. In spite of his inability to abide by common sense, and the laws he's sworn to uphold, he, with the help of his partner, work together to hunt down the most wicked and vicious criminals on the streets. Written by Todd Andrew Barnett

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Official Sites:

USA Network

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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mørkets magter See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Jeffrey Donovan (David Creegan) stayed awake for forty-eight hours in order to realistically portray insomnia for season one, episode two, "Y Me". Doing so nearly caused him to collapse while on-set. See more »

Quotes

David Creegan: I was clinically insane for a while there, but I'm alright now, near enough. Hey, can I have your goldfish?
Susan Branca: What do you mean "near enough"?
David Creegan: I lost a big chunk of my brain, the doctors say, "Hey, weird." These aren't goldfish, they're whales.
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Followed by Touching Evil: Pilot (2004) See more »

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Great crime series!
1 September 2005 | by StibbertSee all my reviews

After being gone for a year after being shot in the head David Creegan return to the OSC, Organized and Serial Crime Unit and join up with his new partner Susan Branca. Only thing is, while being a good cop, his injury has caused some minor abnormalities.

If you think that this is just another series about hard cops fighting crime, you're wrong. This series is more about the humans involved. You'll get to follow Creegan just as much in his personal as well as his professional life. Now, that is nothing new. Many series are like that, but no one is like Touching Evil. After a long term coma Creegan's life has changed in many ways and him finding his way to get along with his new way of life is an important part of the series.

This series is a nice mix of drama, thriller and action. It has the characters with stories and personality. You really get to know them. There is the thriller element of hunting the suspect witch is often very suspense and well done. While it's a kind of serious series, Creegan's condition, the fact that he, among other things don't have shame, add a comic element to it all. He might do or say the craziest thing in very odd situations, yet this comes as well written lines. They are never out of place.

The acting are very good. Jeffrey Donovan does a great job as Creegan and there is no lack of talent among the others neither. You should also take note of the music and the cinematography. These two elements gives the series it's own look and style. The cinematography looks great and you'll find some rather original shots. When it comes to the music this has it's own style witch I think is just great.

If you like crime I would recommend Touching Evil. If you don't I'll recommend it anyway!


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