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Brotherhood 

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Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke).

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Blake Masters
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2008   2007   2006  
4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Jason Isaacs ...  Michael Caffee 29 episodes, 2006-2008
Jason Clarke ...  Tommy Caffee 29 episodes, 2006-2008
Annabeth Gish ...  Eileen Caffee 29 episodes, 2006-2008
Kevin Chapman ...  Freddie Cork 29 episodes, 2006-2008
Fiona C. Erickson Fiona C. Erickson ...  Mary Rose Caffee 27 episodes, 2006-2008
Fionnula Flanagan ...  Rose Caffee 25 episodes, 2006-2008
Brian Scannell ...  Silent John 25 episodes, 2006-2008
Kerry O'Malley ...  Mary Kate Martinson / ... 22 episodes, 2006-2008
Billy Smith ...  Kevin 'Moe' Reilly / ... 21 episodes, 2006-2008
Madison Garland Madison Garland ...  Lila Caffee / ... 21 episodes, 2006-2008
Ethan Embry ...  Declan 'Decko' Griggs 20 episodes, 2006-2008
Brían F. O'Byrne ...  Colin 18 episodes, 2007-2008
Tina Benko ...  Kath Parry / ... 19 episodes, 2006-2008
Kailey Gilbert Kailey Gilbert ...  Noni Caffee 16 episodes, 2006-2008
Frank Ridley ...  Terry Mulligan 16 episodes, 2006-2008
Matt Servitto ...  Representative Donatello 15 episodes, 2006-2008
Georgia Lyman Georgia Lyman ...  Cassie Giggs 14 episodes, 2006-2008
John Fiore ...  Alphonse Nozzoli / ... 14 episodes, 2006-2008
Karl Bury ...  Alex Byrne / ... 13 episodes, 2006-2007
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Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke).

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The city has two sons. Only one can rule The Hill. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Official Sites:

SHOWTIME

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Down City See more »

Filming Locations:

Barrington, Rhode Island, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The series was inspired by real-life Irish American brothers from the Irish neighborhood of South Boston: James 'Whitey' Bulger, Jr., a gangster who has been on the F.B.I.'s Most Wanted List for 10 years as a fugitive from justice, and William Bulger (known as "Billy"), a powerful state politician who was President of the Massachusetts Senate and later president of the University of Massachusetts higher educational system. See more »

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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.7 (2013) See more »

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Showtime is the "new" HBO
16 August 2006 | by james_likes_jazzSee all my reviews

This is now my absolute favorite series on television. I don't watch much television so, for me, this is a big compliment to the writers and creators of this show. This show has all the right ingredients; great actors, writing, and plot lines. This is a great combination that is sure to please even the most demanding viewers. Highly Recommended.

I was a big fan of "The Soprano's", but last season kind of turned me off. I still mourn the loss of "Six Feet Under", perhaps the best series I have ever seen.

With "Weeds" and a few promising series coming up (i.e. "Dexter"), I do believe Showtime is the "new" HBO. Bravo Showtime!


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