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In Plain Sight 

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U.S. Marshall Mary Shannon must hunt down witnesses for federal cases in the witness protection program while also managing rather dysfunctional family and her own personal life.

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Series cast summary:
Mary McCormack ...  Mary Shannon 61 episodes, 2008-2012
Frederick Weller ...  Marshall Mann 61 episodes, 2008-2012
Paul Ben-Victor ...  Stan McQueen 58 episodes, 2008-2012
Nichole Hiltz ...  Brandi Shannon 50 episodes, 2008-2012
Lesley Ann Warren ...  Jinx Shannon 28 episodes, 2008-2012
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Mary Shannon is a U.S. Marshal in the witness protection program who spends her time relocating federal witnesses.. Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Mary works with her partner, Marshall Mann, to place criminals and innocent witnesses into new lives. When not putting her life on the line to protect federal witnesses, Mary attempts to manage her dysfunctional family, including overly dependent mother, Jinx, and younger sister, Brandi, both of whom live with her. Between work and family, Mary has little time for boyfriend Raphael Ramirez who plays minor league baseball. Written by Anonymous

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Exit your old life. Enter Witness Protection. See more »


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Official Sites:

USA Network

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In Plain Sight See more »

Filming Locations:

New Mexico, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The building used in exterior shots as the office building for the U.S. Marshals' Albuquerque office is the historic Sunshine Building in downtown Albuquerque, designed by famous architect Henry C. Trost. See more »

Goofs

Mary Shannon wears high heels on duty. Given that she has to run and walk long distance, it makes no sense for her to wear heels. See more »

Quotes

Mary Shannon: [intro] Since 1970, the Federal Witness Protection Program has relocated thousands of witnesses, some criminal, some not, to neighborhoods all across the country. Every one of those individuals shares a unique attribute, distinguishing them from the rest of the general population. And that is, somebody wants them dead.
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #28.181 (2012) See more »

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Solid, good character draw
19 March 2012 | by TunesByWaxSee all my reviews

Descent writing, reasonable acting, similar in timbre to Saving Grace, enough character development that you can connect. As a big West Wing fan, I really like the substantial number of guest spots by West Wing alum. Only ding: yet another show less than subtly infused with toyota plugs. Keep your money on shore & buy a dang Ford or something. Over all, it's a shame they're wrapping up. In the era of twitter, it seems odd to prohibit publication of a review for being succinct. So, right then, descent writing, reasonable acting, similar in timbre to Saving Grace, enough character development that you can connect. As a big West Wing fan, I really like the substantial number of guest spots by West Wing alum. Only ding: yet another show less than subtly infused with toyota plugs.


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