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The Cape 

TV-14 | | Action, Drama | TV Series (2011)
Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder, leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape."


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Series cast summary:
David Lyons ...  The Cape / ... 10 episodes, 2011
Keith David ...  Max Malini 10 episodes, 2011
Summer Glau ...  Orwell 10 episodes, 2011
James Frain ...  Peter Fleming / ... 10 episodes, 2011
Jennifer Ferrin ...  Dana Faraday 10 episodes, 2011
Ryan Wynott ...  Trip Faraday 10 episodes, 2011
Dorian Missick ...  Marty Voyt 10 episodes, 2011
Martin Klebba ...  Rollo 10 episodes, 2011
Anil Kumar ...  Ruvi 8 episodes, 2011
Vinnie Jones ...  Dominic Raoul / ... 6 episodes, 2011
Mather Zickel ...  Travis Hall 6 episodes, 2011
Izabella Miko ...  Raia 6 episodes, 2011


Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder, leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape."

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Official Sites:

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Release Date:

9 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Köpeny See more »

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1.78 : 1
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The show was canceled after 9 episodes. The series finale was made available online, episode 10 titled "Endgame." See more »


Referenced in Community: Pillows and Blankets (2012) See more »

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Trouble Defining an Audience
10 January 2011 | by F_Hugh_SeekaySee all my reviews

If The Cape were aimed at children or as a program to be watched by the whole family, it's campiness and cheese would be appropriate. It would be a GREAT show to enjoy as a family and in that enjoyment I could get past some of the overly clichéd acting, directing, and dialogue. However, some of the language, some of the violence, and the current time slot seem to indicate that the producers aren't interested in a preteen audience... and the silliness, plot holes, and overall feel presented in the Pilot lead me to believe they won't be able to develop a loyal audience of mature viewers. I can't imagine The Cape lasting much beyond an initial order of episodes. For all of the potential the show has, it misses on too many levels and fails to properly reach any defined audience.

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