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Leverage 

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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.
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Former insurance claims investigator Nathan Ford heads a team of former top-criminals. They handle 'unorthodox' cases of people unlikely to get their dues through regular channels and legal procedures. That often involves stinging or otherwise scamming criminals. Nate's team is altered at times, and his professional as well as personal past repeatedly seems to catch up. Written by KGF Vissers

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Kari Matchett, who plays Nate's ex-wife in several episodes, and Saul Rubinek, who played Victor Dubenich in "The Nigerian Job" and "The Last Dam Job", and James Tolkan (The Cross My Heart Job) also had roles in the television series A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000), for which Timothy Hutton was an Executive Producer, and in which he was a co-star. Kari played the girlfriend (Lily Rowan) of Timothy Hutton's character Archie Goodwin, along with some other roles in this repertory-company type series. James Tolkan was also part of this company, and appeared in many episodes. Saul had a recurring role (as Lon Cohen), and also appeared with Hutton in the television movie The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000) (as Saul Panzer). See more »

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Eliot Spencer: [to Parker] There's something wrong with you.
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"Leverage?!!!" People said when they first saw the name of the television series when it came out in 2008. I asked myself the same question when I saw the preview for it on TNT, but when I saw that Timothy Hutton was in it I wanted to see it no matter what the name might be. We all know the Timothy Hutton from the Nero Wolfe T.V. show, on which he played Archie Goodwin, who was a smart, wisecracking, and handsome assistant to the detective of the same name. How could Timothy Hutton be in a movie that is about bad guys? I asked myself after looking up to him most of my life. "Sometimes bad guys make the best good guys" which is the motto of the television show. Even though I had my suspicions about it being another profane T.V. show it turned out to be a great show that had great messages in all of its episodes. My brother turned to me one day and said to me about Leverage that "all of the episodes would make great movies!" And now after watching all of the first season and part of the second I am convinced of this statement. Is there bad stuff in this show? You are asking yourself at this point and with good cause, but the answer is: no. There are some innuendos in it, but they are very minor. It is basically what you might call a Robin Hood tale of today. The show is worth the watch and should be enjoyed by everyone from 12 and up. Enjoy! -Duke


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