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Complete series cast summary:
Winston Rekert Winston Rekert ...  V.H. Adderly 22 episodes, 1986-1987
Dixie Seatle Dixie Seatle ...  Mona Ellerby 22 episodes, 1986-1987
Jonathan Welsh Jonathan Welsh ...  Melville Greenspan 21 episodes, 1986-1987
Ken Pogue ...  Major Jonathan B. Clack 21 episodes, 1986-1987
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V.H. Adderly, a former James Bond style operative for I.S.I., is given a desk job in the Department of Miscellaneous Affairs after losing function in his left hand- the result of torture by enemy agents. He hates the mundane assignments he is given, thumbs his nose at protocol, and somehow manages to dig up a threat to national security or a spy at every turn. Melville Greenspan, his boss, is an insecure life long pencil pushing bureaucrat, who seems concerned only with not making waves and making sure that the proper forms are filled out. He is afraid that Adderly's snooping will result in his being fired. Mona is the efficient department clerk/secretary, almost bored with her work and longing for excitement (and a date with V.H.). She often covered for Adderly, and would occasionally help him on assignments, sometimes with Greenspan's permission. Written by Steve Yudewitz <z004790b@bcfreenet.seflin.lib.fl.us>

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Country:

Canada

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English

Release Date:

24 September 1986 (USA) See more »

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Adderly, assumptes diversos See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Very small-scale, but splendid, little series
23 January 2004 | by cfisanickSee all my reviews

"Adderly" is not of the caliber of "Twin Peaks" or "24," but it is a sharply written, clever little show that will appeal to anyone stuck in a menial job. Winston Reckert plays off his aging-pretty-boy-looks well, and Dixie Settle is a nice romantic foil. All in all, this is memorable Canadian series.


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