The Cape (2011)
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When "The Cape" tips off Dominic Raoul -- aka Scales -- that Peter Fleming has been extorting money from him, Scales heads to a costume party on a train to confront Fleming. "The Cape" and ... See full summary »


Dennie Gordon


Tom Wheeler (creator), William Wheeler | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Lyons ... Vince Faraday / The Cape
Keith David ... Max Malini
Summer Glau ... Orwell
James Frain ... Peter Fleming / Chess
Jennifer Ferrin ... Dana Faraday
Ryan Wynott ... Trip Faraday
Dorian Missick ... Marty Voyt
Martin Klebba ... Rollo
Vinnie Jones ... Scales / Dominic Raoul
Richard Schiff ... Patrick Portman
Mather Zickel ... Travis Hall
Dayton Callie ... Mayor Stewart Welkins
Anil Kumar ... Ruvi
Brian Howe ... Mick Reese
Eric Michael Cole ... Noodle


When "The Cape" tips off Dominic Raoul -- aka Scales -- that Peter Fleming has been extorting money from him, Scales heads to a costume party on a train to confront Fleming. "The Cape" and Orwell, also at the party, discover Max and the gang are going to heist the train, and Vince/The Cape is conflicted about what to do. Meanwhile, Dana and Trip must endure scrutiny and taunts while trying to deal with their loss. Written by NBC Publicity

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Action | Drama






Release Date:

24 January 2011 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Scales has a pronounced working class English accent. The Cape says to Scales, "... blue collar, public school guys like you..." Oddly enough, in England, 'public school' means an expensive and exclusive private sector school like Eton, Harrow, or Westminster. See more »


At the end of the show, Trip unwraps a gift he found on the window sill. The packaging read that it was a "Lenstatic Compass". The proper name for that type of compass is a "Lensatic Compass" See more »


The Cape: I like the utility belt, man.
Patrick Portman: Oh. Velcro.
The Cape: Nice. It's upside down.
Patrick Portman: I know. Can we just keep this between us? This is a little embarrassing.
The Cape: Yeah, sure. I, uh - I just never had a fan before.
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References The Lone Ranger (1949) See more »


The Cape Theme Song
Written by Bear McReary
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Action Aborad a Classic Train: Most Cool:
24 January 2011 | by Traxman15See all my reviews

Not as Good as Previous Attempts, but quite enjoyable, regardless of some weak Plot Points! The Character of Orwell is beginning to Mature into a Formidable adversary for anyone challenging The Cape, who it seems is played by someone I've never Heard of before (though he does look very Familiar, I'm sure I've seen him on Shows Before, and when I recall, I'm sure it will be a Big relief!) But I digress, casting a person in the Lead who I have not watched before, often makes me dislike a Show, but since this is Brand Spanking New, I will reserve Judgment until at least a few have aired, if it survives that is! Saying all this I still like this episode Very Much and will now Continue to catch it Because I love Summer Glau, and will watch her to see how good an actress she is developing into:

Thanx for Tuning in: Cheers T:

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