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Flashpoint: Keep The Peace (Part 2)

Posted by: S.P. Young  //  December 18, 2012 @ 12:05am

"Last time as Team One."

The series ended with a rather disappointing finale. The thing that hurt it the most, was that this episode relied three times on making it look like a character had died, when in fact, they survived. First, it was Clark. Then it was Sam. Finally, it was Greg.

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Flashpoint: Keep The Peace (Part 1)

Posted by: S.P. Young  //  December 9, 2012 @ 2:01am

"Avoid public buildings."

Episodes that deal with a mad bomber are always fun to watch, especially when the bomb blows up. Bombs force the show out of the formula of resorting to negotiation, and de-emphasize the humanity of the criminals behind their destructive intentions.

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Flashpoint: A World Of Their Own

Posted by: S.P. Young  //  November 25, 2012 @ 1:14am

"Well, if you're gonna be a lawyer, you're gonna need an undergraduate degree."

Actually, that is not true. Greg is wrong here, as he found out that his son was accepted into university. But more likely, it is the show's writers that are uninformed.

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Flashpoint: Lawmen

Posted by: S.P. Young  //  November 17, 2012 @ 5:58pm

"Do not think you are off the hook."

There were two god awful all too familiar stories that were present in "Lawmen," that have been way overused in the genre of the police drama. The first story was that of the renegade police officer, that was willing to be the bad guy in order to punish the criminals.

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Flashpoint: We Take Care of Our Own

Posted by: S.P. Young  //  November 10, 2012 @ 6:09pm

"Call it a humanitarian mission."

The most polished script of the series was found in the latest episode, "We Take Care of Our Own." It had the perfect timing of the upcoming Remembrance Day, and of the new Canadian twenty dollar bills coming out.

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Flashpoint: Below The Surface

Posted by: S.P. Young  //  October 28, 2012 @ 12:55am

"They're going on an assassination run."

"Below The Surface," took place in the middle of some ugly biker gang politics. Inside of this mess, were Kate and Luke, who both wanted to see the biker gang go down.

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Flashpoint: Eyes In

Posted by: S.P. Young  //  October 14, 2012 @ 12:15am

"If you call the cops, I'm dead."

"Eyes In" was one of the few episodes of Flashpoint that actually emphasized characterization of a Team One member, as opposed to just making them the weekly enemy of the criminals.

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Flashpoint: Run To Me

Posted by: S.P. Young  //  October 6, 2012 @ 7:42am

"If you're gonna run, run straight to me."

With Raf having quit Team One after the sniping incident from "Broken Peace," his spot was taken over by a returning Leah.

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Flashpoint: Broken Peace

Posted by: S.P. Young  //  September 24, 2012 @ 12:55am

"This job is about getting into the subject's head."

"Broken Peace" is the first episode of the final season of Flashpoint. The plot is a deliberate parallel to the Pilot episode, wherein Scorpio, the Strategic Reponse Unit's last resort, had to be called to break up a family squabble gone wrong.

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