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The Unit 

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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

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David Mamet
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dennis Haysbert ...  Jonas Blane 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Regina Taylor ...  Molly Blane 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Audrey Marie Anderson ...  Kim Brown 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Robert Patrick ...  Colonel Tom Ryan 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Max Martini ...  Mack Gerhardt 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Abby Brammell ...  Tiffy Gerhardt 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Scott Foley ...  Bob Brown 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Michael Irby ...  Charles Grey 69 episodes, 2006-2009
Demore Barnes ...  Hector Williams 45 episodes, 2006-2009
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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

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Covert warriors. Unsung heroes. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller | War

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The Unit, the cover name for the most elite 1st SFOD-D unit popularly known as "Delta Force", the Army's best of the best, primarily recruits from Army Special Forces Groups ("Green Berets") and the 75th Ranger Regiment (Army Rangers). In The Unit, Jonas Blane, Hector Williams, and Charles Grey all served as both Rangers and Green Berets prior to their service in The Unit. Mack Gerhardt served as a Ranger and in the airborne infantry prior to being in The Unit. Bob Brown is the only Unit member to have never served in the Rangers. He is Ranger qualified (graduated from Ranger School) and served in the Air Cavalry prior to joining the Unit. See more »

Goofs

It's clear (probably due to series low budget) that many of the scenes, including those supposedly filmed on the base located in an unnamed Midwestern state, are actually shot in Southern California.

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The Freedom to Be
Written by Kit Hain
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Getting better as it goes!
2 April 2006 | by JohnCrowSee all my reviews

I saw the commercials for "The Unit", and was intrigued. Then I started watching this show, and it just seems to be getting better as it goes. It kind of reminds me of a Tom Clancy novel, and the last episode I saw had three seemingly separate plot lines going, which eventually became tied together, two of them ended up being parts of the same main story line. Besides the military thrills from the precision excellence of this black-ops unit (which doesn't exist, of course), there are always personal stories and lots of aspects of this show that most anybody should be able to enjoy. I love it when the good guys kick the bad guys collective asses! Well written, and good acting all around. Interesting plot twists, I was caught by surprise more then a few times. There are some really great lines, and it is so much more than just a shoot-em-up action show. My emotions were running wild. I hope this show stays around for years to come!


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