Shark (2006–2008)

Dial M for Monica 

Stark prosecutes an expensive Hollywood madam for ordering a hit on one of her former prostitutes, and she responds by releasing a book of her clients which includes his name.


Steve Gomer


Ian Biederman (creator), Ian Biederman | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Woods ... Sebastian Stark
Danielle Panabaker ... Julie Stark
Sophina Brown ... Raina Troy
Sarah Carter ... Madeleine Poe
Alexis Cruz ... Martin Allende
Sam Page ... Casey Woodland
Jeri Ryan ... Jessica Devlin
Henry Simmons ... Isaac Wright
Kari Matchett ... Monica Tanner
Carlos Gómez ... Mayor Manuel Delgado (as Carlos Gomez)
Matt Lanter ... Eddie Linden
Maximiliano Hernández ... Freddie Hopper (as Maximiliano Hernandez)
Mireille Enos ... Chloe Gorman
Ron Glass ... Judge Stewart Fenton
Shanti Lowry ... Michelle


An assistant district attorney is found dead in a car, along with a call girl. The investigation leads to Monica Tanner, a madam with a lot of high placed clients. The dead call girl wanted to become a madam herself and used some of Monica's girls and it turns out the assistant district attorney was after the drug dealer that killed them. Monica knew this drug dealer well. Meanwhile, Julie considers going to the next step with Eddie. Written by Marco van Hoof <>

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Crime | Drama | Mystery


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Release Date:

23 November 2006 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby (Dolby Surround)



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


There's a scene where Stark (James Woods) and D.A. Devlin (Jeri Ryan) have a meeting in a stairwell about the repercussions, Stark says "...Dean Gorman's death becomes another unsolved L.A. murder, James Ellroy writes another book and we move on." James Woods starred in Cop (1988), which is based upon James Ellroy's novel "Blood on the Moon". See more »


Sebastian Stark enters his kitchen, loosens his tie, undoes his collar button and walks over to the answer machine and plays the messages. He then walks over to the 'fridge. Next in closer, his tie and collar are fastened tight. The perspective goes back to Stark's entrance with his tie and collar loosened. The fridge part of the scene is repeated in next episode. See more »


Monica Tanner: Go to hell!
Sebastian Stark: I have a condo there.
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Crazy Credits

The DVD version opening scenes did not show the main actors names. See more »


References A Beautiful Mind (2001) See more »

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