Unspeakable (2019– )

Unsafe (1985 - 1988) 

After seven people are infected due to a company's heat-treating process, Jim Krepke joins the fight. Will scores a victory. Ben seeks direction. Alice and Peter try to separate from each other.


Gregory Smith


Vic Parsons (based in part on the book "Bad Blood: The Unspeakable Truth"), André Picard (based in part on the book "The Gift of Death: Confronting Canada's Tainted-Blood Tragedy") | 4 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Shawn Doyle ... Ben Landry
Michael Shanks ... Will Sanders
Camille Sullivan ... Alice Landry
Sarah Wayne Callies ... Margaret Sanders
David Lewis ... Lawrence Hartley
Brian Markinson ... Dr. Roger Perrault
Aaron Douglas ... Jim Krepke
Amitai Marmorstein ... Paul Kirpatrick
William MacDonald ... Frank Schnabel
Caroline Cave ... Ann O'Malley
Jared Ager-Foster Jared Ager-Foster ... Peter Landry
Ricardo Ortiz ... Ryan Sanders
Gabrielle Rose ... Betsy
Kevin McNulty ... Arthur
Lossen Chambers ... Liz Byrne


With Lawrence having taken on the role of President of the national Society, they have a strong willed force in former Manitoba Society president Jim Krepke, who moved to Toronto for family reasons. Jim believes the best way to affect change is an in-your-face approach, especially in scaring the public in turn scaring politicians to take action. Will's new fight is specifically against Armor, whose heat treated product has not effectively killed the virus causing AIDS, the Red Cross who will not act until hearing from the Bureau of Biologics, who is taking a cautious approach on the issue. While Margaret continues to face persecution at work, the Sanders' as a whole will discover another threat to the safety of the Canadian blood system, namely infection of hepatitis. Through the process, hemophiliacs who have been solely using heat treated products contracting the virus begins to rise. The Landry family continues to spiral out of control, with Ben still not working, Alice coping by ... Written by Huggo

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English | Swedish

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30 January 2019 (Canada) See more »

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Safety Dance
Written by Ivan Doroschuk
Performed by Men Without Hats
[The song played in the opening scene to which the lab technician sings along]
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