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By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Violent series matches bland name with generic action.

TV NBC Drama 2010
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age 14+

Top Notch Writing

This show is the fastest hour-long series I've seen in a long, long time. It seems it just gets started and then it's coming to a close. Where did that hour go? Each show has never failed to draw me into the action/plot right from the very first scene. The title says it all, but the show has top notch writers that create very imaginative twists and turns so even though each show is about tracking a fugitive (what cop show isn't?), it's never, never the same storyline/plot. It had me sitting on the edge of my seat every single week. My only regret is that it's not on more often. And don't worry about the lady US Marshall, Annie, not being tough enough to be believable. This savvy actress more than proves she's very capable of doing the job. On a scale of 1-10, I give her (and the whole show) an 11.

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Jerry Bruckheimer produces this police procedural about a team of U.S. marshals in Texas that hunts down the most dangerous bad guys -- so you can expect plenty of excitement ... and not much else. Don't expect much in the way of character development, or even plots that make sense. Does Texas really have that many deranged escaped killers on the loose? Hopefully not, but the series would be less interesting without a really bad dude to track down every week.

Giddish is fun to watch as a tough girl in cowboy boots, but her role -- like all of the roles -- is pretty narrowly defined. Track, pursue, capture, repeat each week as needed. Yawn.

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