From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
Subject: Re: What Did You Watch? 2017-12-06 (Wednesday)
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From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
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Subject: Re: What Did You Watch? 2017-12-06 (Wednesday)
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2017 16:20:24 -0500
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On 12/7/2017 3:39 PM, anim8rfsk wrote:
> In article <p0c5hi$kh8$1@dont-email.me>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> On 12/7/2017 1:02 PM, anim8rfsk wrote:
>>> I watched a couple more Cash Cab reruns, and then FRANKIE DRAKE
>>> MYSTERIES (there is apparently no 'The' in the title).
>>>
>>> An unholy triple mashup of MURDOCH MYSTERIES, MISS FISHER, and WOMEN'S
>>> MURDER CLUB, FDM presents the adventures of the first female private
>>> dick in Toronto in the 1920s (abeit being filmed in Ontario a century
>>> later).  It looks to be produced by the MURDOCH production company.  It
>>> features the lesser of the early stars of MUTANT X as Frankie Drake, a
>>> modern woman of even looser morals than Miss Fisher (and who has almost
>>> identical origins), a lovely black actress named Chantel Riley as
>>> Frankie's lovely black partner in the agency, Trudy, Sharron Matthews as
>>> the rather zaftig M.E. (guess this has some THE CORONER in the mix too),
>>> and, by far the most important, the incredibly lovely, incredibly
>>> talented, incredibly skinny Rebecca Liddiard as Mary Shaw of the
>>> Morality Police (!).
>>
>> What a coincidence as I recently watched Rebecca Liddiard as Mary in
>> ALIAS GRACE.
> 
> Should I as well?

Probably not...and especially not if you want her to have a happy ending.

>>> It's not great by any means, but if you're a fan
>>> of MM, MF, or WMC this is something you'd likely enjoy.
>>>
>>> Fred-Box sez "Check it out"
>>
>> Don't you have to be a Canadian or a near-do-well'er to check it out?
> 
> Oh, like there's a difference.

Fair point.