Due South (Series) (1994-1999)

Aka: Direction: Sud; Un tandem de choc

Due South
Due South originally aired on CBS in the United States and CTV in Canada, as a made-for-television movie in 1994. The series ran from 1994 to 1996, when it was cancelled by CBS. After a one year hiatus, CTV revived the series in 1997 with international investment, and it ran for two seasons until 1999.

The basic premise of the series is a Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable named Benton Fraser who, accompanied by his deaf half-wolf, Diefenbaker, goes to Chicago to solve the murder of his father. After the murder is solved, Fraser decides to stay in Chicago, working for the Canadian consulate. His partner in Chicago is Ray Vecchio (David Marciano), a tough, streetwise cop. Marciano did not appear in the 1997-1999 episodes, save for the first and last episode

Paul Gross .... Constable Benton Fraser
David Marciano .... Ray Vecchio
Catherine Bruhier .... Elaine Besbriss
Tony Craig .... Jack Huey
Daniel Kash .... Louis Gardino
Ramona Milano .... Francesca Vecchio
Gordon Pinsent .... Robert Fraser [ghost]
Camilla Scott .... Margaret Thatcher
Beau Starr .... Harding Welsh
Callum Keith Rennie .... Det. Stanley Raymond Kowalski
Tom Melissis .... Thomas E. Dewey
Gordon Pinsent .... Robert Fraser
Draco .... Diefenbaker
Anne Marie Loder .... Stella Kowalski
Dean McDermott .... Constable Renfield Turnbull
Jan Rubes .... Dr. Mort Gustafson

Original Broadcaster(s): CTV

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