Unit, The (CBS 2006-2009, Dennis Haysbert, Robert Patrick)

The Unit is an action drama that follows a covert team of special forces operatives as they risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands’ secrets. Jonas Blane leads the unit on missions out in the field.

The Unit includes Jonas, Colonel Tom Ryan, Mack Gerhardt, Charles Grey and Bob Brown, all highly skilled soldiers whose ability to rely on each other in life threatening situations creates their unique brotherhood.

Jonas’s wife, Molly, is the experiences matriarch who comforts and counsels “the Unit’s” wives as they cope with the fear and uncertainty they experience when their husbands leave home. Molly, Tiffy Gerhardt and Kim help each other and other women deal with the secret lives they must lead.

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Abby Brammell as Tiffy Gerhardt
Audrey Marie Anderson as Kim Brown
Dennis Haysbert as Jonas Blane
Max Martini as Mack Gerhardt
Michael Irby as Charles Grey
Regina Taylor as Molly Blane
Robert Patrick as Tom Ryan
Scott Foley as Bob Brown

key behind the scenes crew
Daniel Voll as Executive Producer
David Mamet as Executive Producer
David Mamet as Writer of pilot
Davis Guggenheim as Director of Pilot
Dennis Haysbert as Co-producer
Eric L. Haney as Original author
Frank Military as Co-Executive Producer
Lynn Mamet as Co-Executive Producer
Nicolas Bradley as Co-producer
Sharon Lee Watson as Co-Executive Producer
Shawn Ryan as Executive Producer
Todd Ellis Kessler as Executive Producer
Vahan Moosekian as Executive Producer

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show type
action drama

broadcast from
3/7/2006 – 5/10/2009
4 seasons with 69 episodes in total.

network and production companies
CBS – 20th Century Fox Television – Bay Kinescope – MiddKid Productions

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