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  • Summary: Flashpoint is an emotional journey following the lives of members of the SRU (Strategic Response Unit) as they solve hostage situations, bust gangs, and defuse bombs. They work by utilizing their training to get inside the heads of these people in order to make them reach their breaking point (aka their flashpoint).

    Sgt. Gregory Parker (Enrico Colantoni) leads the elite team on their missions. The show is based upon the experiences of the real life Toronto Police Emergency Task Force.

    On August 26 2008, the show was renewed for a second season.

    The show originally aired on Friday evenings, but after episode 2 it swapped slots with Swingtown for the remainder of the season.

    Flashpoint is produced by Avamar Entertainment, CBS Paramount Network Television, CTV and Pink Sky Entertainment.
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  • Genre(s): Drama, Action & Adventure, Suspense
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  1. May 28, 2011
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    Flashpoint was great ...... for awhile. Once the novelty wears off, it becomes obvious that you could run this series at a daycare center without offending anyone. Like, when does a SWAT squad go for a whole year without shooting anyone? Plus the vast majority of murders in Toronto are committed by blacks (2.4% of the Cdn pop'n), but seems like Flashpoint is way too politically correct to deal with the "real" Toronto. My first weekend back in Cda, after 9 years in NV: 3 young blacks shot to death in Scarborough. Flashpoint needs more action to be accepted as being realistic. As it is, all of the cast probably have 2nd jobs as nanny's and baby-sitters. This show is just getting way too lame. We live in a semi-violent society; this show should reflect this. Expand