To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous "non-official cover" -- that of a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm.
- imDb Rating: 8.3 (8,662 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
Follows the complicated life of intelligence officer John Tavner, whose latest assignment - to prevent Iran from going nuclear - requires him to forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous non-official cover.
- Rated: TV-MA
- Released: 05 Nov 2015
- Runtime: 58 min
- Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
- Director: N/A
- Writer: Steve Conrad
- Actors: Michael Dorman, Kurtwood Smith, Michael Chernus, Kathleen Munroe
- Language: N/A
- Country: USA
- Awards: 1 nomination.
- Total Seasons: 2
Escape From Paris
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All hell breaks loose.
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2x6: Fuck John Wayne
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2x4: The Sword and the Hand
2x3: The Guns of Paris
2x2: The Vantasner Danger Meridian
2x1: American Dimes
1x10: Dead Serious Rick
Kurtwood Smith as Leslie Claret
Michael Chernus as Edward Tavner
Chris Conrad as Dennis McClaren
Michael Dorman as John Tavner
Aliette Opheim as Detective Agathe Albans
Kathleen Munroe as Alice Tavner
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