Janet King

Janet King

Series 1 the Enemy Within

DVD - 2016
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Janet King, a senior crown prosecutor, returns to work after maternity leave to find her workplace even more demanding than when she left. She quickly becomes involved in a high-profile and controversial case, and makes several enemies in her search for the truth.
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn, [2016]
Branch Call Number: JANET KING
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Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
digital,optical,stereo,rda
3 videodiscs (474 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Uniform Title: Enemy within

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SouthsideSox
Apr 13, 2018

So far, I have watched Series 1 and 3. Both are well written and the story lines are complex in a good way. Not complex in the sense that the viewer can't figure out "who did it," but complex in the sense that the plot unravels as it would in a real-life situation.

I do not like the lead character, Janet King. I don't think the character is meant to be liked. The character will do whatever it takes to get her way. Her character has to be "right" all the time.

It is a good series, and I would recommend watching it.

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gingin1972
Mar 25, 2018

Great series!

HélèneR Mar 12, 2018

A great series to discover. Watch it "en rafale" as when one episode is over, you want to watch the next one.

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zcch55
Nov 30, 2017

This is a terrific suspenseful drama with excellent acting, especially the main character played by Marta Dusseldorp. When PBS dropped the ending episode, I actually bought the dvd to see it. Now the Marin library will have 2 copies of series 1 when I’m through and I’ve already reserved series 2!

Loved that the main character is gay and in a “married” relationship with kids.

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EVM
Aug 05, 2017

Really enjoyed this series - well acted. Similar to BBC productions.

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SandraLH
Jul 27, 2017

Suspenseful and well done Australian series.

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IrishMoon
Jun 24, 2017

I love absolutely LOVE this series! The smart scripts are full of twists, turns, and plenty of tension, without the extreme, graphic violence that standard in most series produced in the USA.

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tomdance
May 15, 2017

"A Place to Call Home" is much superior to Janet King, as is The Good Wife series. I gave up after 2 episodes of JK.

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nhoj
May 01, 2017

An Australian series about a state prosecutor returning to work after a maternity leave. Her first case involves a well respected police detective accused of a crime. It's an uphill battle for her as those in authority back the detective and try to steer her in the wrong direction. She plays her role well but some of the secondary characters are not as competent.

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flamingo8
Apr 12, 2017

Characters and dialogue seem artificial except for the star. If you're a fan of "The Good Wife", this will be a letdown for you!

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