The eight-part series follows the adventures of the retired criminal Lennie Cahill and the retired cop Ted McCabe.
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 Lennie Cahill (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Ted McCabe (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Margaret McCabe (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Shannon Cahill (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Jason Dhurkay (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Cath Khoury (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Malcolm Dwyer (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Gary / ... (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Vince Pelagatti (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Rhonda (7 episodes, 2014)
Harry Greenwood ...
 Zac (6 episodes, 2014)
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The eight-part series follows the adventures of the retired criminal Lennie Cahill and the retired cop Ted McCabe.

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Gary Waddell starred in Lennie Cahill shoots through which this series was based on. See more »

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Off to a great start
23 May 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Any TV show that can boast two of the Antipodes' greatest actors has to be taken seriously. Both Brian Brown and Sam Neill have had long careers with credits to die for. This cops-and-robbers drama has the same formula as the English series "New Tricks" in that retired persons are involved in solving crimes that currently serving officers have failed to solve. The twist in "Old School" is that one of the duo is a "crim". The plot has many layers, promising to take many turns before a resolution is forthcoming. The supporting cast is strong, with the exception of Hannah Mangan Lawrence whose acting standard could only just be tolerated in "Bed of Roses" but, at 22, is really performing like someone who has been seconded from the local high school play. The writing is particularly strong in the first episode but it remains to be seen if that standard can be maintained, a failing in a number of Australian series in recent years. Judging by the scores given on this site so far, it seems that I am not the only one to regard this series as a winner.


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