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Copper centers on Kevin Corcoran, an Irish immigrant policeman trying to keep the peace in the historical Five Points neighborhood in 1860s New York City while searching for information on the disappearance of his wife and death of his daughter. It explores the effects of the American Civil War as well as the social stratification involving New York's aristocracy and African American population. (Source: BBC America)

Episode Info

Prev: 2x13 -- The Place I Called Home (Sep/22/2013)

Corcoran, Morehouse and Freeman join a national effort to hunt down John Wilkes Booth. Meanwhile, chaos continues in New York as Tammany Hall finds an unlikely successor to lead.

Alex Paxton-BeesleyAlex Paxton-Beesley
As Ellen Corcoran
Anastasia GriffithAnastasia Griffith
As Elizabeth Haverford
Ato EssandohAto Essandoh
As Matthew Freeman
David KeeleyDavid Keeley
As Padraic Byrnes
Dylan TaylorDylan Taylor
As Andrew O'Brien
Franka PotenteFranka Potente
As Eva Heissan
Kevin RyanKevin Ryan
As Detective Francis Maguire
Kiara GlascoKiara Glasco
As Annie Reilly
Ron White (2)Ron White (2)
As Captain Ciaran Joseph Sullivan
Tanya FischerTanya Fischer
As Molly Stuart

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Reviews: 61
3rd attempt at CSI in the pastRating: 17 likes, 3 dislikes

Waiting to see them mock up modern tools using ancient tech

Will they discover DNA early too?
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Review posted on Saturday, September 21st 2013 at 6:36 pm


Reviews: 38
restart zombie: Dr. Quinn, Medicine...Rating: 12 likes, 1 dislikes

Inject violence, sexual brutality, moral flexibility, and evil into Dr Quinn, adjust the time dial and voila copper! Read more

Review posted on Sunday, October 27th 2013 at 11:00 pm


Reviews: 11
High production value...Rating: 1 likes, 20 dislikes

....gone to waste. It's clear that a lot of resources have gone into making this show. It's tragic that none of those resources seem to have been spent on good writers. Human beings do not behave the way this show would have me believe they do. The characterizations in "Copper" are unbelievably pitiful. Read more

Review posted on Tuesday, December 4th 2012 at 12:10 am

3 reviews available
1x10: A Vast and Fiendish Plot recap: The scene opens with Robert telling Corcoran that he is going to meet Kennedy. Corcoran tells Robert that he has to take care of Ellen. Corcoran goes up to Eva and asks Eva a favor. He asks her to watch over Ellen and she agrees reluctantly again. The next day, Robert goes up to the men with the Greek Fire. Kennedy isn’t there. The police show up to the meeting place and Byrnes hits one of the men with his gun. Corcoran asks why Kennedy didn’t show up. Meanwhile, Kennedy and Norbert are in a basement somewhere and a chemist has made the Greek Fire for them. He tells him that they can make it right in New York. Kennedy is pleased and says that they are going to be able to kill around 10,000 people... read more.

1x9: A Day to Give Thanks recap: The scene opens with a man singing in the streets. Corcoran watches as Matthew tends to Ellen. It has been two weeks and Matthew says that it was a tough drug that the Earle house had her on. Annie comes downstairs and asks Corcoran how things are. Corcoran gets to the station and O’Brien is not too happy to go hunt down Maguire. He says that he doesn’t want to be there when Corcoran finds him. At a church, the priest finds the badge of Maguire. Corcoran goes to Eva’s and asks about Maguire. She tells him that he is not there. She asks about Ellen and he says that she will come back to her senses. Eva starts to undo Corcoran’s pants and he tells her that he has to go. He apologizes to her and asks for her help to watch over Ellen. She agrees reluctantly... read more.

1x8: Better Times Are Coming recap: The scene opens with a man standing outside a building announcing the elections are about to begin and for them to vote for Lincoln. A fight breaks out. O’Brien takes Byrnes out to a field and tells him to chase a sheep. He trips over a mound of dirt. However it is something else. Robert Morehouse and Elizabeth see each other in the streets and she tells him that she has an appointment for tea. He says that they can go back to his place, but she says that she has to keep her promise and Robert says that he will confront Corcoran about intimidating her. He invites her to dinner... read more.

1x7: The Hudson River School recap: The scene opens with Elizabeth humming. Corcoran is in her bed. He asks about Annie again and she tells him that she is back with her family. He tells her about Riley and how he forced Annie to be his wife. She realizes that she did a bad thing. Robert Morehouse finds out that the war is coming and says that there are Confederate spies in Cincinnati. Corcoran goes to town and a man in the crowd tells the gathered that there are spies. Sybil, O’Brien’s wife, is clearly scared. Elizabeth tries to go see Annie, but Riley wants nothing to do with it and tells her to leave his property... read more.

1x6: Arsenic and Old Cake recap: The scene opens with O’Brien at the dentist’s office. Dr. Devry tells him to take a breath of the Ether. He calls in Ethel and she sees that he has been dipping into the Ether again. She asks him which tooth to pull and she does so. However, it is the wrong tooth. Devry smacks Ethel. At Eva’s Corcoran wakes up and meets with Maguire. He asks him about Mary and he says that they are good. Maguire tells Corcoran that they have a dead dentist. It turns out to be Devry. The Sergeant is there on scene first and robs the dead Devry. A woman found the body and tells the Sergeant that she was there for a filling. He realizes that she has no clothing under her rags and she tells him that she didn’t have any money to pay for it. He says that he can help her, but is interrupted by another officer. He tells her to get out of there... read more.
Recurring Guests

Geordie Johnson as Norbert Morehouse (7 eps)
Adrian Griffin as Morehouse's Butler (5 eps)
Joanne Boland as Mary Lockwood (4 eps)
Lachlan Murdoch as Telegraph Operator (4 eps)
Aaron Poole as Robert Cobb Kennedy (4 eps)
Ed Heeley as Doctor Phineas Grimes (4 eps)
Ryan Allen as Jasper Longfield (4 eps)
Daniel Kash as Jakob Schwarz (3 eps)
Peter Bryant as Marcus Freeman (3 eps)
Donal Logue as Brendan Donovan (3 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama
Status: Canceled
Network: BBC America ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: August 04, 2012
Ended: September 22, 2013
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