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  • 24 épisodes
  • Début :
    1997
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From Glenn Davis and William Laurin comes a special action show Once a Thief, a show that aired from 1997-1998 in Canada on CTV. Mac Ramsey (Ivan Sergei) is a thief who lives in China with his fellow thief and lover Li Ann (Sandrine Holt). When they try to escape from the ruthless Tang family, a building blows up and Mac and their enemy Michael are presumed dead. Li Ann moves on to a new life in Canada working as a secret agent. Here, she meets handsome ex-cop Victor (played by The X-Files' Nicholas Lea) and falls in love. But their lives are turned upside down when Mac is recovered from a prison he has spent 18 months in. He has two choices - either be on the street and be killed by the Tangs, or work for the agency. So the three are pushed together under a manipulative yet complicated woman known only as "The Director" (Jennifer Dale). Is she a cruel-hearted evil old cow? Or is there something different lurking under her troubled exterior?? Soon, this mis-matched group hav

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S01E00 Once a Thief (Pilot) 29/09/1996 An underground crime lord known as The Godfather, who resides in Hong Kong has three professional criminals who has raised and trained - his son Michael Tang, his foster daughter Li Ann and the white Mac Ramsey. Mac and Li Ann are lovers, but when Li Ann is promised to Michael and Mac is doomed to a life in a job he hates, they set about in order to escape from Hong Kong. However, the Godfather and Michael find out about his plans and alhthough Li Ann escapes unharmed, the building which both Michael and Mac are in is blown up and they are both presumed dead.
S01E01 Pilot 2 29/09/1996 An underground crime lord known as The Godfather, who resides in Hong Kong has three professional criminals who has raised and trained - his son Michael Tang, his foster daughter Li Ann and the white Mac Ramsey. Mac and Li Ann are lovers, but when Li Ann is promised to Michael and Mac is doomed to a life in a job he hates, they set about in order to escape from Hong Kong. However, the Godfather and Michael find out about his plans and alhthough Li Ann escapes unharmed, the building which both Michael and Mac are in is blown up and they are both presumed dead.
S01E02 The Big Bang Theory 15/09/1997 It is three months since the event of the pilot episode. Mac, in particular, is not happy. He is still working for the vixen known as the Director and Li Ann is still in love with Victor. The trio are sent to get a computer disk off a criminal. Unfortunately he is killed before they can, and in the heat of the moment - Mac quits. Surprisingly, the Director lets him go. Li Ann goes to find him but he refuses to come back when he realises she still loves Victor. The Director tells the agents remaining, that the disk contains the names of the people who helped get dissidents out of China after the Tienamen Square massacre. If that disk gets to the wrong hands, those people will be killed. The Tang family is on that list. Mac's new flame is working for a crime syndicate against her will and has to steal the disk. She asks Mac to help her and he does. However, after she doublecrosses him, he is soon back with the agents. All three must retrieve the disk which they do after Mac's friend doub
S01E03 Rave On 22/09/1997 An investigation into the death of several teens uncovers a dangerous youth rave culture.
S01E04 Trial Marriage 29/09/1997 Mac follows husband and wife terrorists while Li Ann and Vic investigate the death of several scientists who attended the same convention.
S01E05 Art of Death 06/10/1997 A cop who arrested Mac and Li Ann works with the agency to stop a terrorist cult.
S01E06 Mac Daddy 13/10/1997 Mac is suspicious when his father shows up; Li Ann disappears while investigating a spa that's linked to an arms dealer
S01E07 Wang Dang Doodle 20/10/1997 The team are assigned to investigate a group of psychotics who were once normal. It soon becomes a race against time when the agency's ""cleaners"" - Camier & Murphy - are sent to dispose of the people. Dr Bernard Fry, employed by the agency, is using mind-altering drugs to turn people into ""droogs"".
S01E08 It Happened One Night 27/10/1997 An Arabian prince is kidnapped while under the team's protection.
S01E09 Drive, She Said 10/11/1997 Victor and Mac are sent to a safe house after several male agents are assassinated.
S01E10 Jaded Love 17/11/1997 Victor's old flame asks him for help after she's threatened by a client.
S01E11 Wedding Bell Blues 17/01/1998 Mac investigates, then falls in love with, a woman who's suspected of organizing the sale of a hand-held nuclear grenade.
S01E12 That Old Gang of Mine 24/01/1998 Mac and Li Ann investigate a teen-age mob boss and encounter their ""Godfather.''
S01E13 Last Temptation of Vic 31/01/1998 Victor gets mixed up with a gang of wiseguys.
S01E14 Mama's Boys 07/02/1998 When Mac is sent to investigate a spree of jewel thefts, he doesn't stop the thieves after suppoesdly falling in love with the hostage they take. The Director, annoyed with the teams continual lack of discipline sentences all three to a week of appreciating what goes on inside the agency, beginning with a postmortem with Murphy & Camier. Mac discovers Angie, the supposed hostage, is in on the plan. She lives with her adopted brothers and mother in a ""Brady Bunch"" style family that steals jewels and reports back to a murderous criminal mastermind who is manipulating them. The family soon adopt Mac as one of them and the Director sends Jackie to find out what Mac is up to. Mac confesses to Angie that although her family is odd, he has never had a family. Meanwhile, Vic has to put up with Nathan, who belives LiAnn and everyone else are bug people, Vic is the only one he can allegedly trust. The Rivers family meanwhile have a problem - they need someone else muscular to pull off a diamond
S01E15 Li Ann's Choice 14/02/1998 Jackie, Mac and Victor set out to shut down a feuding family of weapons dealers
S01E16 True Blue 21/02/1998 Victor's haunted by criminal ex-cop buddies who think he's ratting them out.
S01E17 Kangaroo Court 28/02/1998 The gang attempts to save Jackie from an underground justice system.
S01E18 Little Sister 07/03/1998 Victor is summoned to rescue his little sister from a gang of alt-culture criminals.
S01E19 The Director Files 14/03/1998 The Director turns against the agency thanks to a close encounter with an unknown force.
S01E20 Shaken Not Stirred 21/03/1998 When the former member of an Irish terrorist group begins stealing antiques and blowing up antique trucks, the agency's number 1 spy in the British division - Ian Leslie, with a licence to terminate - joins them. He's suave, sophisticated and is spending a lot of time getting to know Li Ann. Mac and Vic, obviously jealous, try to interfere with their relationship. The Director also warns her to stay away from him as he is really there to kill the terrorist. Ian denies it but Li Ann is unsure. As the group come together at the climax of their adventure, Mac comes to realise he still loves Li Ann but he doesn't think she feels the same way; Vic is unsure of what he feels but worries he may lose her to Mac; and Ian has to make a new evaluation of who he can trust. Li Ann, knowing Ian didn't lie to her is sad to see him leave but knows that ""he won't even think about another woman for a long time"". But little does she know he and the Director are already on a plane to Paris... Meanwhile in
S01E21 Politics Of Love 28/03/1998
S01E22 Family Reunion (1) 25/04/1998
S01E23 Endgame (2) 02/05/1998 SPOILER ALERT - FOR THOSE AMERICAN VIEWERS WHO DO NOT WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE ENDING OF THE EPISODE, DO NOT READ THE NOTES BELOW THIS SYNOPSIS In the aftermath of the Godfather's assassination, the team comes close to breaking up, but the arrival of a top-notch assassin who not only is gunning for the Director but used to WORK for the Director (pre-Murphy and Camier) keeps them together. Li Ann is ready to believe in Michael again, who is working with the Director, but Mac is having his reservations. Mac finally does reach out to Michael, only to have it all blow up in his face.

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