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Copper: Season 1 (2012)




Critic Consensus: Copper has an intriguing premise and handsome production values, but it's somewhat undercut by a lack of character development and an overabundance of exposition.


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From Emmy(R)-winner Tom Fontana, Academy Award(R)-nominee Will Rokos and Academy Award(R)-winner Barry Levinson comes Copper, BBC America's first original scripted series.


Tom Weston-Jones
as Det. Kevin Corcoran
Kyle Schmid
as Robert Morehouse
Anastasia Griffith
as Elizabeth Haverford
Franka Potente
as Eva Heissen
Ato Essandoh
as Dr. Matthew Freeman
Kevin Ryan (XXVII)
as Det. Francis Maguire
Dylan Taylor (II)
as Andrew O'Brien
Ron White
as Capt. Ciaran Joseph Sullivan
Tessa Thompson
as Sara Freeman
David Keeley
as Sgt. Padraic Byrnes, Sgt. Patrick Byrnes
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Critic Reviews for Copper: Season 1

All Critics (32) | Top Critics (20)

Weston-Jones excels as Corcoran and, almost as if born to don the clothes and mannerisms of the time, inhabits the role like a pair of well worn leather shoes.

March 25, 2019 | Full Review…

That Copper disappoints is, itself, extremely disappointing.

September 16, 2013 | Full Review…

The show's co-creator, Tom Fontana, worked on Homicide, another atmospheric crime drama set in a tough city, and the dialogue is satisfyingly rich when it's not overburdened with exposition.

August 19, 2012 | Full Review…

Those [dialogue] imperfections never jolted me out of the spell Copper casts.

August 19, 2012 | Full Review…

Anyone who likes a good CBS procedural can enjoy Copper.

August 19, 2012 | Full Review…

There's nothing quite like Copper on TV. The second hour is more engrossing than the first, and is easily rich enough to keep us coming back for more.

August 19, 2012 | Full Review…

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