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Richard Roxburgh (Moulin Rouge!, Van Helsing) is Cleaver Greene, a brilliant barrister battling self-destructive tendencies in this hit Australian comedy-drama. As a lawyer, Cleaver prefers to defend those who are utterly hopeless and probably guilty; his clients include murderers, bigamists, and even cannibals. In his personal life, he dodges debt collectors and the Tax Office, while pining after a former prostitute (Adrienne Pickering, The Reef) and flirting with his best friend’s wife (Danielle Cormack, Wentworth). Despite his roguish ways, Cleaver’s wit and charm have won him many cases and loyal friends over the years. Guest stars in this “smart, cheeky, and funny legal series” (Newcastle Herald, Australia) include Oscar nominee Rachel Griffiths (Brothers & Sisters), Hugo Weaving (The Lord of the Rings films), Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), and Noah Taylor (Game of Thrones).

Rake: Series 1 (Original Australian Version‪)‬

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Richard Roxburgh (Moulin Rouge!, Van Helsing) is Cleaver Greene, a brilliant barrister battling self-destructive tendencies in this hit Australian comedy-drama. As a lawyer, Cleaver prefers to defend those who are utterly hopeless and probably guilty; his clients include murderers, bigamists, and even cannibals. In his personal life, he dodges debt collectors and the Tax Office, while pining after a former prostitute (Adrienne Pickering, The Reef) and flirting with his best friend’s wife (Danielle Cormack, Wentworth). Despite his roguish ways, Cleaver’s wit and charm have won him many cases and loyal friends over the years. Guest stars in this “smart, cheeky, and funny legal series” (Newcastle Herald, Australia) include Oscar nominee Rachel Griffiths (Brothers & Sisters), Hugo Weaving (The Lord of the Rings films), Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), and Noah Taylor (Game of Thrones).

    • Episode 1

    R v Murray

    After a rough night of dealing with bookie collectors and strict brothel keepers, lawyer Cleaver Greene defends a world-renowned economist accused of cannibalism. Meanwhile, Cleaver’s favorite prostitute, Missy, quits her job and disappears.

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    • 52 Minutes

    After a rough night of dealing with bookie collectors and strict brothel keepers, lawyer Cleaver Greene defends a world-renowned economist accused of cannibalism. Meanwhile, Cleaver’s favorite prostitute, Missy, quits her job and disappears.

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    • 52 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    R v Marx

    Scarlet confides in Cleaver that she’s unhappy in her marriage with Barney. Cleaver and Barney take the case of a woman who seduced a juror for information after her daughter was found guilty of murder.

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    • 53 Minutes

    Scarlet confides in Cleaver that she’s unhappy in her marriage with Barney. Cleaver and Barney take the case of a woman who seduced a juror for information after her daughter was found guilty of murder.

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    • 53 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    R v Dana

    Cleaver faces a tribunal for inappropriate behavior, while his rival David Potter is acclaimed a hero. Cleaver tries to hide his affair with Scarlet from Barney while defending a celebrity chef accused of bigamy.

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    • 54 Minutes

    Cleaver faces a tribunal for inappropriate behavior, while his rival David Potter is acclaimed a hero. Cleaver tries to hide his affair with Scarlet from Barney while defending a celebrity chef accused of bigamy.

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    • 54 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    R v Lorton

    When a young male prostitute is discovered dead in an alley, Cleaver is assigned to defend a once famous artist—who’s now homeless—accused of his murder. Cleaver and Wendy attend a parent-teacher conference for Finnegan.

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    • 55 Minutes

    When a young male prostitute is discovered dead in an alley, Cleaver is assigned to defend a once famous artist—who’s now homeless—accused of his murder. Cleaver and Wendy attend a parent-teacher conference for Finnegan.

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    • 55 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    R v Chandler

    After trying and failing to repair things with both Barney and Wendy, Cleaver falls back into his old cocaine habit. Later, he receives a request for assistance from a doctor whose incriminating DVD was found by police.

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    • 54 Minutes

    After trying and failing to repair things with both Barney and Wendy, Cleaver falls back into his old cocaine habit. Later, he receives a request for assistance from a doctor whose incriminating DVD was found by police.

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    • 54 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    R v Langhorn

    Scarlet prosecutes a controversial radio host for inciting violence after a racist rant advocating vigilantism. Cleaver reunites with his family when his estranged father suffers a stroke.

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    • 53 Minutes

    Scarlet prosecutes a controversial radio host for inciting violence after a racist rant advocating vigilantism. Cleaver reunites with his family when his estranged father suffers a stroke.

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    • 53 Minutes
    • Episode 7

    R v Tanner

    When Attorney General Joe Sandilands is forced to admit he frequents a brothel, Missy worries her past will be discovered. After being caught up in a botched pharmacy robbery, Cleaver ends up working on two separate assault cases.

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    • 54 Minutes

    When Attorney General Joe Sandilands is forced to admit he frequents a brothel, Missy worries her past will be discovered. After being caught up in a botched pharmacy robbery, Cleaver ends up working on two separate assault cases.

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    • 54 Minutes
    • Episode 8

    R v Corella

    Mick Corella’s wife runs into an old school friend at a swingers’ party. Months later, the friend’s dismembered body is found buried under concrete that Mick had laid. Mick asks for Cleaver’s help when he is charged with murder.

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    • 54 Minutes

    Mick Corella’s wife runs into an old school friend at a swingers’ party. Months later, the friend’s dismembered body is found buried under concrete that Mick had laid. Mick asks for Cleaver’s help when he is charged with murder.

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    • 54 Minutes
© 2010 Essential Media & Entertainment Pty Ltd., Screen Australia, Screen NSW, Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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