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Exclusively on iTunes: Stay tuned after the episode to take a unique look at the cast, crew, and production of The Beast. The mischievous Barker hazes Dove as they go undercover on their first case to infiltrate a weapons smuggling ring. Barker brilliantly manipulates situations, constantly tests his new partner's abilities, and pushes him to delve deeper into the roles of the undercover characters he creates. Although Dove takes a liking to Barker, the new job takes its toll on him. The stress and danger of being an agent quickly make him realize that he can no longer maintain normal relationships outside of work. Yet that's not the worst of it. The rookie is confronted with a larger challenge: An FBI Internal Affairs team feels Barker may have gone rogue, and they try to enlist Dove as a double agent in the bureau's investigation of his mentor.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPilot||Exclusive Extended Episode: The series begins with veteran FBI Agent Charles Barker (Patrick Swayze) and rookie Ellis Dove (Travis Fimmel) as a newly paired crime fighting duo. Barker trains Ellis in his hard-edged and psychologically clever style of agenting. Meanwhile, tension arises when Ellis is asked to help investigate his partner.||49:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoTwo Choices||Exclusive Extended Episode: This week, Barker (Patrick Swayze) and Ellis (Travis Fimmel) are faced with a big shipment of drugs that are due to land any minute. The mastermind behind the shipment is Jimmy Casserly (guest star, Michael Vieau), a big time drug lord and pimp who makes his money selling drugs and sex. However, when it is discovered that a member of the Chicago PD has a personal vendetta against Jimmy, Barker and Ellis' personal and professional lines become blurred. Meanwhile, an FBI agent only known as Ray (Larry Gillard Jr.) begins an ongoing undercover investigation of Barker and gives Ellis a disc containing vital clues into Barker's past.||46:35||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoNadia||Exclusive Extended Episode: This week's episode features Barker (Patrick Swayze) and Ellis (Travis Fimmel) have discovered that the American dream has turned into a nightmare for a group of young Romanian women who have been turned into sex slaves. The man behind this, Roman Petrescu (guest star, Vincent Ventresca), the son of a Romanian ambassador, who uses his father's power as a shield to protect himself and his operation. In order to put a stop to Roman's trafficking, Barker's Romanian alter ego and Ellis' compassion stirs up a flurry of emotions and gunfire. Meanwhile, Ellis starts to question the undercover investigation being done on Barker that Ray (Larry Gillard Jr.) is conducting.||47:05||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInfected||Exclusive Extended Episode: This week, Barker (Patrick Swayze) and Ellis (Travis Fimmel) race against time when they are faced with a binding dilemma. When top level jewelry business woman Susan Redman's (guest star, Victoria Tennant) young son becomes infected with a strange and deadly disease, the perpetrators withhold the name of the disease in exchange for 10 million dollars worth of jewels. Meanwhile Ellis' estranged brother, Will (guest star, Rod Rowland), drops in for a surprise visit with mysterious motives after being released from jail.||47:46||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo||Exclusive Extended Episode: Barker (Patrick Swayze) and Ellis (Travis Fimmel) must escort May Nan Hung (guest star, Jodi Long), a foreign nuclear scientist that is set to testify at a government hearing. They must outwit U.S and international interest to protect Nan and the information she holds. Meanwhile, Ray (Larry Gillard Jr.) intensifies his pressure on Ellis as the mysterious investigation of Barkers heats up.||45:40||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHothead||Exclusive Extended Episode: Barker (Patrick Swayze) must face his past and Ellis (Travis Fimmel) must infiltrate a mysterious corporation in search of an ex agent gone bad. Meanwhile the lines that separate right and wrong become blurred as Barker and Ellis use unconventional ways of digging up the truth. Ray (Larry Gillard Jr.) drops by to pay Ellis a visit and remind him of who he's really working for.||48:09||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoCapone||Exclusive Extended Episode: When Barker (Patrick Swayze) goes undercover to infiltrate a drug operation, he crosses paths with an undercover DEA agent Capone (Guest Star Lou Diamond Phillips). Ellis (Travis Fimmel) also goes undercover to find the murderer of a Chicago policeman. Although Barker and Ellis are working on two different cases, they may be somehow related in an unexpected twist.||47:49||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMercy||Exclusive Extended Episode: When three homeless Iraqi veterans are murdered the exact same way, Barker (Patrick Swayze) and Ellis (Travis Fimmel) turn to the head of Veterans Administrations, Dr. Eli Blake (guest star, John Heard), for some assistance. Not getting exactly what they are looking for, Barker goes undercover as a vet on the streets to dig up the truth behind the mysterious murders. Meanwhile, Ray (Larry Gillard Jr.) gives Ellis a little background about the previous agent investigating Barker.||47:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Walk In||Exclusive Extended Episode: When a top tier mathematics professor Dr. Warren Shelby (Guest Star David Pasquesi) is suspected of selling complex numerical secrets to the Chinese government, Barker (Patrick Swayze) quickly puts Ellis (Travis Fimmel) to work as an undercover grad student. But when it is discovered that Dr. Shelby’s students may be solving more than just math problems, the investigation takes an unpredictable turn - for the worse.||46:49||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoTilt||Exclusive Extended Episode: When Barker (Patrick Swayze) and Ellis (Travis Fimmel) are assigned to disband an illegal underground poker ring that has stakes in the millions, the duo take up the art of poker in order to bust the players and the operation. The plot thickens as Barker's past collides with the present.||47:10||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|11||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMy Brother's Keeper||Exclusive Extended Episode: When Barker (Patrick Swayze) and Ellis (Travis Fimmel) investigate two Chicago mob brothers- Jackie (guest star Chris Kramer) and Tommy (guest star Hans Fleischmann) Doherty they must use persuasive efforts to take down one in their close knit family. The head of the clan Tommy Doherty Sr. (guest star Dean Hill) is supposedly deceased but his spirit lives on beyond the grave. In order to bring down the family, Ellis and Barker use tactical mind games which may put their lives and minds in jeopardy.||47:35||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoCounterfeit||Exclusive Extended Episode: The spotlight is on Barker (Patrick Swayze) after he is accused of killing a suspect in an undercover operation. After months of undercover work, Ray (Larry Gillard Jr.) has been taken off the case against Barker and head FBI agent Alan Robiceaux (Guest Star Francis Guinan) has taken over. Ellis, (Travis Fimmel) must trust his instinct and decide between Barker or the agency because only one side is telling the truth.||47:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|13||HDClosed CaptioningVideoNo Turning Back||Exclusive Extended Episode: Barker (Swayze) gets a break in a case he's followed his entire career but never put to rest, and Ellis (Travis Fimmel) by his side, tries to find the six people involved in the crime before they find him.||46:08||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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This series is just fantastic with stellar performances by Patrick Swayze and Travis Fimmel. I originally started watching this because the wife likes Swayze and Fimmel; but this is a REALLY cool show! I like the hardened, grittier look to Swayze and Fimmel can act too (who knew?)!! I really hope they keep this series around for a while (but in case they don't, I'm buying all the episodes on iTunes!)!! I don't say things like this very often, but this show rocks!! If A&E takes this off the air the whole network deserves to tank!
Pretty stunning cinematography
The camera work is the best I've ever seen on television. It's like almost Michal Mann quality. The story is interesting, it ended kind of weird though. I like the characters. This show is worth it just because the production value is great. Some of the supporting cast is good, D'Angelo Barksdale from The Wire is in this season. I hope he has a bigger part.