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Romeo and Juliet Murders

Synopsis
US legal drama series set in Indianapolis, focusing on prosecutor Annabeth Chase who takes on cases in her suburban neighbourhood. In this episode, teenage siblings Tracy and Scott (an adopted child) are suspected of the murder of their parents. In the course of the investigation it turns out that the motivation for murder was ‘forbidden love’. In prosecutor Annabeth Chase’s words: "It is Romeo and Juliet except in reverse. Why kill yourselves when you can murder your parents and live in their castle?"
Series
Close to Home
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
1 Nov 2005 at 22:00 (Channel: CBS)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Director
Lewis H. Gould
Producer
Jerry Brukheimer; Jill Lopez Danton
Writer
Jim Leonard
Cast
Jackson RathboneScott Fields (Romeo)
Elizabeth RiceTracy Fields (Juliet)
Jennifer FinniganAnnabeth Chase
John Carroll LynchSteve Sharpe
Kimberly EliseMaureen Scotfield

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Keywords
crime; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Mystery

Notes

History
Episode 5 of series 1 was first shown on CBS on November 1, 2005. The pilot episode was shown on CBS on 4 October 2005. Available from amazon.com as part of the CLOSE TO HOME COMPLETE SERIES PACK.

Production Company

Name

Jerry Bruckheimer Television

Name

Warner Brothers Television

Distributor

Name

CBS Inc.

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

Web
http://www.amazon.com External site opens in new window

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