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Burn Notice Season 2 : DVD Review


Burn Notice Season two

Released by Roadshow
Rating: M

So one of the best spy series on TV (sadly overlooked and plonked into awful late night slots) continues its second season - can you believe we're only on season two when there's six made? Sometimes there's just no accounting for taste.

Anyway, the brilliant Jeffrey Donovan returns as Michael Western, a former CIA Operative who was burned (ie fired) from the agency - but with no idea why or by whom.

This latest season finds him still stuck in Miami trying to find out who did it and why - but brings him a little closer to solving the mystery with the introduction of Tricia "Battlestar Galactica" Helfer's Carla.

But as ever, nothing is quite what it seems.

Why this show isn't a bigger hit is a mystery - but as long as we continue to get season releases, that's the main thing.

Sleek, smart and a little sexy, Donovan is effortlessly cool and this second season compounds the calibre of the show as well as the mythology. But it still remains easy to jump in.

A great ensemble cast is rounded off by Bruce Campbell, Gabrielle Anwar and Sharon Gless - and this year benefits from the appearance of one of Frasier's greats.

Extras: commentary, deleted scenes and behind the scenes - nothing spectacular.

Rating: 7/10


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