The Dresden Files (2007– )
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Birds of a Feather 

Dresden takes on the case of a boy who's sure monsters are stalking him, but a misstep by Harry puts everyone at risk.

Director:

Michael Robison

Writers:

Robert Hewitt Wolfe (teleplay), Hans Beimler (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Paul Blackthorne ... Harry Dresden
Valerie Cruz ... Lt. Connie Murphy
Terrence Mann ... Bob / Hrothbert of Bainbridge
Raoul Bhaneja ... Detective Sid Kirmani
Daniel Kash ... Justin Morningway
Jonathan Higgins ... Malcolm Dresden
Matthew Knight ... Young Harry Dresden
Dylan Everett ... Scott Sharpe
Deborah Odell ... Whitney Timmons
Marie Ward ... Sheryl Sharpe
Natalie Lisinska ... Laura
Earl Pastko Earl Pastko
Heather Hanson ... Melissa
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Storyline

The Pilot Episode, we are introduced to Harry Dresden, a resident Wizard who helps the Chicago Police solve mysterious crimes and protects mankind from the evil supernatural forces that surround us. A young boy comes to Harry looking for help and Harry eventually realizes that a Skinwalker, a demon that rips the flesh of its victims and takes their identity, is after the little boy. Harry must race to save the boy from this evil entity. Written by Anonymous

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Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 2007 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The walking stick Justin carries was sold at Bombay Company, a home furnishings store that ceased operations in 2007. See more »

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[first lines]
Harry Dresden: [narrating] When I was a kid, my father told me there was no such thing as monsters; my nightmares were just figments of my imagination. As I got older, I had to wonder, was he lying to me... or just wrong?
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Interesting introduction to the series
15 February 2007 | by DVD_ConnoisseurSee all my reviews

Although "Birds of a Feather" wasn't intended as the opening episode to the series, the episode acts as a good introduction to the likable Harry Dresden character. This fantasy horror series shows great potential and I really hope it attracts the audience numbers it deserves.

The cast are excellent, the series containing some familiar faces such as British actor Paul Blackthorne and "Nip Tuck"'s beautiful Valerie Cruz. Speaking of good looking women, the show also stars gorgeous Natalie Lisinska as Dresden's love interest.

There's real scope for development for this series. I just hope that showing the episodes out of their correct running order isn't going to confuse (and lose) the audience. A real faux pas, to say the least, and one which baffles me.

There's a lot in the show to appeal to UK audiences so, hopefully, the near-simultaneous transmission by Sky will help matters. Certainly, British audiences in the past have saved some significant series which struggled in their first season in the US. Only time will tell.

8 out of 10.


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