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The Finder - an unappreciated delight (1 Viewer)

Matt Hough

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The Finder, a delightful procedural series that spelled Bones during one of its hiatus periods, is a show that has mostly been forgotten, and that's a shame. It has charismatic leads and droll, witty adventures with its unpredictable and quirky leading character (played by Geoff Stults) who claims to be able to find anything.

I don't understand why the show never quite caught on. With its beautiful Florida locations and unusual plots, it should have been a hit, but it wasn't. (Was it actually filmed in Florida or did they, like Bones, simply get some location footage to thread into the production filmed in Hollywood?)

Since the show is going off Netflix at the end of this month, I've been revisiting it again and enjoying it to pieces. How sad that it's not available on Blu-ray.

I think Michael Clarke Duncan, who played the lead's lawyer/best friend, died shortly after the production of this first season wrapped, but I don't think that had anything to do with the show not being picked up for another run of episodes. It just didn't garner the ratings that Fox expected for it.
 

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I watched the first few episodes of this show when it first aired, and enjoyed them. A fun, quirky show. Yet another show that might have caught on if the network had given it a chance to gain more viewers (FOX strikes again). My memory echoes yours, that the show was already on the track to be cancelled before Michael Clarke Duncan's death. He seemed like a nice guy in real life...it was a real shame that he passed away at such a young age.
 

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I loved that show. And what a brutal cliffhanger it ended on, too.

I watched ten excruciating episodes of "Twisted" on ABC Family before I gave up, just because I enjoyed Willa Monday as a character so much that my loyalty extended to Maddie Hasson's other pursuits.

I was rooting for its resurrection right up until Michael Clarke Duncan's untimely demise.
 

Walter Kittel

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Don't blame me for the show's cancellation. I watched every episode during its original broadcast on Fox. :)

I really enjoyed the show's quirky sensibility and liked the casting. Very, very enjoyable, and I was disappointed when it failed to be renewed. Very sad, concerning the untimely death of Michael Clarke Duncan. I loved his appearances on Craig Ferguson's Late Late Night show and it was really a shame that he passed with so much of his life and career ahead of him.

I didn't realize that The Finder was currently on Netflix. Might have to revisit before the end of the month.

- Walter.
 

Robert Crawford

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Yes, I enjoyed the show too and it became another series for me that never caught on with other people. One of the reasons why I basically gave up network TV series as just about all my favorite shows get cancelled in the first season.
 

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