Once a Thief (1996–1998)

TV Series   |  R   |    |  Action, Comedy, Crime


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The misadventures of a gang of Canadian spies, agents, criminals and mobsters, including three spies, an enigmatic director and two grim-faced assassins.


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  • Sandrine Holt in Once a Thief (1996)
  • Pat Mastroianni in Once a Thief (1996)
  • Ivan Sergei, Sandrine Holt, and Nicholas Lea in Once a Thief (1996)
  • Ivan Sergei, Sandrine Holt, and Nicholas Lea in Once a Thief (1996)
  • Ivan Sergei, Sandrine Holt, and Nicholas Lea in Once a Thief (1996)
  • Once a Thief (1996)

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Creators:

Glenn Davis, William Laurin

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6 December 2006 | sarastro7
8
| Funny; campy!
I used to watch this show on TV back in the late '90s, and I have to say I didn't remember much else than cute Sandrine Holt. I've tried to watch whatever I can get hold of starring Ms. Holt (and yeah, I have Rapa Nui, thanks for asking!), but it seems that the only way to get a regular dose of her is to watch Once A Thief. So I recently bought two DVDs, each containing two episodes of the show (ep. 11 and 12, and the two final episodes) - and the quality of the series surprised me. It was not only much better than I remember, but also much better than I dared expect.

It's a comedy show, more than anything else. It's filled with funny details and outrageous characters, and yes, hilarious one-liners ("You got friends? Get rid of 'em!"). For instance, apart from dignified Sandrine, just about every woman on the show is a total nympho. I know, it's sexist and chauvinist and gratuitous (and thus won't be for everyone), but for the less squeamish it's also damn entertaining. Episodes 11 and 12 introduce Victoria Pratt, and she... I mean, get a load of her thigh muscles, for Christ's sake! I'm at a loss for words here. If you like buffed-up, super-athletic women, she is HOT. And she becomes a regular. These guys know how to put together a show!! Too bad the show didn't last longer, and too bad it doesn't seem to be completely out on DVD. Somebody better remedy that, and soon. This is campy cult material par excellence!

8 out of 10.


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