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The Taking 

Toby helps the IIB investigate the abduction of an African teenager, whose father is an alleged war criminal.

Director:

Paul Fox

Writers:

Michael Amo (created by), Sam Egan (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Olejnik ... Toby Logan
Lauren Lee Smith ... Michelle McCluskey
Ennis Esmer ... Oz Bey
Mylène Dinh-Robic ... Olivia Fawcett
Peter Stebbings ... Alvin Klein
Arnold Pinnock ... George Ryder
Rainbow Francks ... Dev Clark (as Rainbow Sun Francks)
K.C. Collins ... Kwesi Hanson
Stephan James ... Ibrahim Ayim
Eugene Clark ... Abbassi Ayim
Conrad Coates ... Rafiq
Yanna McIntosh Yanna McIntosh ... Reta Bello
Michael Kinney ... Hamisi
David Richmond-Peck ... Dennis Harwell
Isaiah-Marcus Grant Isaiah-Marcus Grant ... Cory Draper (as Isaiah Grant)
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Storyline

Toby (Craig Olejnik) and Michelle (Lauren Lee Smith) investigate the abduction of an African teenager whose driver/bodyguard, Kwesi (K.C. Collins), was shot during the altercation. The case is nuanced and far reaching because the victim, Ibrahim Ayim (Stephan James), is the son of Abassi Ayim (Eugene Clark), a deposed Liberian politician accused of defrauding his country of millions and committing a slew of atrocities. Toby has trouble getting solid insights since Abassi is cold and calculating and his bodyguard, Rafiq (Conrad Coates), keeps him at bay. The IIB team finds a promising lead with Dennis Harwell (David Richmond-Peck), an outspoken political blogger whose agenda is to ruin Abassi for his litany of crimes. Harwell's motive is clearly personal, but so are the motives of the other suspects: Ibrahim's estranged mother Reta (Yanna McIntosh), Habisi (Michael Kinney), who runs a Liberian social club, and even potentially Rafiq. When the kidnappers send Ibrahim's severed finger to... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2015 (Netherlands) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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