Night Heat

Season 3 Episode 23

Freedom Dead

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Aired Thursday Nov 26, 1987 on CTV
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Freedom Dead
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Kirkwood's old friend, a presumed-dead rebel leader in South America, wants everyone to know he is alive.

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    Miguel Fernandes

    Miguel Fernandes

    Ramos

    Guest Star

    Frank Pellegrino

    Frank Pellegrino

    Carlos

    Guest Star

    Mario Azzopardi

    Mario Azzopardi

    Quintaro

    Guest Star

    Susan Hogan

    Susan Hogan

    Nicole (Nickie) Rimbaud

    Recurring Role

    Sean McCann

    Sean McCann

    Lt. Jim Hogan

    Recurring Role

    Eugene Clark

    Eugene Clark

    Det. Colby Burns

    Recurring Role

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    • TRIVIA (1)

      • Costa Verde
        Tom's friend Quintaro is a freedom fighter in the fictitious country of Costa Verde, which is Spanish for Green Coast. In actuality Costa Verde is the name of a tourist destination region in northwestern Portugal and of a coastline area of spectacular natural beauty located mainly in the state of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

    • QUOTES (3)

      • (opening commentary)
        Tom: Most of us are shaped by destiny, pushed and pulled by the powerful forces that we call history. A few shape their own destinies, grab history, put their stamp on an era, a nation, a people. The first time I met one of these great men, I stood face to face with him and knew he would change the world. The last time we met, I watched him bleed like an ordinary man.

      • Tom: It's been a long time you know.
        Quintaro: Yes. but Ghandi did not liberate India in one day, or in a decade Thomas.

      • (closing commentary)
        Tom: Let us hope that the desire for freedom beats stronger than the heart of a single man. My friend Quintaro wanted nothing more than freedom. If his spirit prevails, perhaps no more young people will have to shed their blood on a cold warehouse floor many miles form home.

    • NOTES (1)

    • ALLUSIONS (2)

      • Hemingway
        Refers to the world famous American writer and journalist Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899-1961). Included in his achievements is a Pulitzer Prize for his novella The Old Man and the Sea (1953) and the Nobel Prize in Literature (1954).

      • Ghandi did not liberate India in one day
        Refers to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948), a major political and spiritual leader in India. Also known as Mahatma Gandhi, he led the Indian independence movement and pioneered the philosophy of Satyagraha - which champions 'resistance to evil through active, non-violent resistance'. The movement helped lead India to independence and has inspired civil rights movements worldwide. In India, He known as the Father of the Nation and October 2, his birthday, is a national holiday. In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring October 2 to be the "International Day of Non-Violence."

        Gandhi was assassinated on on January 30, 1948 by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu radical.

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