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The Listener
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Toby Logan is a paramedic who can read people's thoughts. Toby did not manage to know his parents and grew in foster homes. Until now Toby has kept his ability secret and the only one he has shared it with is his old counselor and confidant, Dr. Ray. While he crosses the city of Toronto in his ambulance with his partner Oz, Toby tries to help persons in crisis and on the way treat his own wounds. With the help of Detective Marks and his ex-girlfriend Olivia, an E.R doctor, Toby realizes that his gift can serve to help other people. The show, which contains humorous and tragic elements, follows Toby as he uses his power to solve crimes. The Listener is produced by Program Partners in association with Shaftesbury Films. The series has been given a 13 episode initial order by NBC. This series has also been picked up by the FX channel. FX has contributed for the production of the new show so that it can be aired by them. This show first aired in the UK on Sunday 8th March on FX at 9pm (GMT). The Listener will premiere on NBC for the U.S on Thursday, June 4th at 10/9c. Filmed on location in Toronto, Canada.

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Craig Olejnik

Craig Olejnik

Toby Logan

Lauren Lee Smith

Lauren Lee Smith

Sgt. Michelle McCluskey (Seasons 2-5)

Ennis Esmer

Ennis Esmer

Osman "Oz" Bey

Peter Stebbings

Peter Stebbings

Alvin Klein (Seasons 2-4)

Rainbow Sun Francks

Rainbow Sun Francks

Corporal Dev Clark (Seasons 2-5)

Lisa Marcos

Lisa Marcos

Detective Charlie Marks (Season 1)

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Death of Olivia

    10
    there is no more thrill after the death of Olivia, this is not only about Toby's Power but also the consistency of the love story between the two of them, I'm disappointed. Have no more interest in watching the next seasons.
  • Boing......

    1.0
    So they ended it without much thought. Great nice going guys!!!
  • needs direction

    6.0
    Watched 2 episides. Stories are good. Dynamic between the paramedics is good. Det marks is difficult to watch, very flat,one dimensional, surprised by this casting choice.
  • Gone down the drain

    5.0
    I agree with the majority opinion here. The series started out great. The two best friends riding in the ambulance together; saving lives, the mentor who helped Toby manage his power and guided him, Toby's constant desire to find out more about his past his mother and his brother, Frank who shows up in the end to reveal part of Toby's past to him, the mysterious man who tries to kill Toby.



    What happened to that story line? There was so much that they could have done with it. Honestly i think they shouldn't have killed Detective Marks.

    I hated the second season. There was no reason for Toby to have gotten in with the IIB telling everyone his secrets. He could have continued with Becker or maybe tried to work with him, work out their differences, explain why Marks took his help on her cases.



    Then they decided that Toby doesn't need his mentor anymore. Its like Ray dropped dead or something.



    I hate the fact that they broke up the Toby-Oz duo at the work place. Its become one of those cop shows where they use unusual consultants like in Castle and The Mentalist. I liked it better when Toby went out on his own and got things done. I don't completely hate the show or what they are doing with the show. I just wish Toby could find some time between the IIB and the EMS to look for his long lost family.



    This show started great and was doing good till someone took a huge dump on it in the second season and now it continues to be a huge steaming pile. They should just stop torturing us. At lease make a book that says what happened to Toby's mom. The suspense is killing me and Toby's sudden indifference to the fact is pissing me off.



    I still watch it with the hopes that Toby will remember that he was once William who had a mother and a brother.moreless
  • The Wonderful Wizard named Oz!

    8.0
    Getting caught up on season 4. Oz isgetting sexier and sexier each episode!



    Just had to put that out there.
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    Psychological, Medical