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'''Genre:''' Crime Drama with Soap Opera<br>
'''Genre:''' Crime Drama with Soap Opera<br>
'''Setting:''' Providence, RI<br>
'''Setting:''' Providence, RI<br>
===Details Brainstorm===
===Details Brainstorm===

Revision as of 17:18, 13 June 2008

Prime Time Adventures

Producer: Link Current Season: Name To Be Determined

Romeo & Juliet: Detectives & Crime Family

Premise: Two families on either side of the law, joined in peace for many years by a marriage, begin to fray and unravel when the wedded couple suddenly dies.
Tone: Dark and gritty; Snappy dialog and gruesome realities
Genre: Crime Drama with Soap Opera
Setting: Providence, RI

Details Brainstorm

  • Play both sides?
    • Large cast
  • Generation after marriage?
  • Righteous and the unjust
  • A will?
    • Fight over the children?
      • Children in trust?
  • Focus on two families
  • Children are focus?
  • Children are not protagonists
  • End with spotlight on family heads
  • Questionably lawful city?

Franchise Brainstorm

  • Violence
    • Abuse
    • Aftermath of violence
  • Occupational scene
  • Unexpected character twists
    • Characters don’t expect each others’ actions
    • Bard’s tongue
  • No truly happy endings
  • Continuing theme of decoupling and coming apart
  • Indication of similarity between families
  • Visceral actions
    • Swearing
    • Racism
  • Alteration of perception – Reversal
  • Children mirror events
  • Narrator – one of the children
  • Children as objects

Character Brainstorm

  • Upstanding son (Michael Corleone)
  • Police Chief McGuy
  • Mafia Don/Boss/Slurrio
  • Ambitious young turk
  • Higher-up crime dood from outside
  • Blunt outsider
  • Shifty foreigner
  • Secret lovers
  • Narrator
  • Black sheep – conscience?
  • Servant (pool boy, gardener)
  • Pawns
  • Militant person X
  • Grandmother, matriarch
  • Detective loyal son
  • Easy-going con man
  • Police chief’s daughter
  • Manipulative older advisor with suspect motives
  • Trophy wife
  • Manipulative wife
  • Father confessor to both families
  • Golden Boy
  • Local bartender
  • Surviving sibling of married couple
  • Person back from prison
  • Public defender
  • Back from College

Recommended Viewing

  • The Godfather, Part One
  • The Departed
  • In the Line of Fire
  • The Shield
  • The Black Donnellys

Air Dates

Showtime: 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Title Episode Air Date
TBA 100 Monday, June 16th, 2008
Pilot; No Ned.
TBA 101 Monday, June 23rd, 2008
Season Premiere; No Ned.
TBA 102 Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
Episode Two
TBA 103 Monday, July 14th, 2008
Episode Three.
TBA 104 Monday, July 21st, 2007
Episode Four.
TBA 105 Monday, July 28th, 2007
Season Finale.