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Psych

Genres: Drama, Comedy-Drama, Police Procedural
Broadcast on: SABC3, Universal TV, StarTimes One, eExtra

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Seasons

Season 2

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
USA Network 13 Jul 2007 15 Feb 2008 Fridays, 22h00 - 23h00 16
Universal TV 24 Mar 2010 05 Jul 2010 Mondays, 21h30 - 22h20 16
StarTimes One 06 Oct 2014 27 Oct 2014 Weekdays, 22h00 - 23h00 16
eExtra 21 Sep 2018 12 Oct 2018 Weekdays, 18h00 - 19h00 16


Season 2

Psych stars James Roday as young police consultant Shawn Spencer who solves crimes with powers of observation so acute that Santa Barbara PD detectives think he’s psychic.

Psych also stars Dulé Hill as Shawn's best friend and reluctant sidekick, Gus, and Corbin Bernsen as his disapproving father, Henry, who ironically was the one who honed his son's "observation" skills as a child.

Also featured are Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson and Kirsten Nelson.

Psych mixes comedy with its crime and features a somewhat eccentric lead character – Shawn, a police psychic with absolutely no psychic abilities.

Raised in Santa Barbara by a family of cops, Shawn possesses uncanny powers of observation honed by his police officer father, Henry, who drilled young Shawn to note even the smallest of details from his surroundings as a way of grooming him for his inevitable career in the family business.

Unfortunately, when a rift develops between father and son, Shawn finds himself taking a series of random jobs instead of becoming the detective he was groomed to be.

However, for the fun of it, Shawn makes a habit of calling in tips to the police about cases he reads about or sees on television, and when one of his tips appears too close to the truth, the police are convinced that Shawn is an accomplice and arrest him.

Using his charm and well-tuned talent, Shawn convinces the cops that he's actually a psychic, and although highly skeptical of his explanation, they hire him to help solve tough cases.

With the reluctant assistance of his best friend Gus, Shawn uses his skills of observation and charismatic personality to become the detective he was trained to be, opening his own PI agency – Psych – and solving cases for an ever-suspicious, but grudgingly impressed, police force.

Psych was executive produced by Steve Franks, Kelly Kulchak and Chris Henze, and is from Universal Cable Productions in association with Tagline Pictures. Mel Damski served as executive producer/director.

Broadcast Notes

In South Africa, the first season aired on SABC3, after which the channel lost the broadcast rights to Universal Channel, which began the series run from Season 2.

Season 2 premiered on Universal Channel on Wednesday 24 March 2010, at 22h40. Thereafter new episodes aired on Mondays at 21h50.


Season 2 Cast

as
Shawn Spencer

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Burton 'Gus' Guster

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Carlton Lassiter

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Juliet O'Hara

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Karen Vick

as
Henry Spencer

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McNab

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Young Shawn

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Abby Daniels

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Bruce/Father

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Bryan Frou

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Byrd Tatums

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Chance Cade

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Ciaobella

as
Daphne

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David Gaffney

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Director

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Doris

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Dwayne Tancana

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Dwyer

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Emily Bloom

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Grandpa Spencer

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Irving Parker

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Jann

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Jorge Gama-Lobo

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Lance

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Lester

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Lindsay Leikin

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Mira Gaffney

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Mrs. Guster

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Nigel St. Nigel

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Phylis Gaffney

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Principal Petlic

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Quintessa Gabriel

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Riley

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Sigrid

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Slut

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Sophie Morris Bridgewell

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Special Agent Lars Ewing

as
Steve Hitchcock

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Uncle Burton Guster

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William Guster

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Young Gus

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Zapato Dulce

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Emilina Saffron

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Ethan

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Wally

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Jervis

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Berlinda

as
Hannah

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