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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 5

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
USA Network 14 Jul 2010 22 Dec 2010 Wednesdays, 22h00 - 23h00 16
Universal TV 17 Jul 2012 04 Sep 2012 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 21h40 16
eExtra 28 Nov 2018 19 Dec 2018 Weekdays, 18h00 - 19h00 16


Season 5

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.


Season 5 Cast

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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

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Henry Spencer

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McNab

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Young Shawn

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Young Shawn

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Young Gus

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Mary

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Corporal Robert Mackintosh

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Father Peter Westley

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Woody the Coroner

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Agent Camden Driggs

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Allison Crowley

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Bob Barker

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Boone

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Carol

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Catherine Bicks/Maddie Bicks

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Clive Prescott

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Cody Blair

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Craig

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D.A. Clark

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Dane Northcutt

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Declan Rand

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Dennis Gogolack

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Dr. Donna Gooden

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Eugenia

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Gillian Tucker

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Gina

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Jack Smith

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Josie

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Juan Lara

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Lauren Lassiter

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Lillian

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Logan Paget

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Madeleine Spencer

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Manny

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Marlowe Viccellio

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Maudette Hornsby

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Minka

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Nadia

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Nick Conforth

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Peters

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Randy

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Saralyn

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Sheriff Andrew Jackson

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Strabinsky

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Stranjay

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Tom Fong

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Tommy Nix

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Valeria Crossley

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Wood Woman

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Yin/Professor Karl Rotmensen

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Mr. Yang

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Chris

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Pierre Despereaux


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