From Ray Ellis of Blogcritics:
- TV Review: Flashpoint: A Different Kind Of Cop Show, eh?
“It’s in the backstories that Flashpoint differs from the usual procedural cop show. It’s not the slam-bang take no prisoners action adventure to which American audiences are accustomed. There’s plenty of tension and stress in the pilot episode, but it’s tempered with an underlying sense of emotion. It achieves something very rare in American television—it causes you to empathize with all the characters, rather than just dropping bodies to and fro.” Read more.