Cleaners (TV series)

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Cleaners (Crackle).jpg
Created byPaul Leyden
Morgan O'Neill
Directed byPaul Leyden
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes18
Executive producers
  • Anne Clements
  • Paul Leyden
  • Michael Schwarz
  • Ash Christian
  • Frances Lausell
  • Emmanuelle Chriqui
  • Luca Scalisi
  • John Schwarz
  • Sam Worthington
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time22 minutes
Production companySony Pictures Entertainment
Original networkCrackle
Picture format1080p (16:9 HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital Plus 5.1
Original releaseOctober 3, 2013 (2013-10-03) –
August 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)

Cleaners is an American action streaming television series directed by Paul Leyden, and created by Paul Leyden and Morgan O'Neill. The series stars Emmanuelle Chriqui, Emily Osment, David Arquette, Gina Gershon and Missi Pyle and premiered on Crackle on October 3, 2013.[1] On May 3, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season.[2]


Season 1[edit]

Two highly trained and lethal female contract killers run an errand for their boss, Mother, that goes badly and the duo quickly find themselves the target of their boss's client, the FBI, and even their own boss whose team of assassins is now out to eliminate them.[3]

Season 2[edit]

On a Caribbean island two weeks after the end of season one, Veronica and Roxie realize they have not escaped their past yet. They try to take down a major drug cartel and are entangled in the trappings of Mother, who is trying to hunt them down. All the while, Agent Barnes is on a mission to take down Mother.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main role[edit]

Actor Character Seasons
1 2
Emmanuelle Chriqui Veronica Main
Emily Osment Roxie Main
David Arquette Frank Barnes Main
Gina Gershon The Mother Main
Missi Pyle Eileen Main
Nathan Keyes Kyle Main
Robin Thomas Barry Madden Main
Clifton Collins Jr. Julian Main
Jakob Salvati Tyler Main Guest
Omar Avila Carlos Main
Laura Alemán Matilda Main
David Rees Snell Phillips Main

Recurring cast[edit]

Actor Character Seasons
1 2
Burton Perez Paco Recurring Guest
Gary Kraus Wayne Recurring
Alfredo De Quesada Dr. Martin Ruiz Recurring
Mimi Rogers Isabelle Walker Recurring
John Savage Marcus Walker Recurring
Ash Christian J.R. Recurring


Season 1 (2013)[edit]

No. in
No. in
Title Direct by Written by Original air date
11"It's A Classic"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenOctober 3, 2013 (2013-10-03)
22"The Blown Job"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenOctober 3, 2013 (2013-10-03)
33"Hide & Seek"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenOctober 3, 2013 (2013-10-03)
44"The Key to the Kingdom"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenOctober 3, 2013 (2013-10-03)
55"The Dummy Trap"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenOctober 3, 2013 (2013-10-03)
66"Till Death Do Us Part"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenOctober 3, 2013 (2013-10-03)

Season 2 (2014)[edit]

No. in
No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
71"There's Been a Complication"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
82"Welcome to the Zoo"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
93"Hello Father"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
104"The Not So Safe House"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
115"She's Alive!"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
126"The Caterpillar and the Butterfly"Paul LeydenPaul LeydenAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
137"Welcome Home Sally"Paul LeydenPaul Leyden & Morgan O'NeillAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
148"Batten Down the Hatches"Paul LeydenPaul Leyden & Morgan O'NeillAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
159"Yin & Yang"Paul LeydenPaul Leyden & Morgan O'NeillAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
1610"Tripping Balls"Paul LeydenPaul Leyden & Morgan O'NeillAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
1711"Monkey See, Monkey Go"Paul LeydenPaul Leyden & Morgan O'NeillAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)
1812"Los Gallos Del Infierno"Paul LeydenPaul Leyden & Morgan O'NeillAugust 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2014 3rd IAWTV Awards[4] Best Male Performance in a Drama David Arquette Nominated
4th Streamy Awards[5] Best Actor in a Drama Nominated

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "'Cleaners': TV review". DailyNews. October 3, 2014. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  2. ^ "Crackle Announces New Series, Feature-Length Movies And More Jerry Seinfeld". Deadline. May 3, 2014. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "Crackle Announces Season Two of Original Series "Cleaners"". The Futon Critic. December 1, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014.
  4. ^ "2014 IAWTV Awards Nominees & Winners — International Academy of Web Television Awards". Archived from the original on 2015-02-06.
  5. ^ "4th Annual Streamy Awards Nominees".

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