The Exile (TV series)

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The Exile
Genre Action/Thriller
Created by Ronald M. Cohen
Joseph J. Trento
Starring Jeffrey Meek
Patrick Floersheim
Nadia Fares
Christian Burgess
Composer(s) Michel Rubini
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Location(s) Paris, France
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Societe Francaise de Productions
La Cinq
Atlantique Productions
Chesler/Perlmutter Productions
Original network CBS
Original release April 2 – August 20, 1991

The Exile is an American television series that aired on CBS as part of its late night Crimetime After Primetime line up. The series premiered on April 2, 1991 and ran episodes in its first single-season run through October 1991. The series was rerun as part of CBS's Crimetime After Primetime lineup from April 1993 through June 1995.[1]


The series follows the adventures of John Phillips, an intelligence agent working undercover for the DCS in Eastern Europe, who is framed for murder by a DCS double agent and branded a traitor. With the help of his friends, Charles Cabot, cultural affairs attaché to the U.S. embassy in Paris, and Danny Montreau, a colonel in France's Special Action Directorate, Phillips's death is faked and he is given a new identity as John Stone. As John Stone, he works on covert special assignments while trying to clear his name. In his new life, John also interacts with his pretty landlord, Jacquie Decaux, an artist who runs a garage specializing in exotic cars.[1]




  1. ^ a b Tim Brooks; Earle Marsh (2003). "The Exile (Foreign Intrigue)". The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946–Present (Eighth ed.). New York: Ballantine Books. pp. 372–73. ISBN 978-0-345-45542-0. 

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