Burden of Truth/Pilot

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Season 1, Episode 1
Airdate January 10, 2018
Written by Brad Simpson
Directed by Jeff Woolnough

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Pilot is the first episode of the first season of Burden of Truth.

Starring: Kristin Kreuk (Joanna Hanley), Peter Mooney (Billy Crawford), Alex Carter (David Hanley), Star Slade (Luna Spence), Benjamin Ayres (Alan Christie), Nicola Correia-Damude (Diane Evans), Meegwun Fairbrother (Officer Owen Beckbie), Sara Thompson (Molly Ross), David Brown (Ben Matheson), Anwen O'Driscoll (Taylor Matheson), Rebecca Gibson (Wendy Ross), John B. Lowe (Dr. Harper)

Additional Cast: Miriam Smith (Judge Janice Lee), Amy Couldwell (Pool Player), Jan Skene (Sarah Francis), Cassandra Potenza (Georgia Lewis), Christopher Sigurdson (Jack Lewis), Robin Ruel (Sharon Matheson), Jerni Stewart (Lisa Mitchell), Mariam Bernstein (Tasha Mitchell), Trish Fagan (Alison Shepperd), Paulino Nunes (Roy Graff)


Plot Overview

When it's suspected that her big-pharma client's vaccine has caused a mysterious illness affecting a handful of teenage girls, high-powered attorney Joanna Hanley returns to her hometown of Millwood to quickly and quietly settle the case. However, once she arrives, she is faced with ghosts from the past that leave her rattled and questioning her position on the lawsuit. Local town lawyer Billy Crawford is fighting on behalf of the girls and has a vested interest in winning after his niece, Molly, is affected. Things take a surprising turn when new evidence comes to light that drastically affects both Joanna and Billy on both legal and personal levels.


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