|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||1|
|Production company(s)||Working Dog Productions|
|Original network||The Comedy Channel|
|Original release||27 November 2016|
Pacific Heat is an Australian animated sitcom co-created by Rob Sitch, Santo Cilauro, and Tom Gleisner. The series is a Working Dog Productions for Foxtel's The Comedy Channel. The series, which was first commissioned by Foxtel in February 2014, will initially consist of thirteen episodes which will premiere on The Comedy Channel on 27 November 2016.
Pacific Heat is set on the Gold Coast, a sun-drenched paradise where sun and surf meet soaring crime rates. The series is based on the exploits of an undercover special unit known as “Pacific Heat” established by police authorities to tackle everyone from petty crooks to international drug cartels. Unconventional, uncompromising and with an arrest rate second to none, the “Pacific Heat” team are not afraid to operate outside the law – provided at least one of them is wearing a fluorescent safety vest.
- Rob Sitch as Special Agent Todd Sommerville
- Santo Cilauro as Agent Zac
- Tom Gleisner as the Chief
- Rebecca Massey as Special Agent Maddie Riggs
- Lucia Mastrantone as Special Agent Veronica V.J. Delane
|No.||Title||Original air date|
|1||"A Dangerous Game"||27 November 2016|
|When the team goes undercover at a strip club to blow up a crystal meth ring, Maddie and VJ gain the trust of a stripper who knows the key info.|
|2||"Countdown to Death"||4 December 2016|
|The team races to track down a Chechen terrorist who's threatening to build a dirty bomb after illicitly acquiring uranium from a nuclear lab.|
|3||"A Family Affair"||TBA|
|When a team member's father is kidnapped by a radical organization, Pacific Heat heads to the Southeast Asian jungle to rescue him.|
|4||"The Science of Death"||TBA|
|When German terrorists break into a laboratory and threaten to release anthrax, the team hatches a sketchy plan to storm the building.|
|5||"The Face of Terror"||TBA|
|Todd and Zac go undercover as security guards in Yemen to hunt for a dangerous terrorist, but they'll need Maddie and VJ's help to get out alive.|
|6||"Married to Murder"||TBA|
|A journalist tags along as the team attempts to track down ecoterrorists who kidnapped the wife of a mining magnate.|
|7||"A Troublesome Guest"||TBA|
|Tasked with providing security for the visiting leader of a volatile country, the team fends off various threats against his life.|
|8||"In the Wrong Hands"||TBA|
|The team scrambles to find an arms dealer suspected of stealing a nuclear warhead that was being stored in a civilian warehouse.|
|9||"A Brush with Death"||TBA|
|The team is charged with safeguarding a Dutch masterpiece called "Nude with Nude" at an art show. But the painting disappears anyway.|
|10||"A Deadly Deal"||TBA|
|When an illegal arms dealer acquires a shipment of surface-to-air missiles, the team heads to the Burmese jungle to stop them from being sold.|
|The team faces a midair crisis while serving as security for a sultan who insists on flying coach.|
|12||"A Deadly Grudge"||TBA|
|Shortly after suspending the Pacific Heat agents, the chief is kidnapped by a pair of brothers who have held a grudge against him for 36 years.|
|13||"A Return to Evil"||TBA|
|A string of baffling murders leads the team to suspect a serial killer. But the evidence left by a victim points them to a familiar face.|
The series premiered on Netflix in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy and Canada on 2 December 2016.
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