"Overcoming by God’s Grace"
What You Need To Know:
Based on real-life characters, SUE THOMAS is an incredible series that is satisfying in every way. The script is captivating, the dialogue is intriguing, the acting is wonderful, and the music is appropriate. In other words, this is a first-class series with first-class filmmaking. It is highly recommended.
(CCC, BBB, V, S, M) Very strong Christian, moral; worldview; no foul language; some action violence, including a shootout where a dog gets hit and an FBI agent gets a flesh wound, plus some discussions of violence; no sex shown but some discussions of cheating on a “romantic” weekend; no nudity; no alcohol; no smoking or drugs; and, Russian mobsters.
SUE THOMAS F.B. EYE has won a lot of MOVIEGUIDE® Awards, including the prestigious Epiphany Prize, because it is very well made with terrific scripts. It is also very popular.
In the pilot episode, the deaf but accomplished Sue Thomas leaves her over-protective mother and father to go work for the FBI in Washington. She gets a hearing dog named Levi, who has been abused and has certain characteristics that provide for funny plot moments, although the hearing dog kennel tells Sue not to adopt this dog. As she travels to Washington, she reveals some of her history in her dialogue with Levi and several dramatic incidents, including being stopped by the police and having her car break down on the road.
When she gets to the FBI, she finds out she has a mediocre job whose sole purpose is to fulfill the disability requirements for the FBI. She wants to be an agent! Whenever faced by problems, she prays. As a result, she runs into Jack. Jack recognizes the investigative benefits to her incredible lip reading. He gives her several tests showing she can read the lips of Russian mobsters behind windows where the FBI has not been able to wiretap. Through a series of circumstances, she gets held hostage, Levi gets shot, and the question is: Will she and Levi survive?
Based on real-life characters, SUE THOMAS is an incredible series that is satisfying in every way. The script is captivating, the dialogue is intriguing, the acting is wonderful, and the music is appropriate. In other words, this is a first-class series with first-class filmmaking. The good news is that it’s back on the Gospel Music Channel, and it’s already one of their most popular programs. It is highly recommended.