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Republic of Doyle

Season 2 2011

  • 2011-01-13T02:00:00Z on CBC (CA)
  • 44 mins
  • 9 hours, 32 mins
  • Canada
  • English
  • Comedy, Drama

Republic of Doyle, created and starring Newfoundland native Allan Hawco as Jake Doyle, the roguish and irreverent private investigator at the center of a colourful cast of characters who live and work together as an extended family as they try and run a “gumshoe” racket in contemporary St. John’s, Newfoundland. The series combines the retro crime vibe of classic detective TV shows with a fresh dramatic/comedic edge that produces a blend of intriguing episodic mysteries and ever-churning relationship turmoil.

13 episodes

2x01 Live and Let Doyle

  • Season Premiere

    2011-01-13T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

A new case gets Jake and Mal caught in the middle of a daylight-kidnapping gang, which they quickly discover is all just a game. The game takes a sinister turn when one of the players turns up dead, and it's up to the Doyle P.I. Agency to find the killer in a very real murder. Des practises his investigative skills by tailing Tinny and finds out some very disturbing information.

2x02 Popeye Doyle

  • 2011-01-20T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

In order to find out where some stolen goods are, Jake gets himself arrested in order to be jailed with the thief who knows the location; Mal finds out some information about Rose that she's been keeping hidden from him.

2x03 A Stand Up Guy

  • 2011-01-27T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

It's no laughing matter when a comedian is being stalked, and the Doyles are on the case to find the stalker; Jake gets some inside info on Allison.

2x04 The Son Also Rises

  • 2011-02-03T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

When a member of the Doyle clan is in danger from both the police and a killer, the family comes together to stay safe.

2x05 Something Old, Someone Blue

  • 2011-02-10T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

It's matrimony -- Doyle style -- as Jake and Mal are tasked with finding the person responsible for sabotaging an upcoming wedding; Mal and Rose fix a bump in the road in their relationship as Jake and Allison hit a stride in theirs; Des comes to Tinny's rescue but ends up exploding her plans in the process.

2x06 The Ryans and The Pittmans

  • 2011-02-17T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

When an old Doyle family friend accidentally goes missing at sea, the Doyles are hired by his daughter to find out what really happened; Jake is forced to bail out Christian and picks up another line of business and a pile of new debt.

2x07 Crashing on the Couch

  • 2011-02-24T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

Jake and Mal are called to check into some death threats that have been made to a respected psychiatrist; an old "friend" from the past shows up and makes an interesting proposition to the Doyles; after Leslie's close call, Jake and Leslie find themselves struggling a little in their new romantic relationships.

2x08 Sympathy for the Devil

  • 2011-03-03T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

The Doyles reluctantly take on a case from a dodgy "old friend" when he promises them a big payday; Jake and Allison encounter friction when their professional lives impose on their personal relationship; Jake gets an interesting job offer from an unlikely source.

When Des finds himself in a very bizarre and compromising position, the Doyle clan works overtime to get him off the hook; Jake meets someone who has been complicating Allison's life; Tinny and Des start coming to terms with their feelings for each other.

2x10 The Special Detective

  • 2011-03-17T01:00:00Z — 44 mins

Crime novelist Garrison Steele returns again to both hire and torment Jake to help him research a murder case; Jake and Leslie struggle to keep their mutual affection for each other in check; Allison receives some much-needed help from Jake.

2x11 Don't Gamble with City Hall

  • 2011-03-24T01:00:00Z — 44 mins

Jake buys an expensive gift for Allison only to have it stolen by a thief; The Mayor finds himself in a compromising position and asks for Jake's help and his silence; Mal has trouble telling a lie to his kids; Leslie thinks she's being followed.

2x12 St. John's Town

  • 2011-03-31T01:00:00Z — 44 mins

The Doyles are hired by a real estate agent to investigate a series of strange occurrences at the site of her controversial housing development; Leslie uncovers some suspicious facts about the Mayor; the tension between Jake and the Mayor hits a high point; Allison makes Jake a serious proposition.

2x13 Family Business

  • 2011-04-07T01:00:00Z — 44 mins

When Tinny and Des are snatched from the safety of the Doyle home in broad daylight, Jake is forced to confront a dangerous man from his past (Paul Gross) to get them back; Leslie loses something else very precious to her; Jake makes a decision about his future with Allison.