Famous American actors Rob Lowe (“Square Dance”, “The West Wing”, “Killing Kennedy”) is the protagonist of this six-episode British series that he filmed in 2019, and film and art Premiered on July 4. Bill Hixon (Lowe), a widower, and Miami Police Chief, has been the most prominent lately. until she is removed by force for attacking the boy who posted sexual photos of his fourteen-year-old daughter Kelsey (Aloria Spencer, in a promising start) to the Internet. Without a job in the United States, he decides to accept an offer to take over a police station on the east coast of England, located in the port city of Boston, belonging to the county of Lincolnshire.
It is there that he moves in with rebellious pre-teens, and hopes to be able to escape his recent past. Although all changes require adaptation, her new community, which has the highest murder rate in the United Kingdom and the worst record of racial and ethnic integration, will force her to rethink her life and ask herself whether he did the right thing with such. The decision, is so radical. With a bachelor’s degree in criminology, a master’s degree in psychopathology, and a doctorate in cartography, he is able to deal with county crime statistics, attending work meetings equipped with graphs, tables and algorithms. However, he is reluctantly received by his colleagues, who do not welcome the presence of American authority in his department. Soon several important differences in the way English police affairs in relation to North American cases become very apparent. The only person who seems excited by his presence is the fiery young detective Muriel Eardsley (Bronwyn James, the Terrible) with whom Bill forms an unlikely professional team.
Hixon will realize that almost everyone is like him: its inhabitants are cynical, arrogant, preachy people, in short, and very difficult to impress. Thus, devoting himself exclusively to his work and not establishing a relationship with anyone, the goal he had most in mind, he is forced to do just the opposite, breaking a routine that makes him phenomenal. Circumstances have to be faced.
Created Six Hands by Doody Appleton, Jim Keeble and David Griffiths, Shipment serves its purpose of entertainment, perhaps with excessive data in its dark plots. The result, of course, is sustained in the undeniable charisma of Lowe, an always skillful interpreter, who undergoes spectacular maturity.