Janet King

Janet King

Series 3, Playing Advantage

DVD - 2017
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Janet confronts a hornet's nest of illegal gambling, organized crime and money laundering while tracking the tragic death of a young sports star. What begins as a spot betting investigation soon unmasks the elite professional sportsmen and women, and their connection to the shadowy underbelly of performance enhancing drugs, match fixing, kickbacks and ultimately murder.


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Mar 13, 2019

The first two seasons were OK, the 3rd was very poor. Is it Aussie writers, mindset, or what? Way to drawn out, poorly acted, lots of filler fluff of no importance. Here's a woman so much more capable of better scripts, I didn't bother with the last disc & should have quit after the 2nd disc. I simply had a hard time believing the young girl was living on the streets or couch surfing by the look of her nice clean body, hair & very lovely, professionally applied nails:( Details matter.

Knowing what hooligans attend, drink, vomit, act belligerently at 'footie games across the pond' I wasn't surprised at the party scene so typical of these mucho men. Is it different in the USA? This portrayal of Australia was grime for me. Quick return from me.

Dec 11, 2018

This set revolves around scams in sport betting, drug use by athletes, match fixing, and the people who make money from such illegal activities. This storyline wasn't as enjoyable to watch and definitely the ending was a let down. Almost made watching the DVD a useless waste of time as the bad guys are so hard to pin down. Richard again features prominently, Janet and Bianca have their ups and downs, Janet gets to renew her father's acquaintance after years of absence, and Lena experiences much conflict between job responsibilities and motherhood.

Nov 07, 2018

The acting in all 3 series was very good.
Just wish there was a series 4 so that the loose ends could be tied up.
Especially the relationship with her father & her 'love'.
Also that the bad guys could get sorted once & for all.

Sep 07, 2018

Rated 9/10. All-in-all, a pretty good series. Good plotline and acting.

At this point, this series has not be renewed for #4. See this link:

May 17, 2018

the plot revolves around sports and game fixing and drugs, which doesn’t really interest me. I really enjoyed seasons 1 and 2, hope there will be a season 4.

Mar 13, 2018

Sabotage, betrayal, dirty dealing, and lust for power take precedence over justice this season. Janet is saddled once again with a young know-it-all who nearly brings ruin to the team, and her former enemies will stop at nothing to see her brought low. Very tense. Wonderful "artsy shots." Plenty of twists and turns.

Mar 11, 2018

A good character representation of talent, generosity and impossibly irritating all in one.

Dec 17, 2017

3rd series continued to be addictive because of the fast paced story and the fine acting.
Janet’s father is a pain but one can see why she is so driven.
Wish there were a Season 4. Perhaps Janet could have met someone who could have broken her defenses down.

Dec 17, 2017

Series 3 is not as compelling as the 2 previous, but still decent story, complimentary characters, and some mystery add up to a fine show. Marta Dusseldorp steals most every scene, of course. Plus, we have the added family drama of her long estranged father showing up to a not necessarily welcome reunion. Spoiler alert: After 7 episodes figuring out the villian, the final one is a distinct disappointment.

Dec 14, 2017

Really enjoyed the first two seasons, but just couldn't get interested in this storyline so only watched 3 episodes..


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