Never take a case that involves the secret societies. (Cheng Detective Agency's informal motto)
is a 10-episode TV series coproduced by HBO Asia and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. It stars Don Hany and Joan Chen
Set in Singapore
in the mid-1960s, the show focuses on Sam Callaghan, an Australian expatriate with a shadowy past who joins a local detective agency. His investigations take place on a backdrop of political upheaval and racial tensions, as the island is on the verge of becoming an independent city-state.
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