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Il Commissario Manara
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"Chief of Police Manara" is an Italian crime drama about an unconventional Sicilian police commissioner working in Tuscany. Luca Manara, played by Guido Caprino, breaks all the rules, while his partner, Inspector Lara Rubino, played by Roberta Giarusso, tries to do things by the book. All kinds of sparks fly between them. The show ran very successfully for two seasons.

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Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 15

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Barbagallo and Buttafuoco find the DVD at the dump, but it doesn't show the clear evidence they were hoping for. Manara is working in the shadows, however, and comes up with something. He calls on Marta for help.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara may have been suspended, but that's not keeping him from working on the case in his way. Buttafuoco and Barbagallo go to the dump to find the DVD.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca gathers some more information about the case when he goes to see Laura's mother. Toscani and Marta go to the place where the DVD was thrown away.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The questioning continues at the station house. Manara's co-workers are keeping him up to date, in person. But they get an unexpected visit.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta and Ginevra talk about the toxicological report, but also about personal things. Luca and Lara say goodbye to each other, and Luca connects with Stefani's daughter by chance, giving him another opportunity to participate in the investigation.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca goes to see Sardi and Toscani. He opens the door and sees a familiar face he hasn't seen in a while. They go out for some seafood together.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara sneaks up on the winery owner's daughter and the stockroom guy. Toscani and Sardi ask Manara to run an errand, claiming they have 41° C fevers [105.8° F] as a ruse to get him to come over.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta has conversations with both Manara and Raimondi, neither of which is she too happy about. The term innominato or unnamed makes reference to the evil character in Alessandro Manzoni's novel, I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed).

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The squad interrogates Pupi, the murder victim's coworker at the winery. Luca gets to listen in on the interrogation and the ensuing discussions via Toscani's cellphone.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Rivera and Raimondi go looking for Mister Binacci, the victim's friend, with whom he had bought the boat. Manara is there, lurking, and Marta avoids him being seen by Raimondi. Meanwhile, Toscani and Sardi obviously have a secret and don't agree about whether to tell Luca about it.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara can't sit still, and goes to see Ginevra after hours, casting a "casual" glance on the murder victim. Marta and Toscani show the security camera DVDs to Raimondi. Manara goes to the pier to get information from a guy he knows there.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Toscani and the team go to see Manara in order to fill him in on the case and try to convince him to give them a hand. They are a long way from solving the case and use the wonderful, common expression in alto mare (at sea, on the high seas) to say this. We also learn something new about Marta Rivera.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta meets the victim's family at the bus stop. Fabrizio compliments Marta on her work. Luca is hanging out with Sardi and baby Alice.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Now that Manara is off duty, someone has to take over, and there's an awkward moment at the crime scene. Manara finds himself going to the market with Ada; after all, he has nothing better to do.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca Manara has been suspended, so he is acting as if he were on vacation, and as if he didn't care about the new crime that has been reported.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara succeeds in solving the case. But Raimondi is not happy at all and calls Manara into his office.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara has the proof he needs and goes looking for Pietralonga. An unusual chase scene ensues.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara's intuition takes him on a search for a crucial missing element in the case. He tries and fails to explain his thought process to Marta. But together they make some very important discoveries about the suspects.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The baptism is taking place, and it's clear that Sardi and Toscani have made up with each other. Luca and Marta, however still have some things to clear up. Ada is still hunting for the person who sent her flowers, but she gets a little help from the florist. The party favors, ugly as they are, seem to enlighten Manara about the case.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

It's time for the baptismal ceremony. Manara has reason to believe there's something going on between Marta and Fabrizio, and Toscani and Sardi have a tense moment before going into the church.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Sardi and Toscani are nervous about choosing the godparents for little Valeria's baptism. Later, Toscani gets lucky about finding some evidence. When speaking to Raimondi about it, he almost comes out with a colloquial expression but thinks better of it. The complete idiomatic expression would have been una botta di culo [a stroke of the butt]. Culo [ass] is often used to mean "luck," either good or bad. So he had a stroke of luck, or, in modern language, "he got lucky."

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

They still don't really have a lead, but Manara is convinced the two murders — Viazzi and Ponti — are connected. They have to look into Ponti's past.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The episode revolves around little Valeria's coming baptism. Sardi is able to change Luca's dark mood with a DVD. Ada tries to figure out who sent her flowers, and she also reveals some information obtained while shopping for a baptism gift.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara is being closely watched, but that doesn't stop him from doing things his way. Actually, there are two cases to solve.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara talks to two different people who knew the murder victim. One comes to him, and the other tries to run away.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Toscani and Manara are at pretty much of a standstill as far as evidence and witnesses go, but Ada says something that makes Manara want her on the team.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Three scenes: An article in the newspaper attracts the squad's attention, Manara questions the maid, and Fabrizio, the inspector, questions Manara.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The murder victim, Mr. Ponti, was on his way to the police station to report a break-in when the crime occurred.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

We're at the beginning of a new episode, and we see right away that Luca hasn't hesitated to find some consolation... But he has to rush to police headquarters where there's been a shock for Quattroni. Waiting for him are Raimondi (the new inspector), Rosmini, Rivera, and Toscani.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 15

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

We recognize the name of the inspector from Rome. Marta recognizes the face. Later, at the farm hotel, Luca is on cloud nine getting ready for a romantic dinner with Marta, until Ada knocks at the door with some news. She milks it for all it's worth.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The moment has come to discover why Marta was the true target of the attack. And the moment has come for Luca to deal with his unorthodox confiscation of the Bulgarian's gun.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta and Luca discuss the latest dead end. But what if Mrs. Martini was not the target at all?

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca and Marta question the Bulgarian. Laura Martini suddenly remembers what happened to her on the night of the shooting. The report from ballistics comes through.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The police squad goes to the Dairy to arrest Mister Soleri, and Manara hunts down Ivan Iordan.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Some officers slept through the night, others didn't, and this creates some tension at the police station. The mysterious truck driver is identified, and the analysis results of the milk used by the Soleri company to make cheese have come in.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

After his night trying to outwit the dogs, Manara is not thrilled with Toscani. Ada gets flowers, and Marta gets a phone call.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara and Toscani go on a secret mission. Luca takes a lot of risks, but gets some important information. Toscani catches up on some much-needed sleep.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Caterina talks to Luca in his office. Toscani brings a fax that looks more like a newspaper or a bed sheet, it's so long. Luca hatches a plan that involves Ada, Toscani, and himself. Ada's new guest seems to like her!

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca goes to see signora Martini in the hospital. When he gets back to the police station there is a secret ballot going on. Caterina shows up at the end.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara goes to see Casadio, asking for something he knows will be refused to him. He is actually in search of information on Rivera's earlier visit there. Buttafuoco and Barbagallo seem to think there is going to be a surprise party, since an assortment of cheeses was delivered to the police station.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

We still don't know much about Marta Rivera's mysterious appointment, just that it was with the chief. A worker from the cheese factory shows up at the police station to give her statement.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara and Toscani go to the cheese factory. They don't find the answers they are looking for, but think someone there wants to talk. Marta asks for a little time off to go to her appointment.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The investigation has begun. The girl who was shot is still alive. Luca apologizes to Marta, and Marta gets a mysterious phone call. Toscani has a hard time staying awake.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

This new episode starts off with a bang (pun intended). We also get a glimpse of what home life is like, now that Sardi has brought her baby home from the hospital.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 15

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

There is reason for celebrating the end of the case and the return of the amphorae. But Manara gets some more information about inspector Rivera and has a hard time letting things go.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

There's a new member of the Toscani family, Sardi apologizes to Marta for her behavior, and Ada confides in Luca about a discovery she has made.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca questions young Guglielmo and gets the answers he needs. He is less satisfied with the conversation with Giusi Vasto. Rivera listens to it all.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Things are hopping. Luca and Toscani go out to the scuba diving test in a speedboat. Rivera, left alone at police headquarters, has to take matters into her own hands when she answers Toscani's phone.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Toscani and Sardi seem to be getting along better. At police headquarters, some very interesting news crops up, and Luca realizes what he has to do.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca and Giusi go diving for the amphorae. Rivera forgets her place and tells Luca what she thinks.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca and Marta learn that the amphorae were never actually found. Luca enlists the help of Giusy Vasto to try and find them while trying to get more information from her. Marta isn't thrilled about this.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The police are armed, in position, and ready to move. Their mark shows up, and the money is on the table. Then things get dicey.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Everyone is a bit tense for one reason or another. Marta and Luca discuss Miss Vasto, Sardi is having a rough time in her last days of pregnancy, and consequently so is Toscani. But the team is ready to move in on a suspect.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

There's lots going on at police headquarters. Even Caterina shows up at just the right moment.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy Tuscan

The big question is: Why did Mineo spend so much money on deep diving equipment he couldn't afford?

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Thanks to Rosmini, Manara gets rid of his symptoms, but not the problem itself. Toscani is under a lot of pressure from his very pregnant wife.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca questions some potential witnesses and suspects. He also takes his personal problem to someone who might have the necessary expertise to help him solve it.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara's fumbling with his computer had some potentially disastrous consequences. Meanwhile, the report from forensics is in, and Luca goes to question Giusi — without Rivera.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP5 - Mondo sommerso - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca has an embarrassing moment, and worrying, too. But there is a new case to distract him from his problems. This time, a deep sea diver is found dead.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP4 - Miss Maremma - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara wraps things up, and he does it with kindness. But later, he gets an unexpected visit.

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