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Mary Shannon is the main character in the USA TV series In Plain Sight. Tough, sexy, and smart Mary Shannon (Mary McCormack) is a U.S. Marshal working for the Federal Witness Protection Program in Relationships Edit Mary carries a Glock 23 -- standard issue for marshals -- on her hip and a Glock 27 on her ankle. Crime HQ speculated back in January that Mary had a lot of issues to be resolved in the eight episodes of Mary and Marshall of In Plain Sight. 'In Plain Sight' continues wrapping up loose ends. This week, Mary's dad Curveball #1: I love the Marshall and Mary relationship. I loved this.
Brandi Shannon Nichole Hiltz: Mary's younger sister who is very much her mother's daughter and the baby of the family. She lives in the moment and was originally involved with a shady man named Chuck.
Despite this, she looks up to Mary and, at times, sees her as an example. She also tends to be the more mature figure in her relationship with her mother. Brandi is loyal to a fault, but is slowly developing a conscience independent of others' approval. Moved by seeing a young infant in the hands of a meth addict and a drug-dealing boyfriend, Brandi backed out of a drug deal initiated by Chuck so child services would protect the baby.
Later, once Mary was rescued from her abduction which was a fallout from this decisionBrandi later admits privately that if she had known how the events would play out, she would have killed Chuck herself rather than let her sister come into harm's way from her actions.
During the second season she meets and dates Peter Alpert, a man she met in Alcoholics Anonymouswho later turned out to be very rich Mary stated he "owns half of Albuquerque". Brandi takes this information differently, believing she is just "one of his girls" and initially tries to act selfishly to have him break up with her.
After he stays with her even offering hang-over remedieshe states his desire that they continue to date, to which she agrees. Brandi eventually moves in with Peter and in the beginning of the fourth season she informs Mary that she and Peter are engaged. However, in the season four finale " Something Borrowed, Something Blew Up ", Brandi feels ill-equipped to marry Peter and live as his high-class wife, and she suffers a breakdown on her wedding day and leaves Peter at the altar.
During season five, it is revealed that since the wedding fiasco, she has developed a drinking problem and, with the support of Jinx, enters a rehab program.
In the series finale, she returns and is revealed to be pregnant, and tells Mary she has decided to keep the baby and move back home to Albuquerque to be near their family. Detective Abigail Chaffee Rachel Boston: Albuquerque Police Department Detective and Marshall's girlfriend, Abigail is extremely outgoing and friendly, much to the annoyance of Mary.
During the final season, Marshall proposes to Abigail and she accepts. Later, Abigail tells Marshall he needs to make their relationship a bigger priority than Mary if their relationship stands a chance. His relationship with Mary was complicated for a time when he became close to her sister Brandi.
After Mary was kidnapped by drug dealers, Raph disposed of a suitcase full of drugs Brandi brought to Albuquerque, which Mary eventually discovers.
When they become engaged, Mary tells Raph what she does, which proves difficult for Raph to understand. Raph is aware of Mary's doubts about marriage, which finally leads to his decision to call off their engagement. In the final season, Mary runs into Raph who tells her he is now married, and he and his wife meet Mary for dinner.
Later, Raph stops by and wishes Mary well with her life, parting on good terms. Peter Alpert Joshua Malina: Brandi's boyfriend and a wealthy businessman, he meets Brandi at an AA meeting, where she pretends to be Jinx for her mother to pass a required AA meeting set by the courts.
Despite initially disapproving of Brandi's actions, Peter begins dating Brandi after she makes a determined effort to apologize to him. They later become engaged and plan for their wedding during the fourth season, but Peter is left behind at the altar when Brandi decides at the last minute not to go through with the wedding.
Scott Griffin Aaron Ashmore: Mary's half-brother, he, along with his sister, is Mary's father's child from a later marriage Mary knew nothing about.
Brandi goes in search of him and brings him to Albuquerque.
In Plain Sight – Mary’s Dad returns
Scott is revealed to have a gambling problem but works hard to beat it. He is later shown in the final season when his and Mary's father reappears and Mary tries to talk him into entering WITSEC to avoid an old enemy of their father's, but Scott refuses, resulting in his eventual death. Detective Robert Dershowitz Todd Williams: A homicide detective, known as Bobby D, he is occasionally assigned to cases involving Mary's witnesses. He has deduced that Mary is a U.
Marshal working for WITSEC and does not hide his disgust for the branch of law enforcement that puts known criminals back on the street. This attitude has softened as Dershowitz becomes involved in cases associated with the Marshal Service's witnesses. While his rapport with Mary had been antagonistic at times, he appreciates the friction. But, a newly engaged friend might support her by encouraging her to talk to whoever, be it Stan, Delia, her former lovers or her therapist.
And, this week we receive hints that it might unravel. On the one hand, it could happen. She might give Jinx a hard time, but she clearly trusts Jinx with her daughter. This season, we have the Mary we always wanted without losing her unflappable strength, her sarcastic dark humor and her uber-awesomeness. Although Mary has grown, has Marshall? Can he provide her with more than emotional support you know, in the sexual healing way?
Does he see Mary as Mary or does he see a woman he always held a torch for?
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This season has sewed up a lot of loose ends concerning Mary, her family, and now her father. However, her relationship with Marshall and his continuing feelings for her remain the last hurdle. Poor Mary, she has such an uber-sense of justice.
She always opposed ex-cons who received a second life through WitSec. No doubt seeing her on-the-run father who committed crimes and abandoned her family receive a wiped slate, needled her greatly.