Oh, and within the first 10 minutes, you get to see some dick (and I don't mean some guy named Richard). *
From a reccent Boston Globe article:
In any case, the particulars are important. If you're doing a TV series about Rhode Island's capital city, filming on location, striving for authenticity, you'd best get the accents right. And since a bad New England accent can turn drama into camp -- ``The Perfect Storm," ahem -- you'd better be prepared for some serious work.
Especially if your lead actors hail from Ireland, England, and Australia.
* I felt is was my duty as a woman to point this out. Not that it's a pretty one, or onscreen for very long, but it's there. That doesn't happen too often on American TV, even on Real Sex on HBO.