This original series stars Mary McCormack (Private Parts and The West Wing) as Mary Shannon. Her friends and family think she's just a glorified courier, but she's actually a U.S. marshal working for the Witness Protection Program. When witnesses come forward to testify against the worst-of-the-worst criminals, the U.S. marshals protect them before and after they testify.
U.S. Marshal Mary Shannon (Mary McCormack) works in the highly-secretive branch of the witness protection program (WITSEC), relocating Federal Witnesses while at the same time attempting to manage her own dysfunctional family.
Mary protects a 10-year-old witness from being returned to his father, one of the largest drug traffickers in the Midwest.
Mary's assignment this week is Treena Morris a con-artist who is married to a diamond smuggler. After she is arrested by the feds, she decides to tell all on her husband and his friends. While Mary is trying to keep her safe, Treena gets engaged and her photo is all over the papers.
Mary and Marshall case this week involved Horst Vanderhoff. Horst is an agent for Lola, an actress in demand. While trying to line up her next job Horst is approached by the Feds to testify against her and become part of the Witness Protection Program.
Mary works to solve the mystery of who tried to kill her witness, an art dealer. To complicate matters, both his mistress and his wife are in the program…and key suspects.
Mary learns that her witness, a NCAA basketball star, has a gambling problem.
An entire family is forced to enter WITSEC after their teenaged daughter witnesses a gang murder.
Mary's witness seems to have died in a car accident but she's not sure it wasn't related to his past life.
Mary has a one-night stand with a hunky witness, but she suffers the consequences when he is accused of murder.
Mary continues to help her witness, Natasha, the mild-mannered accountant from the pilot, adjust to her new life, which becomes more complicated when she discovers her boyfriend is also in WITSEC.
A race against time to save Mary from a kidnapping.
The family regroups after Mary's ordeal; Marshall & Stan deal with Spanky.