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Republic of Doyle finale: Allan Hawco says goodbye to Jake Doyle

Allan Hawco is the co-creator, exec producer, show-runner and star of Republic of Doyle.
Allan Hawco's character Jake Doyle is a homage to Jim Rockford. (CBC)

In the lead up to tonight's final episode of Republic of Doyle, Allan Hawco reflects on six years of speeding around Newfoundland as private eye Jake Doyle. 

The series, set in St John's, follows Doyle as he investigates everything from horse thefts to murder, while also dealing with the ups and downs of his personal life. 

TV critics have praised the CBC dramedy for its tightly plotted mysteries -- enlivened with flashes of humour -- and impressive roster of special guest actors, including Oscar-winner Russell Crowe. 

Plus, enjoy this highlight reel of Newfoundland sayings featured on the show. 

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