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Tiger Cubs II (Chinese: 飛虎II; Cantonese Yale: Fēi Fú; literally "flying tigers 2"), alternatively titled Special Duties Unit II, is a 2014 Hong Kong police procedural television drama produced by TVB under executive producer Lam Chi-wah. The serial premiered on Sunday, 19 October 2014 on Jade, HD Jade in Hong Kong, TVBJ in Australia, Singapore and Astro Wah Lai Toi, Astro Wah Lai Toi HD in Malaysia. It over the time slot previously occupied by Shades of Life.

Tiger Cubs II
飛虎II
TigerCubsII.jpg
Tiger Cubs II official poster
Genre Police procedural
Action
Drama
Created by Hong Kong Television Broadcasts Limited
Written by Ho Ching Yee 何靜怡
Leung Si Yun 梁絲韵
Directed by Yiu Tin tong 姚天堂
Starring Joe Ma
Linda Chung
Him Law
Oscar Leung
Mandy Wong
Benjamin Yuen
Christine Kuo
Opening theme Blood, Sweat and Tears 血與汗
by Joe Ma
Composer(s) Damon Chui 徐洛鏘
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 10
Production
Executive producer(s) Lam Chi Wah 林志華
Production location(s) Hong Kong
Editor(s) Yip Tin Sheng 葉天成
Camera setup Multi camera
Running time 120 minutes
Production company(s) TVB
Release
Original network TVB Jade (Hong Kong)
TVB HD Jade (Hong Kong)
TVBJ (Australia, Singapore)
Astro Wah Lai Toi (Malaysia)
Astro Wah Lai Toi HD (Malaysia) HTV2 (Vietnam)
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release 19 October – 4 January 2015 (2015-01-04)
Chronology
Related shows Tiger Cubs (2012)
Flying Tiger (2018)
External links
Website
Tiger Cubs II
Chinese II
Literal meaning "flying tigers 2"

It is the sequel to Tiger Cubs, which was aired in the summer of 2012. The series follow a fictional team of elite paramilitary officers from the Special Duties Unit of the Hong Kong police force, a team that specialises in counter-terrorism, hostage rescue, and crimes that are deemed too dangerous for regular police to handle.

Contents

CastEdit

Special Duties Unit (SDU)Edit

Character Actor Description
CIP Roy Poon (潘子龍) Timmy Hung SU commander
SIP Chin Hon-to (展瀚韜) Joe Ma A Team leader
WIP So Man-keung (蘇文強) Mandy Wong A Team cadet
ASGT Chong Chuk-yuen (莊卓源) Oscar Leung A Team sniper
ASGT Tse Kar-sing (謝家星) Benjamin Yuen A Team assaulter
ASGT Yu Hok-lai (俞學禮) Him Law A Team assaulter
ASGT Nick Wu (胡力全) Ho Chun-hin A Team assaulter
ASGT Kwok Tak-wai (郭德偉) Quinn Ho A Team sniper
ASGT Chui Ka-ming (徐家明) Jack Hui A Team assaulter
PC Ko Chi-ho (高智昊) Matthew Ko A Team member
PC Lam Man-fai (林文輝) Vin Choi A Team member
PC Yeung Kong (楊剛) Clayton Li A Team member

Criminal Intelligence Bureau (CIB)Edit

Character Actor Occupation
ASGT Cheung Kai-kwong (張繼光) William Chak Team acting sergeant
WPC Chung Wai-yan (鍾韋恩) Linda Chung Team constable; former undercover
SIP Tam Ka-chung (譚家聰) Wong Wai-tak Team senior inspector
PC Ma Chun-choi (馬進財) Lam King-kong Team constable
PC Chu Yuk-chung (朱玉松) Kitterick Yiu Team constable
SP Lau Chi-fai (劉志輝) Billy Cheung Team superintendent

Organized Crime and Triad Bureau (OCTB)Edit

Character Actor Occupation
IP Ben Fong (方永彬) Patrick Tang Team inspector
ASGT Lung Kim-fai (龍劍飛) Raymond Tsang Team acting sergeant
PC Lee Kwan (李坤) King Lam Team constable
WPC Cheung Yee (章兒) Ip Ting-chi Team constable

Main charactersEdit

  • Joe Ma as Senior Inspector Chin Hon-to (展瀚韜), the strict head of SDU's alpha team.
  • Linda Chung as Chung Wai-yan (鍾韋恩), an investigator for the CIB. After failing an undercover mission, she goes missing for an entire year and was presumed dead.
  • Him Law as Acting Sgt. Yu Hok-lai (俞學禮), a front-line assaulter for SDU's alpha team. Lai's overconfident and cocky attitude rises from his attempt to not fall victim to stereotypes due to his wealthy family background.
  • Oscar Leung as Acting Sgt. Chong Chuk-yuen (莊卓源), alpha team's most experienced sniper and Wah's younger brother.
  • Mandy Wong as Inspector So Man-keung (蘇文強), alpha team's only female member and a cadet for the SDU operation team. She was a former technician for the team's administrative support.
  • Benjamin Yuen as Acting Sgt. Tse Kar-sing (謝家星), one of alpha team's main assaulters.

Supporting charactersEdit

  • Bowie Wu as Chin Chung-kei (展宗齊), Chin Hon-to's grandfather.
  • Christine Kuo as Ting Wai-wai (丁慧慧), Chong Chuk-yuen's girlfriend.
  • Emily Chung
  • Joan Li
  • Yeung Ka Po
  • Wong Chi Hong
  • Kanice Lau
  • Kimmi Tsui
  • Alex Lam
  • Alan Wan
  • Ares Li
  • Philippe Joly

EpisodesEdit

# Title Directed by Written by HK viewers
(million)
Rating Original airing
1"High Court Storm"--TBATBA19 October 2014 (2014-Oct-19)
2"True & False Drug Dealers"--TBATBA26 October 2014 (2014-Oct-26)
3"Disability Grant"--TBATBA2 November 2014 (2014-Nov-02)
4"God's Justice Will Rule"--TBATBA9 November 2014 (2014-Nov-09)
5"Tiger's Heart, Part 1"--TBATBA16 November 2014 (2014-Nov-16)
6"Tiger's Heart, Part 2"--TBATBA23 November 2014 (2014-Nov-23)
7"Zhongxiao's Virtue"--TBATBA7 December 2014 (2014-Dec-07)
8"Stock's Storm"--TBATBA14 December 2014 (2014-Dec-14)
9"After Thief Appears, Part 1"--TBATBA21 December 2014 (2014-Dec-21)
10"After Thief Appears, Part 2"--TBATBA4 January 2015 (2015-Jan-04)

Viewership ratingsEdit

Episode Date Average ratings Peaking Points
1 Oct 19, 2014 25 27
2 Oct 26, 2014 22 24
3 Nov 2, 2014 22 23
4 Nov 9, 2014 21 23
5 Nov 16, 2014 20 21
6 Nov 23, 2014 19 21
7 Dec 7, 2014 21 22
8 Dec 14, 2014 20 -
9 Dec 21, 2014 19 -
10 Jan 4, 2015 22 24

AccoladesEdit

Year Ceremony Category Nominee Result
2015 StarHub TVB Awards My Favourite TVB Drama Tiger Cubs II Nominated
My Favourite TVB Actress Linda Chung Nominated
My Favourite TVB Supporting Actor Oscar Leung Nominated
My Favourite TVB Supporting Actress Mandy Wong Nominated
My Favourite TVB Female TV Character Linda Chung Nominated
My Favourite Onscreen Couple Joe Ma & Linda Chung Nominated

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