Beast, The (2009)

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The Beast (2009)

The following weapons were used in the television series The Beast:

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SIG-Sauer P226

FBI Special Agent Charles Barker (Patrick Swayze) carries a nickel-plated SIG-Sauer P226 9x19mm as his sidearm, and often uses it to threaten suspects and informants who aren't telling him what he wants to hear.

SIG-Sauer P226 9x19mm nickel
Agent Barker (Patrick Swayze)'s nickel SIG P226 lying on his dresser before he picks it up.
Barker points his P226 at an informant to coerce her into telling him where to find the launch cards for a Javelin.
A nice close-up of the P226 as he holds it on the informant.
Barker hands over his P226 to a guard while going to meet the arms dealer.

In the Pilot, one of the gangsters involved in the opening scene is armed with a more modern P226R (recognizable by its Picatinny accessory rail under the barrel).

SIG-Sauer P226R 9x19mm
A gangster holding a SIG P226R during the money exchange.

Glock 19

FBI Agent Ellis Dove (Travis Fimmel) uses a Gen 3 Glock 19 in 9x19mm as his sidearm. Many of the other FBI agents on the show also use the Glock 19.

NOTE: Although the Glock 23 is an issue weapon for the FBI, this does not mean that characters who are FBI Agents in movies or TV shows necessarily use them. Hollywood's propmasters and armorers preferred, until recently, to use 9x19mm pistols, due to the difficulties of converting larger calibers to blank-fire.

Glock 19 - 9x19mm.
Agent Dove (Travis Fimmel) with his Glock 19 in the opening scene of the Pilot.
Next to the Beretta wielding mobster we can see Dove with his Glock 19.
Another view of the same scene.
Dove chambers his Glock 19 when threatening Nick.
Dove with his Glock 19 on the subway when confronting the other agents.
Dove holds his Glock on Agent Maguire.

SIG-Sauer P228

Ellis pulls a SIG-Sauer P228 out of a cabinet in his kitchen when agent "Ray" aka "Nick" takes his Glock. He only used this weapon briefly until he reacquires his Glock from Ray.

SIG-Sauer P228 9X19mm

FGM-148 Javelin (prop)

In the Pilot, Barker and Dove go undercover to catch an arms trafficker by posing as gunrunners and selling him an FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank guided missile launcher. The device is a prop, with the launch tube more closely resembling an M141 SMAW-D than a Javelin LTA, though the CLU is a fairly good facsimile. For some reason, many characters on the show constantly refer to the weapon as an "RPG" and "surface-to-air launcher", neither of which describes the Javelin very well at all. In one scene, Barker demonstrates the weapon to Ceasar (Kirk "Sticky Fingaz" Jones) by firing it through his apartment window at a Lincoln Navigator he had parked outside earlier.

FGM-148 Javelin
Dove shows off the FGM-148 Javelin to Ceasar. Note that the missile would never be removed from the LTA like this, since the whole point of the LTA is to protect the missile during shipping.
Barker plugs in the "launch card" to the Javelin before demonstrating it.
Barker prepares to fire.
Barker fires the Javelin, demonstrating the advantage of the "soft launch" capabilities this weapon has.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

A Smith & Wesson Model 10 is offered by Nick (Lawrence Gilliard Jr.) to Ellis Dove when he wants him to play Russian Roulette or smoke a pipe in order to prove he's not a Fed.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver - .38 Special
Nick (Lawrence Gilliard Jr.) spins the cylinder on the Smith & Wesson Model 10.
Nick offers the Model 10 to Dove.

Beretta 92FS Inox

A gangster in the opening scene of the Pilot uses a Beretta 92FS Inox.

Beretta 92FS Inox 9mm
A gangster with a Beretta 92FS Inox in the opening of the Pilot.
Another view of the same scene.
To the far right you can see the Beretta Inox.

Smith & Wesson Model 34

Barker gives his sister's husband a snub nose Smith & Wesson Model 34 with a 2.5" barrel and adjustable sights in an envelope, which he later uses to commit suicide.

Smith and Wesson Model 34 - .22LR
Barker reveals the Model 34
Visible are .22LR holes in the cylinder.

M4A1 Carbine

All of the FBI HBT operators use M4A1 carbines.

M4A1 5.56mm
HBT officers running by Barker and Dove in the Pilot; one on the right clearly has a kitted-out M4 Carbine.


Beretta 92FS

One of the FBI agents who arrests the arms dealers in the Pilot has a Beretta 92FS.

Beretta 92FS 9mm
An Agent with a Beretta

Gold-Plated Smith & Wesson Model 15 Revolver

A Smith & Wesson Model 15 is used by Ceasar's (Kirk "Sticky Fingaz" Jones) bodyguard.

Ceasars body guard holds his revolver on Dove

Ithaca 37

Charles Barker (Patrick Swayze) and Ellis Dove (Travis Fimmel) both use Ithaca 37 shotguns with sawed off stocks to break Jimmy Casserly (Michael Vieau) out of police custody in "Two Choices".

Ithaca 37 12 gauge with sawed-off stock and barrel - 12 Gauge (versions in show had full length barrels)



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