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Golden Years 

After surviving an explosion, a elderly janitor at a secret labatory is chased by the government when he begins to age backwards and become younger due to the effects of the explosion.

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 Terry Spann 7 episodes, 1991
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 Gen. Louis Crewes 7 episodes, 1991
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 Jude Andrews 7 episodes, 1991
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Philip Lenkowsky ...
 Billy Delois 5 episodes, 1991
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 Fredericks 4 episodes, 1991
Graham Paul ...
 Rick Haverford 4 episodes, 1991
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 Dr. Ackerman 3 episodes, 1991
Randell Haynes ...
Mert Hatfield ...
 Sheriff Mayo 2 episodes, 1991
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 Francie Wil 2 episodes, 1991
Susan King ...
J.R. Horne ...
 Dr. Eakins 2 episodes, 1991
Sarah Melici ...
 Mrs. Rogers 2 episodes, 1991
Caroline Dollar ...
 Little Girl 2 episodes, 1991
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Explosion in the most secret laboratory of the USA. The old janitor Harlan Williams is incubated by totally unknown chemicals. Now he changes and becomes younger instead of older. The government is interested in finding out everything about this changes and hunts the fugitive Harlan. A hunt across the USA starts. Written by Franz-Josef Brinkkoetter <franjo@amclust2.amclust.mcnet.de>

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16 July 1991 (USA)  »

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Stephen King's Golden Years  »

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The pursuer of Harlan and Gina Williams, Jude Andrews played by R.D. Call, and their protector, Terry Spann played by Felicity Huffman, both worked for the secret US Government agency known as "The Shop" that kidnapped Drew Barrymore in another Stephen King novel, Firestarter (1984). See more »

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Technician: Dr. Todhunter, I need your signature.
Dr. Richard X. Toddhunter: What time do you have?
Technician: Half past the hour.
Dr. Richard X. Toddhunter: Hmm. Are we ready?
Technician: Yes sir, I have it scheduled for this afternoon.
Dr. Richard X. Toddhunter: Do it now.
Technician: Now, doctor?
Dr. Richard X. Toddhunter: Do it now.
Technician: But sir, ya see...
Dr. Richard X. Toddhunter: Do it now!
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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Better than most
21 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

I won't bother to list the cast, as others have done that. I will say that the cast was excellent, and did their jobs admirably.

I have not read "The Book", so I can't compare. The series as it stood, though, was rather good. That is, it had promise. I understand that the original intent was to make a full series but for reasons unknown it was cut short. The ending leaves much to be desired as it causes more questions than it answers. I would very much like to see a continuation of "Golden Years" to see where Mr. King intended to go with the story. I wish the Sci Fi channel would pick this show up and run it again. I have not seen it since the summer the Sci Fi channel premiered and they ran a number of short run shows.


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