The Burning Zone (1996–1997)

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 Dr. Daniel Cassian (19 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Agent Michael Hailey (19 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Dr. Edward Marcase (11 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Dr. Kimberly Shiroma (11 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Dr. Brian Taft (8 episodes, 1997)
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Dr. Daniel Cassian is appointed by the White House to lead a small top secret federal biological task force of leading scientists to investigate and prevent potential biological disasters. The team also adopt Cassian's secret agenda to track down and identify the scientists and others behind the ultra secret, pernicious organisation known only as 'The Dawn' whose objective is to rid the planet of its most virulent infestation, the human race! Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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3 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Burning Zone - Expedition Killervirus  »

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Tamlyn Tomita did both the pilot for "The Burning Zone" and Babylon 5 (1994) at the same time. When both pilots were picked up she chose "The Burning Zone" missing out on a four season run with "Babylon 5". She was replaced by Claudia Christian. See more »

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TV Outbreak
11 June 2001 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

And not just Outbreak. The Burning Zone had its share of quasi-supernatural phenomena as well. A series about a dedicated group who seem to be some special unit of the CDC, it was also a clear attempt to cash in on the enormous and cultish popularity of the X-Files. By mixing a little more science with a lot less conspiracy and things that go bump in the night, the show was interesting but not as enthralling as some of its peers. Still, I tried not to miss it when it was one - catch it on a rerun if you can, and if you like The X-Files, the movie Outbreak or CSI, this might be for you.


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