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 Emma Porlock 4 episodes, 1996
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 Tony Watson 4 episodes, 1996
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 Sandra Sollars 4 episodes, 1996
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 Chris / ... 3 episodes, 1996
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 Anna Griffiths 3 episodes, 1996
Claudia Malkovich ...
David Foxxe ...
 Andrew Milton 2 episodes, 1996
James Peck ...
 Fyodor's Apartment Guard 2 episodes, 1996
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 Student Daniel 2 episodes, 1996
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 1st MSC Guard 2 episodes, 1996
Guy Masterson ...
 Police Chief 2 episodes, 1996
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Adam Bareham ...
 Daniel's Father 2 episodes, 1996
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 Militiaman / ... 2 episodes, 1996
Malcolm Rogers ...
 Preacher 2 episodes, 1996
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 Harry Schumpet 2 episodes, 1996
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 1st Sentry / ... 2 episodes, 1996
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 2nd Sentry / ... 2 episodes, 1996
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 Dr. Rawl 2 episodes, 1996
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 Ben Baglin 2 episodes, 1996
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 Nick Balmer 2 episodes, 1996
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 2nd Hostess 2 episodes, 1996
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Dr. Emma Porlock and her colleagues, attempting to unlock the secrets of human memory for the Masdon drug empire, get a cryogenically stored 400-year-old human head to project its memories through virtual reality displays. But Porlock and her team are chronically under-funded, and she may have to go around Masdon to a media sleaze merchant to get the money she needs to maintain the project. But an even more complex world of secret police, RON (Reality-Or-Nothing) riots, and murder is going on outside the lab. And the deeper Porlock goes into the frozen memories of the writer Daniel Feeld, the more twisted the labyrinth of intrigue becomes. Written by Kathy Li

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In the interview "Seeing the Blossom", Dennis Potter comments that he wrote "Cold Lazarus" and its prequel "Karaoke" based on the simple writer's premise: "If you wanted to make the world a better place, who would you kill?" See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Glazunov destroys Daniel Feeld's frozen head at the end, the wall screen still displays his voyage through the tunnel of light to heaven, despite not being plugged into anything any more. See more »

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Fyodor: Let the Past Speak! Let it ACCUSE!
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Edited from Karaoke (1996) See more »

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A TEENAGER IN LOVE
Written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
Sung by Craig Douglas
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Parts OK - parts unwatchable
11 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of British TV and this series sounded as though it was going to be right up my alley.

While the parts with the scientists were fine enough, too much time was spent with "Martina" the American financier - her bits were absolutely unwatchable, contained zero entertainment or interest value and effectively torpedoed what would have otherwise escaped as a passable sci-fi yarn.

Perhaps this could be remade with more focus on what makes the story interesting.

3 out of 10


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