A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group.
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 Frank Black (67 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Catherine Black (45 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Peter Watts (41 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Jordan Black (39 episodes, 1996-1999)
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A former FBI profiler moves his family from Washington DC to Seattle, where he joins the Millennium Group, a mysterious organization of former law enforcement officers, committed to battling a crime wave which grows as the turn of the millennium approaches. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Frank, Lara and Peter all get pass-phrases to use for the voice identification of the Millennium Group network. All are references to classic science fiction movies: Frank's phrase "Soylent Green is people" is taken from 'Stanley R. Greens' Soylent Green (1973), while Lara's pass-phrase "Open the pod bay doors please, Hal" refers to Stanley Kubrick 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Peter's is "My God! It's full of stars!!" from 'Peter Hyams' "2010: The Year We Make Contact" (1984). See more »

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William Garry: Do you know what it's like to scream in silence three hundred and sixty five days of the year?
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Typically Ironic
1 October 2004 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I remember when word came about the new series X Files. It was going to be big, everyone said, and it was. I never liked it. Not once. Then Carter comes along and tries to make a second success, and this time, for me, he hits it right.

Call it what you want - it may be the way they filmed it, the way they paced it, Lance Henriksen's presence (he's exceptionally good in this one) - but it was very, very good.

And it's typically ironic that some of the better shows such as this one don't get the staying power and the studio backing that the more mediocre shows get. But that's life. C'est la vie. It's a shame it disappeared as quickly as it did, but if it didn't it might not be remembered so fondly today.

Highly recommended - very gripping, very well made series. Whether or not you're an X Files fan doesn't matter: odds are you will like this one a lot.


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