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2 Jan. 1999
Flesh & Blood
Jarod becomes an ATF agent to help Sydney's son. It seems he's in the Appalachian Hills with some other people when they are taken captive by a paramilitary group. Sydney does what he can to help and learns that the Centre is behind the whole thing.
9 Jan. 1999
Murder 101
Jarod becomes a professor of a criminology class whose former professor has mysteriously gone missing leaving behind his pregnant wife. He leads the class to explore and reveal the sinister truth of his disappearance.
6 Feb. 1999
Mr. Lee
A man named Mr. Lee is hired by someone at the Centre to locate Jarrod. After looking through all of Jarrod dsa's and notebooks, he tells the one who hired him that he needs to speak to 7 people who were in contact with Jarrod. So the Centre brings 7 people to him and that's when he speaks to them and eventually gets a line on Jarrod.
6 Feb. 1999
The Assassin
Jarod encounters a woman who seems in fear for her life. When he tries to help she tells him to back off which he doesn't.
13 Feb. 1999
Jarod goes to Atlantic City to help Argyle pay-off a debt to Sonny Faddis, a local loan shark. Argyle has been trying to fund a trip for his father to see the Pope. But they soon get drawn into a turf war between Faddis and another local loan shark, Dennis "The Cuban" O'Quinn. Miss Parker, Sydney and Brooks, returning from Hawaii on a Centre jet, get delayed in a storm and Miss Parker tells Sydney about her feelings for Thomas, the man doing some work on her house.
20 Feb. 1999
Jarod learns pool to take on a racist pool hustler suspected of killing the brother of a pool club owner.
27 Feb. 1999
At the Hour of Our Death
Jarod's survival skills are put to the test when he crash lands in the Yellowstone wilderness. Miss Parker collapses and struggles to survive internal bleeding from a perforated ulcer.
20 Mar. 1999
Jarod tries to locate a career criminal who happens to be the biological father of a boy in desperate need of a kidney transplant. Meanwhile, Miss Parker and Broots continue their efforts to locate Jarod.
3 Apr. 1999
Jarod becomes a radio talk show host to track down a violent caller with ties to an Army program that used dangerous chemical agents on unwitting human subjects. Meanwhile Thomas invites Miss Parker to move with him to Oregon.
10 Apr. 1999
Ties That Bind
After foiling a young boy's desperate attempt to rob a shop, Jarod returns the boy to his father, only to see his yacht explode, with his father on it.
1 May 1999
Wake Up
Miss Parker wakes up to find Thomas brutally murdered. At first she's a suspect, then the murder is pinned on some junkie patsy. As usual, all roads lead back to The Centre when it comes to the real culprit(s).
8 May 1999
End Game
Jarrod who's currently pretending to be a cop and when he's done was about to leave, when word gets out that a boy has been kidnapped which sparks Jarrod's thoughts of his being taken away from his family. So he decides to stay on to work the case. Jarrod then learns the FBI is getting involved cause it seems the boy's abduction is similar to a couple of abductions that occurred years ago. So the VCTF team arrives and Jarrod finds himself working with Profiler Samantha Waters, who doesn't get a good vibe of Jarrod.
22 May 1999
When the Centre learns where Jarod's father will be, they send someone to take care of him. Angelo who overheard the conversation gets word to Jarod who then races to save his father. Only problem is the place is an arctic station and once he arrives, they're trapped and one of the people there is the Centre's assassin and he starts killing off everyone.
22 May 1999
Donoterase: Part 1
Jarod continues to follow a trail to find his father, but Brigitte always appears to be one step ahead. Meanwhile Miss Parker investigates a revived center project ominously called "Gemini" that her mother had opposed.
22 May 1999
Donoterase: Part 2
Jarod and his father team-up in a bid to rescue his clone from the center. A senior representative from the triumvirate makes his presence felt at the center, the balance of power falters, old secrets are revealed and lives are in jeopardy.
25 Sep. 1999
The World's Changing
With Miss Parker recovering in hospital, Mr Parker on the run, and a 'reborn' Mt Raines on the scene, Jarod must escape the grasp of the center yet again, dodge a new adversary, Mr White, to save another family from assassination.
2 Oct. 1999
Jarod sets a trap leaving Miss Parker and Mr Lyle in a shipping container speeding across the country. Meanwhile he becomes an Army CID Agent to investigate the apparent suicide of an officer at a Special Forces survival training camp.
30 Oct. 1999
Angel's Flight
Jarod searches for a missing girl in the dark world of San Francisco's seedy satanic night life of magic and fallen angels. He sends the team at the center a series of waxwork clues predicting the appointment of a new overseer from the triumvirate.
6 Nov. 1999
Risque Business
Jarod takes over the caseload of a sex therapist who is traumatised after she was attacked, apparently by a patient. Jarod investigates to discover the true cause of her fear and the real identity of her attacker.
13 Nov. 1999
Road Trip
Jarod helps a woman on the run from her abusive cop ex-boyfriend and from her fear of accepting treatment for cancer. Meanwhile he leads Miss Parker, Sydney and Broods on a Wizard of Oz type trail to remind them of their past in an appeal to let him find his own.
4 Dec. 1999
Jarod joins a reckless extreme-sports group to discover the truth behind an alleged bungee jump 'accident' that left its victim in a coma. Meanwhile, Jarod uses a game show motif to send Miss Parker, Sydney and Broots on a journey to discover a dark secret about Mr Lyle.
11 Dec. 1999
Wild Child
A young feral girl is discovered living alone in the woods and is taken in by a local private clinic for care. Jarod assumes the identity of a state psychiatrist in an effort to protect her from one of the clinic's doctors real, less-than-ethical, interest in the girl and her tragic circumstances. Meanwhile, Mr Parker remains in hiding, and at the center it's a question of who should trust who as the triumvirate tightens its grip.

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