Jim Profit works for a multinational company, and isn't above using any means necessary to get ahead, and that includes bribery, blackmail, intimidation, extortion, and even murder. Now ...
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Jim Profit uses the death of a Vice-President at Gracen & Gracen, and every dirty trick in the book (plus a few tricks he invents), to position himself to assume the position of the dead man's boss, ...
Jim Profit works for a multinational company, and isn't above using any means necessary to get ahead, and that includes bribery, blackmail, intimidation, extortion, and even murder. Now everyone at the company, including the president, Charles Gracen are oblivious to his dark side, as a matter of fact, Gracen thinks of him as a golden boy. But Joanne Meltzer, the company's security chief looks into his eyes, she sees something sinister. And when her boss, Jack Walters is looking into some irregularities at the company, he asks Joanne to look into and initially, the person she cornered said it was Profit who was behind it, but when Profit learned of this, he convinced this person to change the story she told Joanne. But Joanne knows that Profit is evil and so she tries to get the goods on him, at the same time, Profit tries to find a way to neutralize her and anyone else who might believe her. Written by
Profit's exploration of Gracen&Gracen's interface is done through a 3D-image rendering interface, which represents the entire company as a building with a series of offices. This is VRML (Virtual Realilty Modeling Language) which was, at the time, believed to be the way that future websites would be built. See more »
Charles Henry "Chaz" Gracen:
Gee is that all? I mean, after this comes out, I might still be able to get a job... wearing a hair net and asking "Would you like fries with that?"
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Back in 1996 when Fox was not picking up further episodes, I called programming and pleaded with them to reconsider. I have never done that with any show before or since. Profit was by far the most entertaining and compelling drama, ever. Homicide Life on the Street was a close second but lacked the dark intrigue of Profit. The end of each episode always left one awe struck and wanting more. In an era of mind-numbing reality shows who's only virtue is that it's cheap to produce, network prime time is becoming a complete wasteland; pushing even more viewers to cable. Any network picking up the rights and reintroducing this show will have a major hit on their hands.
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