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A team of scientific researchers belonging to a scientific group that investigates reports of paranormal phenomena. A procedural format that follows a hand-full of characters on their assigned cases, the investigations would either be determined to have rational/explainable causes or be determined to be paranormal in-nature. Loosely inspired by a real-life organization and true-events. Written by IMDB Researcher

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The O.S.I.R. (Office of Scientific Investigation and Research) depicted in the series was in-fact an actual organization, incorporated in several countries (including the U.S.) until its acquisition in 2000. Contrary to the dramatized version depicted in "PSI Factor", the organization primarily specialized in environmental and biological assessments and the independent analysis of scientific findings. A small "Anomalistics" division within the organization was the inspiration for the series. See more »

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Matt Praeger: Between doing her hair in ponytails and swooning over the Backstreet Boys, it seems my daughter's been dabbling in witchcraft. But apparently it's okay, see, because it's the good kind.
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Referenced in Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000) See more »

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A tv show where less is more....something different than the X FILES.
2 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

The show could have done a crop circles episode or the like, yet managed, in it's third and fourth seasons to crank out some decent tv episodes. The first two seasons were not bad but came from a different angle...they went more for a psuedo tv science investigation show. I enjoyed this program which was a success moderately in most tv markets. Episodes like WINDING CLOTH, while interesting fell short of potential...yet, these people are writing and I am not. (except for a protoype script) The show used rather talented actors and writers and wasn't quite up to the par of FOREVER KNIGHT but this was not the intention. I am saddened that the host did not write one himself. He is a afficianado of the occult, religion and strange happens, UFO's, ghosts and other curiosities. The show could warrant a revival but this seems unlikely. The digital effects were good. one thing you have to understand about canadian shows, they rely on the LESS IS MORE mentality, or bang for the buck budget productions. This made for a interesting show that tried to stress substance and scientific reason over the X FILES conspiracy minded approach, however, with episodes like ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WILD WEST, I was inspired....at times it almost met TWILIGHT ZONE expectations.


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