The Visitor (1997–1998)

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Adam MacArthur disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle 50 years ago. Now he has escaped and has come back to help steer Earth away from a path of destruction. He travels the U.S. helping the ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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 Adam MacArthur (13 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 FBI Agent Douglas Wilcox / ... (13 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Agent Nicholas LaRue (13 episodes, 1997-1998)
John Storey ...
 Agent Craig Van Patten (13 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Colonel James Vise (13 episodes, 1997-1998)
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Adam MacArthur disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle 50 years ago. Now he has escaped and has come back to help steer Earth away from a path of destruction. He travels the U.S. helping the right people put their lives on track, all the while being pursued by government agents and the aliens that abducted him. Written by LepricahnsGold

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TV series was the first to feature a parallel Web show, creating a "two screen entertainment experience". The internet show featured the same actors, a shared team of writers and was created by Razorfish founder and film producer Richard D. Titus. See more »

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A very well done show
13 February 1999 | by (Boston, MA USA) – See all my reviews

"The Visitor" was headed for greatness. It's unfortunate that it was only allowed to grace our television screens for 13 episodes. With such a high profile production team, established writers in the genre and an excellent cast, the show couldn't fail. All of the characters were quite likable, the plot believable (in an unbelievable kind of way), and the production value ranked right up there with any great sci-fi motion picture.

The show unfolded with a mature spin on today's attitudes and mindsets. The long story arc approach was brilliant; it got better and better after each episode. It was this exemplary writing style that brought viewers back each week, not the typical "part 1", "part 2" gimmick of using a hair-raising scene at the end of an episode that some novice writers often employ.

The actors were equally brilliant and entertaining as well. Their focus and enthusiasm toward the show and its message pervaded their performance so much that the viewer could relate and connect with their characters as if they were real people. I guess that's what it's all about, isn't it?

Anyway, it would be nice to see more episodes produced someday. The fans all remain hopeful.


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