Seven Days: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot: Part 1 (7 Oct. 1998)

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The President and Vice President were killed in a terrorist attack. Now it seems that a secret branch of the government has in their possession technology from the alien landing at Roswell,... See full summary »



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Episode credited cast:
Jenna Lyn Ward ...
Patricia Parker
Karl Pretzneff
Dana MacMillian (as Bridget Ann White)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Timothy Dale Agee ...
Candidate #3
Noel William Berman ...
Crying Inmate


The President and Vice President were killed in a terrorist attack. Now it seems that a secret branch of the government has in their possession technology from the alien landing at Roswell, and they were able to use it to create a time machine that can send someone back in time seven days. And they would like to send someone back before this happened and tell what's going to happen before it does so they can prevent it. Now all they need is someone to send back, as the trip is excruciating. Frank Parker is an ex-Navy SEAL and CIA operative who has been confined to a mental hospital. He has been chosen as their "chrononaut" (or time traveler), as he has a high tolerance for pain, but at the same time he's a bit of a wildcard, as he doesn't like to be told what to do, or follow rules. Written by <>

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7 October 1998 (USA)  »

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The van with the nerve gas was to be positioned upwind of the White House so the wind would carry it in. In the climax, Parker is walking towards the van with the White House in the background. The White House flag clearly shows the wind blowing towards the van. See more »


Lt. Frank Parker: They just gave me an IQ test the other day. You guys think I've gotten smarter since then?
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Great time-travel yarn
9 July 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I just saw this tonight and this has to be one of the best TV pilots I've seen in years. If the series is this good, I'll be watching every week. The plot is an inventive blend of THE TERMINATOR, STARGATE and the old TIME TUNNEL, and moves like a lightning bolt. A great script and a great cast (I kept wondering why Alan Scarfe looked so familiar, till I recalled he starred in the TV series based on Jules Verne's MYSTERIOUS ISLAND). Anybody who nods off during this one has no soul!

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