Computer programmer Angela Bennett discovers a shadowy group of cyber terrorists who completely erase her true identity. Falsely labeled a criminal, she finds herself on the run, and she'll never stop until she's got her life back.
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 Angela Bennett (22 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Shawn Trelawney (19 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Jacob Resh / ... (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Greg Hearney (11 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Sorcerer (9 episodes, 1998)
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 Mr. Olivier (9 episodes, 1998-1999)
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Based on the 1995 Sandra Bullock movie, this 1998 television series stars Melrose Place's Brooke Langton in the role of Angela Bennett. Angela is a computer hacker who specializes in debugging systems. On one of her routine assignments she stumbles on a plot by a secret society called the Praetorians to control the world through computer systems. Led by Trelawny, the Praetorians erase Angela's existence and replace her identity with that of Elizabeth Marx, a criminal and fugitive from the law. Aided by individuals she finds along the way and by a mystery computer email contact known as Sorcerer, Angela strives to foil the Praetorian's plans, save the world and get her life back. Written by PetrinaC <cubit@aol.com>

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Great show, too bad it's been cancelled.
4 July 1999 | by (Dover, NH) – See all my reviews

I absolutely LOVED this show! I loved the whole premise of it, and i expecially loved that Angela Bennett was a strong, intelligent woman. But, I must confess that my favorite character was Jacob Resh. What a HOTTIE!!!!!! I hope that someday USA realizes their horrible mistake of cancelling "The Net" for "Happy Hour" ??????? Jeers and 2 thumbs down to USA Networks.


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