Strange World (1999– )

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"The X-Files" executive producer Howard Gordon presents an exploration of a nefarious world where "big business" funds "big science", and the answers Paul Turner finds lead to more questions than have ever been imagined.

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 Capt. Paul Turner (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Dr. Sidney MacMillan (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
Sandra Quarterman ...
 Major Lynne Reese (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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"The X-Files" writer/executive producer Howard Gordon presents an exploration of a nefarious world where "big business" funds "big science," and the answers Paul Turner finds lead to more questions than have ever been imagined. After exposure to chemical weapons during the Gulf War, ex-Government scientist Turner spent six isolated years fighting for his life until an enigmatic Asian woman saved him with a miraculous cure... that lasted only temporarily. Ever since, the illness has regularly returned to ravage Turner's body until the woman mysteriously reappears to provide another dose. After a six year absence, Turner returns to the Army as a Special Investigator in charge of tracking down the Frankensteins of the world. Turner's belief that the government is too slow and inefficient to protect us from the unchecked advances of science proves to be all too true in this show that features such ripped- from-the-headlines fare as cloning and genetic engineering. Written by Anonymous

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Brilliant!!!
1 November 2000 | by (Johannesburg, South Africa) – See all my reviews

I consider myself fortunate in that we saw almost all the episodes in SA. Outstanding concept, well mixed with drama, mystery, excitement and, best of all, a marvellous human emotional slant.

Contrary to what studio executives may think, we really do need a continuation of this series.


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