An ex-CIA is the point man for a government organization dedicated to time traveling to correct errors that occurred in the previous week.
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 Frank Parker (66 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Craig Donovan (66 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Dr. Olga Vukavitch / ... (66 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Nathan Ramsey / ... (66 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Dr. Bradley Talmadge (66 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Dr. Isaac Mentnor (49 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Dr. John Ballard (47 episodes, 1998-2000)
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Frank Parker works with a special team of scientists and government officials on project Backstep. Using the Backstep device, Lt. Parker can travel back in time exactly 7 days. Once in the past, he reports in to base using code word "Conundrum" and carries out his mission to alter history for the better. Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

UPN reportedly paid $10 million for the pilot - about four times what an average pilot costs and up to ten times what networks usually contribute to them. (Mara Einstein, Media Diversity, p. 190) See more »

Quotes

Lt. Frank Parker: [on phone, trying to stop a flight doomed to crash] Yeah, a bomb, a big one! How do I know? 'Cos I'm the one that put it there! 'Cos I'm a mean, bad-ass bomber, that's why! Listen, I've been sucking in jet fumes for 17 years, you know what that does to a person? Well you're about to find out!"
[hangs up, grinning]
Lt. Frank Parker: "That was a lot more fun than it should've been.
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The credits at the end of the episode "The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" include an acknowledgment and thanks for the Canadian naval Base CFB Esquimalt, and the officers and crew of the HMCS Huron, for their cooperation in the making of the episode. See more »

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Version of Retroactive (1997) See more »

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A Great Show
19 April 2000 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best shows I've seen. It has a lot of character development and great plots. The second season has been a little weak so far, but has gotten much better as it's gone on. It's a shame it has to be on UPN because UPN isn't shown in all parts of the country.


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