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
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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
[Parker has just Backstepped into space near the Global Space Station and made the Conundrum call
Dr. Bradley Talmadge
Where are you Conundrum?
Lt. Frank Parker
Well, I'm not in Kansas anymore.
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
Referenced in On the Set of Sightlines