Lt. Hobbes is sent into a VR wargame simulation where he is to terminate a renegade General who has taken control of the program.

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 Lt. Thomas Hobbes (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Mike Pinnochio (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 General Omar Santiago (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Florence (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Waters (5 episodes, 1999-2000)
Vinnie ...
 Dexter the Dog (5 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Sophie Green (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Inga Fossa (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Republican Guard Soldier (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Sergeant Escalante (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Captain Wolfe (2 episodes, 2000)
Michael David Simms ...
 Lt. Colonel Gilovich (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Tracker #1 / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
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Lt. Hobbes volunteers to test the army's newest tool, a virtual reality training machine code named "Harsh Realm." Once attached to the machine, Hobbes discovers that the VR world is controlled by the renegade soldier Omar Santiago. While Hobbes body remains in a coma, his mind lives on in the VR world, where he must join forces with an underground force in their attempt to overthrow Santiago. Written by Mike Konczewski

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Despite its plot similarities, "Harsh Realm" was created and shot prior to the release of "The Matrix" (1999). It was aired, however, about three months after the release of the movie. See more »

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In the title sequence, Hobbes's military ID card lists his rank and military pay grade as "LT/03". Hobbes is Army, and that rank/pay grade is consistent for the Navy. See more »

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Mike Pinnochio: If I can't eat it, bang it or burn it, I'm sure as hell not gonna learn it.
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In the opening credits for "Three Percenters", Alan C. Peterson is listed both third and fifth among the guest stars. See more »

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Referenced in X-Men (2000) See more »

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Now this is what I call a great sci-fi show!

I loved every minute of this show. D.B. Sweeney has been a favourite of mine for years and it was pure delight to see him on TV again. I was told that the show was cancelled after the first season - I would personally like to slap the person who made that decision.

For all those poor souls who didn't watch the show - you have no idea what you were missing. I did not expect Carter to make another

"X-Files" (of which I am a huge fan), and he didn't. He was very original and created something that I've never seen before. Thanks for making this show - it was great!


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