Now and Again (1999–2000)

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When Michael Wiseman is killed in a tragic subway accident, the U.S. government covertly makes him an offer he can't refuse; they "keep his brain alive" and place it into a new, genetically... See full summary »

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 Roger Bender (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Heather Wiseman (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Michael Wiseman (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Dr. Theodore Morris (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Narrator (20 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Lisa Wiseman (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Special Agent #1 / ... (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
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When Michael Wiseman is killed in a tragic subway accident, the U.S. government covertly makes him an offer he can't refuse; they "keep his brain alive" and place it into a new, genetically bio-engineered body. The doctor in charge of the experiment has grand plans for him, but all Michael wants is to get back to his grieving wife and daughter. For security reasons, the government forbids such contact... not that Michael is going to let that stop him. Written by Mandolin

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24 September 1999 (USA)  »

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CBS canceled the show after one season, and the first season ended in a cliffhanger. See more »

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Michael Wiseman: I'm not what you think I am.
Lisa Wiseman: What do you think I think you are?
Michael Wiseman: I don't know... but you have to be wondering.
Lisa Wiseman: Oh. Well, maybe a year ago, I would have wondered. No, a year ago, I would've known. A year ago, I would've run away... but I have had one of those years where everything that you count on... none of it works out the way that you think that it's going to. None of it... happens the way that you planned.
Michael Wiseman: Like what?
Lisa Wiseman: Everything. Gravity. So, I look at you, and I-I-I don't know. I-I sense ...
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Great, GREAT series
7 October 2001 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

it pains me to no end that CBS cancelled this show after only one year (22 episodes). almost a year after the show is cancelled, i STILL wonder what happened to the characters. i mean, dang, i NEVER do this. it's just a tv show! but i'll be dang if this show didn't get under my skin and has refused to let go.

it's a great series, and if you have never seen it, i suggest catching its reruns on the sci-fi channel (though i hear the sci-fi channel has yanked it as well). this show does something incredibly hard: it combines sci-fi, drama, comedy, and romance, and does it in a way that is just, well, PERFECT. i mean, everything is perfect. everything is exactly...RIGHT.

the only "clear lining" i can find is that the show was cancelled in 1999, so there IS still a chance the show can start over again. it's only been 2 years, after all. or, at the very least, someone can pick up the show and do a 2-hour movie to tie up all the loose ends. you know how a show gets cancelled before its time and it doesn't wrap up any loose ends? well, this one's cliffhanger is KILLING me.

I MUST KNOW WHAT HAPPENED! SOMEONE, FOR GOD'S SAKE, PICK UP THE SERIES AND FINISH IT! PLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLEASE.


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