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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
 Roger Bender (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Heather Wiseman (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Michael Wiseman (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Dr. Theodore Morris (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Narrator (20 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Lisa Wiseman (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Special Agent #1 / ... (10 episodes, 1999-2000)


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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The government gave him a new body and a new identity. What they didn't count on is... he's got a mind of his own.


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Release Date:

24 September 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A doua sansa  »

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(22 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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CBS canceled the show after one season, and the first season ended in a cliffhanger. See more »


[Dr. Morris allows Roger to believe he's God.]
Dr. Theodore Morris: You know who I am, don't you? So you know what I'm capable of, don't you? Then hear me, friend. If you breathe a word of what you've seen tonight-- if you breathe a single syllable of your theory-- I will smite your ass so fast you'll skip fight past heaven and hell and be turned straight into pus.
Roger Bender: Pus?
Dr. Theodore Morris: Pus. It's got to come from somewhere, right?
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A wonderful series - why did this suffer when others dont?
11 May 2003 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Couldn't agree more with other comments - though they have been made some time ago now.. about how good this series was.

This is coming from someone who normally doesn't enjoy watching most US drama serials. But this one had a heart and feel to it that was just special. As soon as the smooth & groove of the opening theme music came on I was loving this show. The chemistry between the "young" Eric and his "older" wife was fantastic. Dennis Haysbert played I think his best role as the government guy.

Huge shame it didn't go on..

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