A thief and conman is given the means to become invisible, and ends up working for a government agency.
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 Darien Fawkes (45 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Robert Albert Hobbes (45 episodes, 2000-2002)
Shannon Kenny ...
 Claire Keeply / ... (45 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Charles Borden / ... (45 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Albert Eberts (31 episodes, 2000-2002)
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Darian Fawkes is a petty thief and conman who is bailed out of jail by his brother in return for undergoing an experiment that implants a "quicksilver" gland in his head that allows him to turn invisible. When his brother is killed, he ends up working for a top-secret government organization (disguised as the Department of Fish & Game) in return for a counter-agent which keeps the gland from driving him insane. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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The Government's Ultimate Concealed Weapon


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The end of season one was the two part episode "Money For Nothing". After part one was aired, the Sci-Fi Channel allowed viewers to vote on line to determine the outcome of the part two cliffhanger. See more »

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Darien Fawkes: A babe named Princess Diana once said that 'If men had to have babies, they would only have one'. Truer words were never spoken.
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The Greatest Show You've Never Seen!
30 June 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am rarely won over so quickly as I was with I-Man. It is not only intelligent but also very entertaining. Consider Hobbes & Darien. When first we meet their characters, we think "These guys are going to kill each other!" by the end of the third episode you think, "I wish I had a friendship like those guys have."

The actors work so well off of each other, you can really believe that what you're seeing is real.

With the entertaining, you also get the heart-warming. Darien's struggle with the loss of his brother, for example. Check out the episodes "Johnny Apocalypse," and "Ralph," for some of the more touching stories.

Besides the excellent writing, stellar cast (Brandy Ledford not included, though you get to like her character but never to love her as you do Hobbes or Darien), great chemistry and a generally great show, you also have the more aesthetic pleasures. You have the lovely Misses Kenney and Ledford, and the gorgeous Misters Ventresca & Ben-Victor (If you like bald men, Ben-Victor is your man!). Plus the more humorously aesthetic "Eberts" and "Borden (a.k.a. "The Fat Man")."

Definitely check this show out. It's running on syndication and every Friday at 5/4c on Sci-Fi.

~J.


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