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Jarod reunites with two old friends and unleashes some powerful Centre revelations. Also Jarod and Miss Parker learn more about their pasts.

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He is a master of disguise. She is a master of the hunt. Let the chase begin.


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There were four Pretenders movies planned, but because of bad ratings only two were produced. See more »


The explosion at the beginning of the movie spreads to the street level and throws a parked car on the right of the street up in the air. The series ended with the same explosion, and that car was on the left of the street. See more »


Alex: I'm not a psychopath. I'm a sociopath. There's a difference. See, a psychopath is insane. He can't distinguish between wrong and right. A sociopath knows the difference. He just doesn't have a conscience, you know? So he doesn't care.
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The Pretender's back from the dead again
10 March 2001 | by (Blue Cove, DE) – See all my reviews

There are television shows among us

Shows in which the main character can become anyone he wants to be

In 1996, a network known as NBC isolated a young show named THE PRETENDER and exploited its genius for their ratings

Then one day, THE PRETENDER ran away...

SLM and CVS have outdone themselves again. The movie didn't answer many questions but I'm am in no way complaining. When the next movie airs we will get some answers. From what I've heard it will be better than this one. Once a pretender fan, always a pretender fan. Watch the show every weeknight on TNT.

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