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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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 »

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When Ms. Parker finds her mother's ring in the safe, she puts it on her right ring finger. Later, when she is shown with her hands on the fallen beam the ring is on her left ring finger and she has a ring on her right fore finger. This is either a continuity error, or the film frame has been reversed. See more »

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Jarod: I thought you were dead.
Alex: And a lifetime has passed since I died, just like a lifetime has happened for you. A big difference, though. I've dedicated myself to eradicating the insignificant and you've chosen to help them. The crippled, the abused, the, uh, mentally challenged. They all seem to have you as their advocate now, don't they, Jarod? Like I said, it's a flaw in your character. It's almost as if you're trying to heal thyself through your works of kindness.
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Followed by The Pretender: Island of the Haunted (2001) See more »

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gets back to basics
13 July 2001 | by (California) – See all my reviews

The further adventures of master impersonator Jarod as he rights wrongs while being pursued by the sinister organization that wants him back. Lots of plot points are revealed in this story of Jarod posing as an FBI agent to track down a killer, only to discover it's someone from his past, someone who is every bit his equal: another pretender. Meanwhile, the Centre Trio (as I call them), Miss. Parker, Sydney, and Broots, continue to unravel the secrets of the organization they work for, making startling discoveries along the way, with a major (and shocking) revelation for Miss. Parker at the climax. One of the things I didn't like about the final season of the show was that it started to get too wrapped up in its own mythology, but THE PRETENDER 2001 gets back to basics, creating a nice balance between the parallel stories of Jarod and The Centre without getting itself wound up. Thought a tad slow near the center, the film picks up again for the remainder, with a great performance by Michael T. Weiss. I can't understand why he hasn't gotten more film work; he's very talented. And of course, Miss. Parker nicely wears an ultra-skimpy skirt during the first half-hour. Not as good as some of the regular episodes (especially the first two years of the series), but I'm just thankful TNT gave so much interest in one of my favorite shows. Hopefully, the upcoming sequels will be just as good.


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