Odyssey 5 (2002–2004)

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After witnessing the destruction of the Earth from orbit, a group of astronauts is sent back in time and given 5 years to prevent the disaster from happening.

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 Chuck Taggart (19 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Kurt Mendel (19 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Neil Taggart (19 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Sarah Forbes (19 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Angela Perry (19 episodes, 2002-2003)
Gina Clayton ...
 Paige Taggart (11 episodes, 2002-2003)
Jim Codrington ...
 Troy Johnson (11 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Marc Taggart (10 episodes, 2002)
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 Paul Forbes (9 episodes, 2002-2003)
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The astronaut crew of a space shuttle looks on in horror as they witness the violent destruction of the Earth. However, they are given a chance to change humanity's fate when a sympathetic alien sends them five years into the past. Their mission--find out who's responsible for the plot to destroy the planet. Can they deal with their own pasts while saving the world from the mysterious organism known only as "Leviathan?" Written by Anonymous

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Earth can be darker than space.

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[V.O. intro from every episode except pilot]
Chuck Taggart: We saw the Earth destroyed, and in a heartbeat everything and everyone we knew was gone. There were five of us, the crew of the space shuttle Odyssey, and we were the only survivors. A mysterious being who called himself The Seeker rescued us and sent us back in time. And now we have five years to live over, five years to discover who or what destroyed the Earth, five years to stop it from happening again.
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Great show, wish we got more of it.
6 January 2003 | by (St Louis, MO) – See all my reviews

Showtime really hit a homerun with this show. It's smart, sexy and does insightful, thought provoking sci-fi that favorably compares with the first couple of X-Files season. There are supposed to be 20 episodes but only 14 have seen air time (to 1/03) and is appears that a second season won't be done. A real pity because this one is a gem. With this one going away, and Farscape no longer around, there is a shortage of intelligent science fiction on television. Watch what you can of this and just dream about what it could have been.


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