John is having visions that cause him to black out. The visions lead him to the dead body of an unidentified man. Several clues on the body of the unidentified man lead Doe to the Phoenix Group. What...
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Anthony Michael Hall,
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John Doe is an intelligent adventure series, named after the main character, albeit not by name: 'John Doe' is called thus because nobody knows the name of the man who literally fell from the sky, naked, in the sea near an obscure island. When Cambodian fishermen save him, it soon becomes clear his memory is in a paradoxical state: he has total amnesia concerning his own past, even his real name, but has more factual knowledge stored in his brain then even the Google computer banks on every possible other subject, as if he had memorized the Library of Congress, so one rarely needs to read anything when he's around. He also is intelligent and inquisitive enough to understand and use much of that knowledge, and keeps rolling into all kinds of weird mysteries, teaming up with various characters, each of which must first be convinced he's legit, such as police detectives Frank Hayes and Jamie Avery, but gets frustrated by finding his own story the most elusive, probably linked to some ... Written by
"John Doe" is a fascinating show with characters that are surprisingly real for such a surreal work.
Begin with John himself, a man with total personal amnesia yet he knows virtually everything else! If you suddenly understood complex mathematics and statistical probability, wouldn't you use that knowledge to get rich? John does. Newly rich, Doe also acquires an identity so that he can have a life while he tries to find his old one.
Encountering a missing child's image, he begins a quest to help police find her, initially believing that she must be connected to him, for he sees her in color despite being color blind.
Who is John Doe? He's a real guy, wanting a nice place but quick to help other's when he can.
Surrounding Doe are a cast of characters, including Lt. Jamie Avery, a tough policewoman who questions Doe's helpfulness; Hayes, a police officer who sees Doe as a valuable ally and possibly a friend; Digger, a bar owner with a philosophical nature hidden by a gruff exterior; and Karen, a vibrant eighteen-year-old art student who might prove John's best chance of regaining his lost memory
If you enjoyed the surrealistic "Twin Peaks", or were a fan of the less dour episodes of "The X-Files", give "John Doe" a chance. You might find yourself liking the man, even if you don't know who he really is.
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