Tru Calling (2003–2005)

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A university graduate working in the city morgue is able to repeat the same day over again to prevent murders or other disasters.

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 Tru Davies (27 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Harrison Davies (27 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Davis (27 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Lindsay Walker (21 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Luc Johnston (18 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Meredith Davies (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Gardez (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Jack Harper (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
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Tru Davies, a medical grad student in Boston whose grant is suddenly pulled out from under her, takes a job at a local morgue. There, she discovers that she has the power to "re-live" the previous day over again to help the people who wrongly ended up dead. She uses this gift not only to save lives, but to help her trouble-plagued family - her older sister Meredith, a lawyer and drug addict in denial; and her younger, irresponsible, slacker, gambling brother Harrison. Written by An Eliza Dushku fan

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At the The University of Colorado at Boulder's 57th Annual Conference on World Affairs in 2005, star Eliza Dushku's mother Judith Dushku (a Professor of Government at Suffolk University) told a story about her daughter's growing dissatisfaction with the writing and her character as the show went on. According to Mrs. Dushkhu, Eliza had been promised that Tru Calling (2003) would be another "strong girl" show, in the tradition of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), and that her character would be a role model for young women. However, by about the sixth episode, Eliza was calling her mother to complain about egregiously weak and dumb traits in her character. Examples given by Mrs. Dushku include: an argument that Eliza had with the showrunners because she refused to play a scene in which Tru did not know what a map was (and she had to have a man tell her) and Eliza being told that Tru shouldn't be seen studying for her MCATs (even though she was supposed to be a medical student). Eliza also made a list of all the script instructions written to describe Tru's state of mind, and they always included words like "overwhelmed," "surprised," "shocked," and "bewildered," but never instructions for Tru to be strong, confident, or sure of herself. See more »

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In many of the episodes, the personal effects of the victims are shown with the bodies. In practice, these items are removed as evidence by the police before handing over the body to the morgue See more »

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Glenn Carpenter: There is something I always wanted to tell you, I always thought that you were the most beautiful girl in school... then you left that note in my locker...
Lindsay Walker: I left that note in your locker?
Glenn Carpenter: That note changed my life.
Lindsay Walker: It did?
Glenn Carpenter: It made me realize some very important thing... I couldn't have feelings for you, I couldn't have feelings for any girl.
Lindsay Walker: Are you telling me that my note, made you... gay?
Glenn Carpenter: A note made me gay! Let me tell you something, at 10th reunion... then the tiara is mine!
Lindsay Walker: Oh.
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Referenced in Family Guy: Family Gay (2009) See more »

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In The Air Tonight
Written by Phil Collins
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pretty good...hope it lasts
31 October 2003 | by (Williamsport, PA) – See all my reviews

I watched the premiere of Tru Calling last night and it was pretty good. I am not sure if this show will last because its time slot sucks(between survivor and friends) but I plan to watch it anyway( I will tape it because it is on opposite Survivor) The only thing I am concerned about is that if every episode is the same formula of Tru going back in time a day then the show will get old quickly. However, I will give it a shot and see what it will do. Eliza Dushku is great! I have been a fan of her work since she was in That Night. If you are a sci-fi/horror fan give Tru Calling a try before its too late!


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