A missing persons detective finds himself caught between three parallel universes.
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 Sew Sew Tukarrs (10 episodes, 2005)
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Charlie Jade is a rogue private detective in a world dominated by greedy multinational corporations. While on an investigation, Charlie explores a secret desert facility. A massive explosion propels him from his own universe (alphaverse) to a strange parallel universe (betaverse). Soon, Charlie is drawn into a conflict that involves these two universes and one other pacifist universe (gammaverse) with unsuspected terror at its heart. Written by Anonymous

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Three worlds... One hope


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Charlie Jade's car is a Aston Martin DBS6, in production from about 1968 to about 1973. James Bond drove one in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969). It is Right Hand Drive as that is correct for Cape Town. A good one is worth about British Pound Sterling £50 000 or US $77250. See more »

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Wonderful
10 November 2008 | by (ottawa, ontario) – See all my reviews

This is a response to someone who called the show "Mesmerisingly bad".

Charlie Jade is NOT a show that you can jump into as you channel surf.

More to the point, I can't think of any other show that would come close to Charlie Jade in *seeming* to be "mesmerisingly bad" if one tried to jump in to the occasional episode now and then.

I really liked the show. I cared about the characters. I didn't know how I could deal with their problems. No clever and satisfying solutions presented themselves. Often the characters' progress seemed barely worth their trials. And the writers introduced one very neat twist to alternate reality story-telling: that some people might behave very differently while visiting different realities.

I was very disappointed when they wound up this show prematurely. But in hindsight, it seems predictable: despite PVR's and TV-series transferred to DVD, it's still too expensive to make television shows that are horrible for channel-surfers.


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