A missing persons detective finds himself caught between three parallel universes.
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 Charlie Jade 21 episodes, 2005
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 01 Boxer 21 episodes, 2005
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 Essa Rompkin 21 episodes, 2005
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 Karl Lubinsky 21 episodes, 2005
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 Julius Galt 21 episodes, 2005
Marie-Julie Rivest ...
 Jasmine / ... 21 episodes, 2005
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 Brion Boxer 14 episodes, 2005
David Dennis ...
 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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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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Interesting show, but takes a while to get going
29 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

Still only halfway through the season as it airs on Sci-Fi. The first 8 or so episodes were really slow, and I understand why some people were turned off.

However, it is very different conceptually from any other sci-fi series I can think of, and it kept me intrigued. The writing staff was completely changed around episode 10 and things really started to come together and take off.

The acting is good, with some great performances by crazy 01 Boxer played by Michael Flippowich, as well as many in the supporting cast.

Filmed on location in South Africa, it does have definitely alien feel for those in the US. The culture is Western, but not American.

There's a lot unexpected in this show, in a good way, and it's hardly predictable. The 'hero' Charlie isn't trying to accomplish anything but getting home to his hot girlfriend. I'd recommend it for anyone who want's good sci-fi that's not in the action-adventure vein and requires a bit of intelligence on the part of the audience.


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