Suburban mom Allison Dubois attempts to balance family life with solving mysteries using her special gift. The dead send her visions of their deaths or other crimes while she sleeps.
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 Allison Dubois / ... (130 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 D.A. Manuel Devalos / ... (130 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Ariel Dubois / ... (130 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Bridgette Dubois / ... (130 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Joe Dubois / ... (130 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Detective Lee Scanlon / ... (121 episodes, 2005-2011)
Miranda Carabello ...
 Marie Dubois / ... (75 episodes, 2005-2011)
Madison Carabello ...
 Marie Dubois / ... (46 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Lynn DiNovi / ... (40 episodes, 2005-2011)
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Allison Dubois works in the Phoenix District Attorney's office. She uses her psychic abilities to help crack criminal cases. Her dreams often give her clues to the whereabouts of missing people, and by touching someone she often gets to see beneath the facade into the person's soul. Allison juggles this stressful job with her role as wife and mother of three children, including a daughter who seems to be developing similar powers. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Child actresses Madison Carabello and Miranda Carabello are real-life twin sisters who both share the role of Marie Dubois. Because of restrictive child labor laws in the film industry, the sisters alternate their parts enabling them produce a greater body of work playing the same character in the series. See more »

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Throughout the show, Allison calls Devalos 'districK attorney', not 'districT attorney'. See more »

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[Allison is hunting for her keys]
Joe Dubois: Keys? I would think even to get a psychic learner's permit you'd have to be able to find a lost set of...
Allison Dubois: [holding them] Keys?
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"Medium" allows for an escape - not an explanation
22 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to disagree with anyone who says this show is "corny," "unbelievable," or glamorizes a "supernatural talent." The essence of good fiction does promote the suspension of disbelief to the point in which the characters, events, and plot are believable. If you watch the show for realistic events, true plots and characters, then, yes, this show will be a disappointment. If, however, you wish to escape the constant bombardment of "reality TV," this show is an excellent diversion.

The characters, the plots, the dialog, and the premise itself may not be all that believable, but neither were "Baywatch," "Melrose Place," or "Dukes of Hazzard." And look how long they lasted! Those who have just one hour to try this show, try keeping an open mind to the talent of the actors and watch for the sake of watching, not scientific evidence.


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