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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Housewife and mother Allison DuBois uses her psychic visions about dead people and the violence surrounding them to work as a part-time consultant with the local district attorney's office. Her husband, Joe, a science engineer, goes from being a skeptic to a bemused believer as Allison's gifts help solve crimes across the country. Written by Jwelch5742

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Sofia Vassilieva missed a few episodes in season 5 because she was shooting My Sister's Keeper (2009). She had to shave her head for the role and Patricia Arquette supported her by doing the same, which explains why the two of them had short hair at the beginning of season 6. See more »

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

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Allison Dubois: Ow!
[pulls a portable phone out of couch cushions]
Joe Dubois: Wow. You one of those people who can talk out of their ass?
Allison Dubois: It's not funny.
Joe Dubois: It's kind of funny.
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.171 (2010) See more »

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Up to date version of "Seeing Things" (1981)
26 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Medium reminds me a lot of an old CBC series from 1981 called "Seeing Things". Both Louis Ciccone and Medium's Allison DuBois have visions and the ability to look beyond obvious clues and are instrumental in police investigations. Allison has a supportive family unit and is an ordinary mother who tries to balance family life with her part time work for the police. The addition of recurring character Det. Lee Scanlon should prove interesting in future episodes, as Allison & Scanlon did not have an amiable first meeting. And the latest episode titled "Night Of The Wolf" also introduces Allison's youngest daughter as also having a special gift of being able to see dead people. Looking good so far, this series has a good though not original premise. If you're familiar with Seeing Things and also enjoyed the three season series "Millenium" starring Lance Henrickson, give Medium a chance.


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