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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 Detective Lee Scanlon / ... (121 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Marie Dubois / ... (75 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 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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Seeing is believing. See more »


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Patricia Arquette and Jake Weber are the only actors to appear in every episode. See more »

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The show is set in Phoenix, AZ, which is in Maricopa County. In at least a couple of episodes, when there is a scene in the courtroom, the court is called to order in "Mariposa County." Also, whenever they show the county seal in court or a state government building, it also reads "Mariposa County." See more »

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Bridgette Dubois: Don't let her chop my head off!
Joe Dubois: Chop your head off?
[to Allison]
Joe Dubois: You bringing your work home with you again?
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Successful Combination of Sci-Fi, Crime and Family Drama
4 February 2005 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

I haven't been this enthusiastic about a TV show for awhile. The actors are top notch and the stories interesting. In my opinion, the core of the show is not the cases the main character (Allison) investigates or even her psychic abilities. Rather, its how her abilities affect her relationships with others (especially her husband). So far my favorite episode has been "A Couple of Choices" but I can't explain why. I love how the husband and children are portrayed. I have a small crush on the husband (Joe) and the kids argue with each other just like normal kids. (I got a real kick hearing the eldest daughter tattle that the younger one hadn't brushed her teeth - rather she just got the toothbrush wet.) Allison is so down to earth that she is easy to related to.

So few crime or science fiction shows effectively incorporate family drama. Medium is a refreshing change!


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