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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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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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According to Patricia Arquette, one of the producers of the show asked her to lose some weight. Arquette refused, arguing her character had three children and (like Arquette herself) had no problem with her mom-look. See more »

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

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Joe's Dad: I'll be damned if I know what my son sees in you.
Allison Dubois: It's okay. You already are damned.
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5 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Since the success of "Sixth Sense," many characters in the movies and on television have been seeing dead people. Allison, a law student with a husband and three kids, is one of them. This series is based on a real-life, gifted medium. She is portrayed by Patricia Arquette. Having seen the real Allison Dubois and heard her speak, this is great casting.

The episodes I've seen thus far have been entertaining, refreshing, intriguing, and a nice break from the usual fare on network television, i.e., bachelors, survivors, bachelorettes, and makeover victims. Arquette's performance is understated, that of a likable character with an offbeat, supportive husband, cute kids, and a bizarre relationship with the spirit world. The guest cast tends towards the quirky, making them interesting. Allison's visions are more focused than the rather far-fetched images the young woman gets on "Missing," probably because Allison is not only seeing, but talking to, dead people.


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