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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The real Allison DuBois serves as a consultant to the show. See more »

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Throughout the show, Allison calls Devalos 'districK attorney', not 'districT attorney'. 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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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.158 (2010) See more »

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it's not as far fetched as the premise may seem
23 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've known women who have had premonitions - one even gets weird twinklings where she blurts out things while watching the news - and then whatever info she states comes out to be true.

So this show really works for me. It could have easily gone for some kind of sensationalism and quickly sunk to the bottom, but the writers have decided to reach for something more meaningful by creating an everyday household trying to deal with an unique situation. In doing so they have made the fantastic seem much more plausible and have given the show a sturdy foundation.

If you are looking for refreshingly crisp dialogue and some excellent acting within a show that makes you think, then please give Medium a try. It's so much better than all those so called "reality" shows, or the posturing in such shows as CSI where the writers cover up their lack of skill by having the stars look meaningfully into the camera.

It's funny how a show that many think has an outlandish premise can actually come off as being so much more realistic.


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