Medium (2005–2011)

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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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 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 / ... (73 episodes, 2005-2011)
Madison Carabello ...
 Marie Dubois / ... (43 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Lynn DiNovi / ... (39 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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Inspired by the real-life "psychic", Allison DuBois. 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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5 March 2005 | by (United States) – 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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