Working for the FBI, a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.
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 Charlie Eppes / ... (119 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Don Eppes (118 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Alan Eppes (114 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 David Sinclair (114 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Amita Ramanujan (99 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Dr. Larry Fleinhardt (94 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Colby Granger (93 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Megan Reeves (60 episodes, 2005-2008)
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In the Los Angeles office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent Don Eppes and his team investigate critical and baffling crimes with a special edge. That advantage is Don's brother, Charles Eppes, a brilliant universalist mathematician who uses the science of mathematics with its complex equations to ferret out the most tricky criminals. With this team, the forces of evil learn their number is up. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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How do you solve a crime in a city of 8 million? It's all in the numbers. See more »


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Many regulars and guest stars on this show had previously worked with star David Krumholtz on other projects. Krumholtz had already played Judd Hirsch's son in the 1992 Broadway play 'Conversations With My Father'; Krumholtz played Peter MacNicol's camper in Addams Family Values (1993); Krumholtz and guest star Neil Patrick Harris appeared together in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) and its sequel. Also Joseph Gordon-Levitt who appeared in the episode Sacrifice worked with David in the film '10 Things I Hate About You.' See more »

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Don Eppes: [picks up paper airplane off floor] Who made this?
Charlie Eppes: Me. Why?
Don Eppes: Well, wings are a little thin here, buddy.
Dr. Larry Fleinhardt: Hey, wait, wait, let me see this.
Charlie Eppes: Forgive me if all my years of advanced applied mathematics take issue with that assessment.
Don Eppes: Yeah, well, you'll forgive me if all my years of high school detention say I'm right.
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Once in a Lifetime
Written by David Byrne, Brian Eno, Chris Frantz (as Christopher Frantz),
Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymouth (as Martina Weymouth)
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Rare Gem for the Whole Family
21 October 2005 | by (Utah, USA) – See all my reviews

Numb3rs is a rare gem in the world of modern television. When most shows revel in outrageous and offensive behavior, those of us seeking a high-quality show finally have something to watch. This show isn't centered around cruelty, lewdness or malice, but teamwork and family, things most programs today lack. Rob Morrow and David Krumholtz are perfect as brothers Don and Charlie, who are almost complete opposites, yet they work together well to solve the problems that arise in each episode. And the other members of the cast are just as important as the two main characters. Each member of the team has something to contribute, and by the end of the show, you get the impression that the resolution wouldn't have been reached if any one person was left out of the picture. This show isn't about solving crimes as much as it's about working together and realizing that one person can't accomplish very much alone. True, the dialog can be a little forced at times, but everything else in the show is so enjoyable, any weaknesses in the writing are forgivable. This is a show the whole family can watch comfortably.


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