Working for the F.B.I., 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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Ironically, David Krumholtz (who failed Algebra I twice, and hated math in school) plays a mathematician, while Dylan Bruno (who graduated from M.I.T. with a math-heavy engineering degree) plays the math-challenged F.B.I. Agent. See more »

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Charlie Eppes: You know, this isn't the first time I've received a love letter. When I published my first article in the American Journal of Mathematics I was invited to spend the weekend at a bed and breakfast in Santa Barbara.
Dr. Larry Fleinhardt: Yeah? Did you go?
Charlie Eppes: Ah, I was fourteen. My mother had to break the news to a very embarrassed female professor at Berkley.
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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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Novel Concept
23 January 2005 | by (University of Florida) – See all my reviews

As opposed to some users that write comments before viewing a new show/film, I just finished watching the first episode and I am so far very impressed. While the show may lose some points for taking the "safe route" of being yet another crime drama, I felt that the show's unique concept of mathematical probability dictating life (a la "Pi") and unconventional lead roles set it apart from its predecessors. I've never even been a big fan of any of the CSI series, but found this show very entertaining and watchable. I'm also happy to see that Sabrina Lloyd (Sliders) is still alive and well on the planet Earth.

Some viewers seem to let prejudices decide whether or not they like a show, but I've taken a look at the evidence, and I happen to be looking forward to the rest of the series.


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