Numb3rs (2005–2010)

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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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According to an interview that Rob Morrow gave to 'The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles', the Eppes family was not explicitly identified as Jewish until the fifth season, when Morrow asked the showrunners to make a point of it and to include a storyline in which his character, Don, starts to explore his religion (Morrow may have forgotten that in the season four episode "Robin Hood," Charlie does mention that he is Jewish). There were some implicit references to the family's Judaism earlier than that, however, including the comment in the very first episode about Alan serving brisket on Friday nights and Don and Charlie's conversation in the Season 3 episode "Provenance" about how it was weird that their mother had wanted a Christmas tree. See more »

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Don Eppes: Dad, sorry, we gotta go.
Alan Eppes: Sure, right. Couldn't get any worse.
Don Eppes: Listen: alcohol. Lots of alcohol.
Alan Eppes: For who?
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Referenced in Privileged: All About Betrayal (2009) See more »

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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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