Working for the F.B.I., a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.
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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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People lie. Numbers don't. See more »


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Diane Farr was pregnant for most of the first half of season three, and her character, Megan Reeves, was temporarily reassigned to Washington, D.C., to explain her absence during the second half (while Farr was on maternity leave). Because the showrunners didn't want to have to deal with the implications of Megan being pregnant and having a baby, they instead hid the pregnancy behind increasingly large folders, bags, desks, computer monitors, and finally, extras. See more »

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Colby Granger: Colonel in Special Ops said he was the bastard son of Clint Eastwood and Yoda.
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.169 (2010) 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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All Star Cast!!
23 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

All I can say this that three of Hollywood's most under-appreciated actors are in this show. Rob Morrow in a role meant for him has been sadly missing since his Northern Exposure days. Judd Hirsch will always be remembered for Taxi, but I also loved Dear John and love seeing him play the Dad to Jeff Goldblum's character in Independence Day. David Krumholtz is, I believe, the most under-appreciated of actors out there. He has depth and comic vision and compassion that's been sadly lacking in the most recent spate of "new talent." His "I am right" attitude in this show is not presented in an "in your face" way, but in a way that you know that Charlie is completely perplexed when the math doesn't compute. I hope CBS and the viewers will give Numbers a chance to excel. P.S. BRAVO to the HOTTIE that David Krumholtz has evolved into over the last couple of years. I look forward to his evolution onto one of his generations' great actors.


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