Ghost Whisperer: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (23 Sep. 2005)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Fantasy
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The spirit of a soldier disturbs Melinda at her wedding.

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Melinda Gordon has seen, heard and talked to ghosts since she was a child with the guidance of her grandmother, helping spirits to cross to the other side. On her wedding day with the paramedic Jim Clancy, the ghost of Sergeant Paul Adams, who was missing in action in Vietnam, comes to her, asking Melinda to contact his son Michael Adams. Michael believes Melinda is a fraud, but when his wife forces him to call the Pentagon giving the leads Melinda gave them, the army finds the remains of his father. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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In the pilot, Melinda looks for a name on a war memorial in the town square. The same name - "Lt. Ryan Beeman" (not the name she is looking for) - is the top name on two sides of the monument - under both "Gulf War" and "Vietnam War." See more »

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In the Pilot, the ghost of Vietnam Veteran Sgt. Paul Adams is wearing plain Olive drab (green) jungle fatigues, correct for the 1960s, but by the time he supposedly died, it was 1972 and his unit (5th ID), as most U.S. Army units, had changed to the "Nam Leaf pattern" camouflage (ERDL) uniform for several years already. See more »

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Grandma: Sit next to this man, Melinda; we're going to help him.
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11 November 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Melinda Gordon has seen, heard and talked to ghosts since she was a child with the guidance of her grandmother, helping spirits to cross to the other side. On her wedding day with the paramedic Jim Clancy, the ghost of Sergeant Paul Adams, who was missing in action in Vietnam, comes to her, asking Melinda to contact his son Michael Adams. Michael believes Melinda is a fraud, but when his wife forces him to call the Pentagon giving the leads Melinda gave them, the army finds the remains of his father.

The pilot-episode of "Ghost Whisperer" promises an interesting series supported by the sweet Jennifer Love Hewitt. The simple story is beautiful, but predictable and without any surprises or twists. It is difficult to understand why the soldier of a war of the 60's and 70's has expected so many years to contact Melinda. My vote is six.

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