John Doe: Season 1, Episode 19

Shock to the System (4 Apr. 2003)

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After being struck by lightning, everything changes for John Doe. He can see colors, but he no longer has his super intelligence. He makes financial mistakes. He is not as effective for the police. All of this makes him doubt himself.

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Stella
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After being struck by lightning, everything changes for John Doe. He can see colors, but he no longer has his super intelligence. He makes financial mistakes. He is not as effective for the police. All of this makes him doubt himself.

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Digger: [John Doe has lost his "gift" after being struck by lightning] Well, you're always complaining about all those odd ball facts bubbling around in your head. You know, I think you'd welcome a break.
John Doe: Maybe you're right. I mean, there is no more white noise buzzing around in my brain.
Digger: Silver lining, my friend.
John Doe: No more people staring at me like I'm some kind of freak. No more nightly trivial pursuit-athons. No more email chess games with Stephen Hawking.
Digger: Now wait a second! You're playing chess with ...
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