Millennium: Season 1, Episode 9

Wide Open (I) (3 Jan. 1997)

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Frank tries to catch a killer who is targeting families with expensive security systems.


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Episode credited cast:
James Glen
Stephen J. Lang ...
Det. Bob Giebelhouse (as Stephen James Lang)
Pablo Coffey ...
Nevada Ash ...
Patricia Highsmith
Beverly Bunn
Sandra Ferens ...
Mary Kay Highsmith
John Highsmith
Officer Shaw (as Roger Cross)
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Frank gets a call from Bob asking for help on a terrible case. A young couple has been brutally murdered inside their own home, while their young daughter was forced to watch. Oddly, the couple had a high-tech security system in place, but the alarm never went off until after the crime was finished. Now that the child is in the hospital, Bob wants to interview her as soon as possible. Catherine, who is providing counseling, insists that while the girl may be able to ID the killer, forcing her to re-live the event may push her irrevocably beyond treatment. Meanwhile, the killer strikes again at another house, once more somehow defeating the most advanced security systems money can buy. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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The name of the little girl who witnessed her parents' murder, Patricia Highsmith, is a reference to the suspense novelist of the same name, best known for such works as 'Strangers on a Train' and 'The Talented Mr. Ripley', among others. See more »


References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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