The Pretender: Season 1, Episode 2

Every Picture Tells a Story (28 Sep. 1996)

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Jarod joins a Coast Guard search-and-rescue team to reveal what really happened to a missing fisherman.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Roy Abbot
Javi Padillo
Paul Bilson
Seattle Man
Michael Wyle ...
Jarod's YMCA Neighbor
Marjorie Monaghan ...
Martha Poole
Ed Evanko ...
Comm. Powell (as Edward Evanko)


Jarod joins a Coast Guard search-and-rescue team to reveal what really happened to a missing fisherman.

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28 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Introduction of Mr. Broots a character that will feature in almost very episode after this one but won't get a starring credit till season 4. See more »


At the end, when Poole gets promoted to Lieutenant Commander, she has the correct insignia on her shoulder epaulet, but still has Lieutenant insignia on her cap. See more »


Jarod: When are you due?
Martha Poole: I should've made L.C. months ago but Commander Powell keeps putting it off.
Jarod: Not your promotion. Your baby. I'd say from your nausea and your sore back, you're about nine weeks.
Martha Poole: My husband doesn't even know. What are you, a part-time obstetrician?
Jarod: No, but I was a midwife once.
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