The Lost Room (2006)

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A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.

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 Joe Miller (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Jennifer Bloom (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Wally Jabrowski (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Dr. Martin Ruber (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Lee Bridgewater (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Anna Miller (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Karl Kreutzfeld (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Isaac Kreutzfeld (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Anthony (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Lou Destefano (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Margaret Milne (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Suzie Kang (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Helen Ruber (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Howard 'The Weasel' Montague (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Arjun Mehta (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Eddie McCleister / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Little Jim (2 episodes, 2006)
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A policeman uncovers a key while working on a murder case. The key can open every door and take him into a motel room, but if you leave something there that doesn't belong to you, it will be gone as soon as the room "resets"... He discovers that there are special objects hidden in different places. They don't look special, but they have special powers. When his daughter disappears and he is framed for killing his partner, he must find a way to bring her back from the room, while working with different groups and people searching for the objects. But who can he really trust when everyone goes crazy after touching the objects... Written by Johnny4747

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In the Lost Room Promo that aired on the SciFi Channel, it has a different child actress being lost in the room than was actually used in the mini-series. See more »

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After Miller returns from the vault with The Bus Ticket, he hands it back to Wally. When Wally went to place it in his jacket pocket, a bare part of The Ticket rubbed across his finger. He should have been transported to the street. See more »

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great writing and nice production
13 December 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This mini-series is quite original and I found it very entertaining. The idea is pretty wild and far fetched but they make a lot out of it. As with so many mini series the first two episodes are better than the 'conclusion' which really only sets possible future episodes up. That being said, this is the best thing I saw on TV this year. The lost room reminds me of 'Dark City' with the surreal reality that it creates. I also liked the fact that ordinary items, or 'objects' are used as props to advance the story in a very cheap yet efficient way.

The production value is good and the atmosphere created is very convincing. The acting is great for a TV production and I wouldn't mind if 'The Lost Room' would be picked up for a full season.


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