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A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
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Complete series cast summary:
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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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Detective Joe Miller comes into possession of a seemingly innocuous motel room key while working on a murder case. The key can open every door and take him into a motel room that seems to exist outside of normal time and space. However, if he leaves something in the motel room that did not originally come from there, 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 Eye and the Prime Object," the cartoon Isaac is watching in the beginning is To Build a Better Mousetrap (1999), an animated short by series co-creator Christopher Leone. 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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This is a great Mini Series
12 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love what i have watched so far. The first hour of it was kinda not interesting for me. But as soon as it started to pick up and i saw Julianna i loved it. The acting is great from Julianna and Peter. The others are good. This mini series is very different from what i have watched. It keeps you hooked especially if you have never heard of these things. SciFi has finally showed something that doesn't suck. It would be great if this turned in to an actual show. It doesn't just throw a bunch of information your way. All three parts are worth watching. This was a great mini series compared to the other crap thats on TV these days. It would be great if they release this on DVD or in some other way. This is definitely worth watching.


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