Ben is apprehended. Judy looks into Peter's information. Kelton and Lin Mei investigate strange activity at an area reservoir.


(as Fred Keller)




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Agent Lin Mei (as Ming-Na)
Tiersa Adams


Ben Wilson is questioned hard by FBI Agent Graham Kelton, but maintains even to his court-appointed lawyer Brent Sullivan to be innocent of the killing. Alas Marcy Collins (there are various flash-backs about them becoming an item) testified against him, but tells her dad Ben was set up and is the father of her baby; Ben refuses to see her again; Quinn's number is disconnected. Jessica tells her ex, the senator, that the kids now need both of them. TV recordings learn Kelton there must have been a video in the elevator, the senator keeps silent about the cryptic real demand on it, which he believes to be to support the presidential nomination for Supreme Court. Kelton's young daughter got another Nathan prayer card from an unknown man in church, with an address on it, now flooded by Atlanta's Acacia City reservoir; sneaking around it, Kelton sees men, gets held at gun point, struggles, is saved from strangulation by his partner. Sonar finds a body in the water, in a flooded ... Written by KGF Vissers

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11 September 2006 (USA)  »

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Vanished: Before the Flood is worth it taking its own sweet time
13 September 2006 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

In this episode, we find Marcy is pregnant and that a year ago at a Christmas party, she was caught with a judge by Sara. Sara promised to not tell Marcy's father if she dropped the affair. This is when Marcy decided to go with Ben who was a waiter at the time. In present time, Ben now knows Marcy sent him to jail and won't talk to her. Agent Kelton picks up his daughter in church but not before she temporary disappears and is given a card with a church address. After daughter is given to woman who may be his ex-wife, Kelton gives card to partner who finds church no longer exists and is now a lake reservoir that was founded in 1996 which was around the time the mayor's wife disappeared. There is a grave of old Civil War headstones in the lake but among them is a modern casket...After last weeks action-packed episode, this one takes its time to move things along. Ming-Na's character seems to be better defined here after the first three episodes in which she seemed to be used mostly for exposition. Penelope Ann Miller does a good guest turn as the senator's ex-wife. Vanished keeps getting better with each episode. Here's hoping it gets picked up for the full season!

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