Dollhouse: Season 1, Episode 6

Man on the Street (20 Mar. 2009)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
8.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.7/10 from 658 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 9 critic

Ballard gets a lead on a possible Dollhouse client and he finds more than he expected. Meanwhile at the Dollhouse, an active is being abused, possibly by another active.

Director:

Writers:

(created by), , 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2895 titles
created 09 Sep 2011
 
a list of 3885 titles
created 06 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 205 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 9 months ago
 
list image
a list of 12 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Man on the Street (20 Mar 2009)

Man on the Street (20 Mar 2009) on IMDb 8.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dollhouse.
« Previous Episode | 7 of 27 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
Echo / Rebecca Mynor
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Academic (as Ben Bodé)
...
...
...
Ivy
...
...
...
Tanaka (as Mark A. Sheppard)
Edit

Storyline

While a street reporter interviews random passersby about the urban legend of the Dollhouse, Ballard continues his obsessive quest for evidence of its existence, leading to an encounter with dot-com billionaire Joel Mynor, where he finally meets Echo face-to-face in her "programmed" state, and learns a little more about the Dollhouse clientèle. Meanwhile, it appears that Victor has been sexually abusing Sierra. DeWitt wants to have Victor sent to "the Attic", but Boyd suspects all may not be as it appears. Elsewhere, Ballard increasingly confides in his neighbor Mellie, and finally begins a romance with her, unaware that he may be putting her in danger by doing so. DeWitt decides to take more decisive action against the threat posed by Ballard - with unexpected consequences. And there are ominous hints that the Dollhouse may be much more than it appears. Written by matt-282

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 March 2009 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In "Man on the Street" we see that it cost one of their clients $439,000,000 to engage Echo. See more »

Goofs

As Ballard enters the kitchen, you can see the a cameraman's reflection in the oven. See more »

Quotes

Adelle DeWitt: Topher did everything he knows to remove the experience. Ignorance in this case, truly is bliss.
Laurence Dominic: I don't think they're as ignorant as they're supposed to be.
Adelle DeWitt: No. We're working on it.
See more »

Connections

References Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Dream
(uncredited)
by Greg Laswell
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The best episode yet
21 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We all knew that Whedon had it up his sleeve but was waiting to pull it out. This episode was simply brilliant. You expected four in one episode. This will be the episode that will guide the series from here. I was disappointed with some of the earlier episodes *cough*episode 1*cough*episode 3*cough* but this episode shows Whedon is back. The episode well, what can I say without going into spoiler territory? Well, it shows an enormous change in the FBI character's plot and a change to the way Echo will behave and it adds a new question to the story that you will have to see for yourself in the episode and it gave insight into the scale of the Dollhouse.


23 of 27 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What other cities do you think have Dollhouses? ehaas-3
Just got both seasons Wasteland_Vault_Boy
Just Started This Show (Like it so far) ehaas-3
Just watched it tommyinglis-203-847476
TV Characters with sudden deaths bsome82
Similar concepts in other movies / books? Dark Raven
Discuss Man on the Street (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?