Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Season 2, Episode 21

Adam Raised a Cain (3 Apr. 2009)

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Sarah, John and Cameron save Catherine Weaver's daughter Savannah from being killed by a machine, but Derek is killed in the process. Ellison is then forced to broker a meeting between Sarah and Catherine to return the child.



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Episode cast overview:
Detective Crayton
Savannah Weaver (as Mackenzie Smith)
Water Delivery Guy / T-888


After finding a clue to one of the dead assassins after them, Sarah, John, Cameron, and Derek locate another T-888 who attempts to kill Savannah Weaver whom they are forced to abduct, at the cost of Derek's life. As the paths of Sarah and Catherine's finally begin to cross, Sarah learns about Ellison's work at Zeira Corp and about the identity of 'John Henry'. While Catherine sends out Ellison to find Savannah, she becomes more determined to keep the existence of John Henry and her work a secret, but also finally learns about the existence of Sarah Connor as well as John. When Sarah requests a meeting with Catherine (with nobody still aware of her being the elusive T-1001), a persistent FBI agent becomes determined to find the abductor of Savannah. Written by matt-282

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This is the first of two consecutive episodes, the other being _Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" (2008) {Born to Run (#2.22)}_ "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993) , named after songs written/performed by Bruce Springsteen. "Adam Raised a Cain" appeared on his 1978 album "Darkness on the Edge of Town". See more »


John Henry: Do you have a brother, Mr. Ellison?
James Ellison: Yes, in Atlanta.
John Henry: Does he look like you?
James Ellison: People seem to think so.
John Henry: Do you think my brother looks like me?
James Ellison: John Henry, wherever your brother might be, he's a... computer. He doesn't look like anyone. He certainly doesn't have your face.
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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Opening Title)
Written by Bear McCreary
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I love this Terminator adaptation. I hope they continue to make the Sarah Connor Chronicles. Although the way i personally feel about the series is that i think they should reconsider the name of the show from the Sarah Connor chronicles to the John Connor chronicles, Sarah seems to be fading into the background, and John is starting to embrace his destiny and become the future leader we have all heard of. not that this annoys me i actually prefer the John stories to Sarah's, i find them more interesting. None the less this show is awesome and hope that they do a 3rd season. So much more potential. and remember 'The Future is not set. There is no fate but what we make for ourselves.'

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