Touch: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (25 Jan. 2012)

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For the third time in three weeks, Jake has run away from school and climbed atop a cell phone tower, breaking the tower's security alarms at precisely 3:18 in the afternoon each time. For ... See full summary »

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For the third time in three weeks, Jake has run away from school and climbed atop a cell phone tower, breaking the tower's security alarms at precisely 3:18 in the afternoon each time. For Child and Family Services, they, who have previously diagnosed Jake as autistic, see Jake's behavior as Martin not being able to handle Jake on his own, they who send Clea Hopkins to investigate. To perform a proper assessment, she removes Jake from the home and places him in an institution for two weeks where she can monitor him. Martin not only finds that move contemptible, but also believes that Jake is trying to tell him something, especially as the numbers Jake is scribbling seem to pop up elsewhere in their lives, as Jake makes the stray cell phones that Martin has found for him ring simultaneously, and after the lottery ticket Jake temporarily steals ends up being the multimillion dollar jackpot winning numbers. In his search to find out if Jake is just mute or if he has some other condition ... Written by Huggo

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In the scene in Jake's bedroom, Martin accidentally slams his own finger into the dresser and cries out "Dammit!" Fans of 24 (2001) will recognize Martin's tone of voice as reminiscent of Jack Bauer's iconic exclamation "Dammit!" See more »

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The Irish car outside the pub has stick on magnetic plates, indicating this is not a real Irish plate or car. See more »

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Jake Bohm: [voice-over] Today we'll send over 300 billion e-mails, 19 billion text messages, yet we'll still feel alone. The average person will say 2250 words to 7,4 other individuals, will these words be used to hurt or to heal?
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Well it ain't 24
25 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I tuned in because I am a fan of Kiefer, not just 24 but a lot of his work. I will admit I was worried it would be Jack back but with a gifted kid, and for the first 10 or 15 minutes it kinda looked as though it was going that way. However about 20 minutes in, it really started to pull me in and by the end I was completely hooked. This is a smart pilot the acting was great and the plot coming together as it did blew me away. If you watch one episode of one show, make it this one. I really enjoyed it and hope future episodes are just as good. I do worry though about sustainability give the background of the staff behind it (remember Heroes... Great first season then all the way down the tube). I will be tuning in to future episodes and I urge anyone out there too as well.


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