13 episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1994 and 1995 and first aired in January 1995. Jian-Wa comes to America from Beijing with his brother Wago to find freedom. Wago, who is... See full summary »

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Russell Wong ...  Jian-Wa Chang 13 episodes, 1995
Jason Leland Adams Jason Leland Adams ...  Agent Dan Sandler 13 episodes, 1995
Stephanie Niznik ...  Agent Judith Phillips 13 episodes, 1995
Chi Muoi Lo ...  Wago Chang 13 episodes, 1995
Michael Cavanaugh ...  Marcek 5 episodes, 1995
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13 episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1994 and 1995 and first aired in January 1995. Jian-Wa comes to America from Beijing with his brother Wago to find freedom. Wago, who is hot-headed, falls in with a gang and he and two federal agents are murdered. Jian-Wa is determined to find the culprits who are lead by the mysterious "The General" a Vietnamese who is making millions of dollars. Compounding the problem, Federal Agent Sandler is pursuing Jian-Wa because he thinks Jian-Wa killed the agents; Agent Phillips, who works for Sandler, is keeping an open mind about Jian-Wa's guilt or innocence. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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16 January 1995 (USA) See more »

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My feelings on the show
15 April 1999 | by RiennaSee all my reviews

Vanishing Son is a show I actually miss. It had its downfalls, like the fact the plot was the usual 'being chased by the police' story, but I thought the actors did a good job. Sadly, it was cancelled some years back. I wish I had thought to tape it before it was gone. It had original moments despite the cliche.


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