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Millennium 

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A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group which investigates serial killers, conspiracies, the occult, and those obsessed with the end of the millennium.

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Chris Carter
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1999   1998   1997   1996  
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Lance Henriksen ...  Frank Black 67 episodes, 1996-1999
Megan Gallagher ...  Catherine Black 45 episodes, 1996-1999
Terry O'Quinn ...  Peter Watts 41 episodes, 1996-1999
Brittany Tiplady ...  Jordan Black 39 episodes, 1996-1999
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A former FBI profiler moves his family from Washington DC to Seattle, where he joins the Millennium Group, a mysterious organization of former law enforcement officers, committed to battling a crime wave which grows as the turn of the millennium approaches. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

25 October 1996 (USA) See more »

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2000 See more »

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Runtime:

(67 episodes)

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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The FOX network considered casting William Hurt as a more well known actor in the role of Frank Black but Chris Carter was adamant that the part should go to Lance Henriksen since he wrote the character of Frank Black specifically for Henriksen. When Hurt confirmed that he won't do television, Carter's choice of Henriksen was green-lighted by the studio. See more »

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[entering his voice activated computer password]
Peter Watts: My God, it's full of stars.
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This show does try to say something....
6 September 2005 | by supah79See all my reviews

I'm just not sure I get it completely. On the surface it's a standard cop vs. another serial killer. A real gem in season 1: The Wild and the Innocent. Then Chris Carter's plan goes into second gear. The thing that hooked me was the fact that there was a real war between good and evil. Lucifer was coming ring the bell at 2000 and Frank Black was witnessing all kinds of signs. Could he stop it? Season 2 Wong and Morgan took over the show and ran with it. Pretty far I have to say. At the first viewing I felt cheated. This was not why I bought the DVD. But after the initial shock I went back for a second viewing, I became to appreciate what Wong and Morgan were trying to do. I guess it's pretty out there and I really don't think that making the Millennium Group a dark conspiracy group was the best move (come on... this isn't the X-files!!). But the division within the group was something I could believe. Like most religions, this does happen. I do like the "weird" shows (Somehow Satan Got Behind Me). Again, only after the initial shock I saw the brilliance. Also there are some funny references in this season to other shows (X-files and Space: Above and Beyond). But I guess people think that this show must not have humor or black comedy and I tend to agree.

I am halfway through Season 3. The episodes are good, not great. And I still get the feeling that these episodes require multiple viewings. The best so far is I think The Sound of Snow. The worst: Forcing the End. I still think it would have been more interesting if the line of Season 1 was followed and The Millennium Group was a force of good people (perhaps a cult) fighting evil. Now it's more like the X-Files: evil conspiricies and stuff.

Wong and Morgan declined being interviewed on the extra's, I guess they were not amused being dogged like that by the others.

To wrap it up: despite all its flaws, this show is still better than 80% off the other crap (CSI anyone?) that's out there. I give it a 7 out of 10.


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