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Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI, ATF, and other crime-solving agencies. The VCTF ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Robert Davi ...  Agent Bailey Malone 82 episodes, 1996-2000
Julian McMahon ...  Det. John Grant 82 episodes, 1996-2000
Roma Maffia ...  Grace Alvarez 82 episodes, 1996-2000
Peter Frechette ...  George Fraley 82 episodes, 1996-2000
Ally Walker ...  Dr. Samantha 'Sam' Waters 64 episodes, 1996-1999
Erica Gimpel ...  Angel Brown 45 episodes, 1996-1999
Dennis Christopher ...  Jack of All Trades / ... 45 episodes, 1996-1999
Caitlin Wachs ...  Chloe Waters 41 episodes, 1996-1998
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Storyline

Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI, ATF, and other crime-solving agencies. The VCTF investigates and solves such crimes, and continually chases the elusive man known anonymously as Jack, who has haunted Dr. Waters for years. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pimeyden sydän See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(83 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Takes place in the same universe as "The Pretender" See more »

Quotes

Chloe Waters #2: Take your own advice, Mom.
Dr. Samantha "Sam" Waters: Advice is like Christmas presents. It's better to give than to receive.
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Crazy Credits

The actor Dennis Christopher, who plays "Jack", is never credited as Dennis Christopher, the credits just say "and jack". This is because the identity of Jack is a secret (for the characters in the series, they don't know who he is), his identity is unmasked in the first two episodes of the 4th season, from this moment he is credited as "dennis christopher as jack" in the credits. (There are two episodes, where he is credited in his role as "Albert Newquay", in fact, "Albert Newquay" is "Jack", also revealed in the meantioned episodes). See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Pretender: Spin Doctor (2000) See more »

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Best TV series I have seen
13 June 2000 | by sejrolsenSee all my reviews

This is the best TV series I have seen. It's got good acting, GREAT plot (the whole Jack-of-All-Trades plot in the background was brilliant), and even after Sam Waters retired the idea is still very, very captivating.

The part I like best (and which I also find most scary), is all the different motives/backgrounds the perpetrators have. I also appreciate that the main characters have a life besides the VCTF, and that they develop throughout the series.

All in all, I can't point to anything about the series I don't like. It's a must-see.


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