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PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal 

A science team that works for the Office of Scientific Investigation and Research (O.S.I.R.) investigates the reports of supernatural phenomena.
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Series cast summary:
Nancy Anne Sakovich Nancy Anne Sakovich ...  Lindsay Donner 88 episodes, 1996-2000
Barclay Hope ...  Peter Axon 88 episodes, 1996-2000
Colin Fox ...  Professor Anton Hendricks 88 episodes, 1996-2000
Dan Aykroyd ...  Himself - Host / ... 88 episodes, 1996-2000
Soo Garay ...  Dr. Claire Davison 54 episodes, 1996-2000
Matt Frewer ...  Matt Prager 49 episodes, 1997-1999
Peter MacNeill ...  Ray Donahue 40 episodes, 1996-1999
Nigel Bennett ...  Frank Elsinger 39 episodes, 1996-1999
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A team of scientific researchers belonging to a scientific group that investigates reports of paranormal phenomena. A procedural format that follows a hand-full of characters on their assigned cases, the investigations would either be determined to have rational/explainable causes or be determined to be paranormal in-nature. Loosely inspired by a real-life organization and true-events. Written by IMDB Researcher

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10 February 1998 (USA) See more »

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Stouffville, Ontario, Canada See more »

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(88 episodes)

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Dolby

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1.33 : 1
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Veteran Producer/Writer, Philip DeGuere was originally considered by show creators as a possible Show Runner for the series and is one of the only executives in the entertainment industry to have ever visited the O.S.I.R. headquarters. See more »

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Matt Praeger: Between doing her hair in ponytails and swooning over the Backstreet Boys, it seems my daughter's been dabbling in witchcraft. But apparently it's okay, see, because it's the good kind.
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Referenced in Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000) See more »

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Legendary PSI Factor
4 July 2010 | by tomrevesSee all my reviews

This one of the most fascinating TV series I have ever seen. I remember watching the series on TV when I was a small child. At that time, the series seemed scary and I actually believed these stories were true.

Now, when I grew up and watched all the series all over again, I could judge those series with more reason. So, I saw a lot of factual errors. Factuals errors occur not in the actual part which thought to be fictional but in ordinary things.

But I have to admit that the screenplays are written in clever and absorbing way, and that helps to keep viewers interested in this project even after the year when it was closed. Not to mention a great bunch of actors who added sincerity to the series. Their professionalism made these series genuine.

All in all, PSI factor will always remain the classical science fiction TV series, which inspired other great project. So its influence is undoubtedly immense.


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