Lt. Hobbes is sent into a VR wargame simulation where he is to terminate a renegade General who has taken control of the program.

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Series cast summary:
...  Lt. Thomas Hobbes 9 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Mike Pinnochio 9 episodes, 1999-2000
...  General Omar Santiago 9 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Florence 7 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Waters 5 episodes, 1999-2000
Vinnie ...  Dexter the Dog 5 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Sophie Green 4 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Inga Fossa 4 episodes, 1999-2000
Cameron K. Smith ...  Republican Guard Soldier 3 episodes, 1999
...  Sergeant Escalante 2 episodes, 2000
...  Captain Wolfe 2 episodes, 2000
Michael David Simms ...  Lt. Colonel Gilovich 2 episodes, 1999
...  Tracker #1 / ... 2 episodes, 2000
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Lt. Hobbes volunteers to test the army's newest tool, a virtual reality training machine code named "Harsh Realm." Once attached to the machine, Hobbes discovers that the VR world is controlled by the renegade soldier Omar Santiago. While Hobbes body remains in a coma, his mind lives on in the VR world, where he must join forces with an underground force in their attempt to overthrow Santiago. Written by Mike Konczewski

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The theme music contains samples of speeches given by Benito Mussolini. See more »

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In the title sequence, Hobbes's military ID card lists his rank and military pay grade as "LT/03". Hobbes is Army, and that rank/pay grade is consistent for the Navy. See more »

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Mike Pinnochio: Are you kidding me? This is Harsh Realm. Kindness is when your buddy robs you and shoots you and DOESN'T rape your woman.
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In the closing credits for "Reunion", Steve Makaj is credited as "Dr. Goines" (instead of Serge Houde) as well as "Tracker #1". See more »

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Followed by Harsh Realm: Pilot (1999) See more »

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potential squashed
2 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

the show itself had great potential had people where it counted not dropped it after 3 shows. Carter also should had separated it better from the x-files motif and let it stand on its own, it would have succeeded. THis includes music, narration by Scully etc. Still for what it is worth, if you are a sci-fi fan the show is a valued watch and owning. Bairstow it seems can be a great actor (if you remember his character from Lonesome Dove) if he is put in the proper setting and this includes this show. However if you have seen him in other shows or movies i.e Bone Snatcher, you may have misjudge him. A fine actor who needs to find success.

3 out of 5 stars


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