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The Invisible Man 

A thief and conman is given the means to become invisible, and ends up working for a government agency.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Vincent Ventresca ...  Darien Fawkes 45 episodes, 2000-2002
Paul Ben-Victor ...  Robert Albert Hobbes 45 episodes, 2000-2002
Shannon Kenny ...  Claire Keeply / ... 45 episodes, 2000-2002
Eddie Jones ...  Charles Borden / ... 45 episodes, 2000-2002
Michael McCafferty ...  Albert Eberts / ... 33 episodes, 2000-2002
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Darian Fawkes is a petty thief and conman who is bailed out of jail by his brother in return for undergoing an experiment that implants a "quicksilver" gland in his head that allows him to turn invisible. When his brother is killed, he ends up working for a top-secret government organization (disguised as the Department of Fish & Game) in return for a counter-agent which keeps the gland from driving him insane. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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The Government's Ultimate Concealed Weapon


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USA

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English

Release Date:

9 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I-Man See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA

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(44 episodes) | (1 Episode)

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Color
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Trivia

After the Invisible Man ended, Vincent Ventresca and Paul Ben Victor appeared together as gambling buddies in an episode of the NBC TV series Las Vegas. Their entertaining comedic chemistry was still intact and was acclaimed by fans. See more »

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Darien Fawkes: Being blackmailed by the government really gets a guy in touch with his emotions.
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Alternate Versions

The 2nd Invisible Man Boxed Set available in the UK has the alternate opening to "Money for Nothing: Part 2" alongside the aired ending. In this alternate opening, Hobbes decides to bring Darien in, and attempts to put handcuffs on him, but Darien Quicksilvers and escapes, attempting to steal a car before Hobbes finally catches up to him. He forces him into the van, and they head back to The Agency, but Darien manages to convince Hobbes that the men The Agency has sent after him have no intention of bringing him back alive. They are followed, and escape into an alley. The episode then continues as it was aired, starting with the showdown in the alley where Darien hides behind the invisible dumpster. See more »

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Referenced in The Chronicle: Touched by an Alien (2002) See more »

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The Greatest Show You've Never Seen!
30 June 2002 | by Invisableone1058See all my reviews

I am rarely won over so quickly as I was with I-Man. It is not only intelligent but also very entertaining. Consider Hobbes & Darien. When first we meet their characters, we think "These guys are going to kill each other!" by the end of the third episode you think, "I wish I had a friendship like those guys have."

The actors work so well off of each other, you can really believe that what you're seeing is real.

With the entertaining, you also get the heart-warming. Darien's struggle with the loss of his brother, for example. Check out the episodes "Johnny Apocalypse," and "Ralph," for some of the more touching stories.

Besides the excellent writing, stellar cast (Brandy Ledford not included, though you get to like her character but never to love her as you do Hobbes or Darien), great chemistry and a generally great show, you also have the more aesthetic pleasures. You have the lovely Misses Kenney and Ledford, and the gorgeous Misters Ventresca & Ben-Victor (If you like bald men, Ben-Victor is your man!). Plus the more humorously aesthetic "Eberts" and "Borden (a.k.a. "The Fat Man")."

Definitely check this show out. It's running on syndication and every Friday at 5/4c on Sci-Fi.

~J.


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