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Push, Nevada 

A Federal agent travels to a small town in search of a missing $1 million (while the audience gets a chance to find - and win - the money first).
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Series cast summary:
Derek Cecil ...  James A. Prufrock / ... 7 episodes, 2002
Scarlett Chorvat ...  Mary Sloman 7 episodes, 2002
Melora Walters ...  Grace 7 episodes, 2002
Josh Todd ...  Jeb 5 episodes, 2002
Steven Culp ...  Well-Dressed Man #2 / ... 6 episodes, 2002
Conchata Ferrell ...  Martha 6 episodes, 2002
Tom Gallop ...  Well-Dressed Man #1 / ... 6 episodes, 2002
Tom Towles ...  BRB 6 episodes, 2002
Raymond J. Barry ...  Dwight Sloman / ... 6 episodes, 2002
Liz Vassey ...  Dawn / ... 6 episodes, 2002
Larry Poindexter ...  Well Dressed Man #1 / ... 6 episodes, 2002
W. Earl Brown ...  Shadrach 5 episodes, 2002
Monty Bane ...  Freezing Man 4 episodes, 2002
Alexondra Lee ...  Delilah 4 episodes, 2002
Michael Cavanaugh ...  Man in Chair Behind Martha 4 episodes, 2002
Jacob Smith ...  Young Jim 4 episodes, 2002
Gary Grossman ...  Ira 4 episodes, 2002
Abby Brammell ...  Darlene Prufrock 4 episodes, 2002
Eric Allan Kramer ...  Sheriff Gaines 3 episodes, 2002
Jim Ortlieb ...  The Middle Management Man 3 episodes, 2002
Rick Worthy ...  Jameson Jones 3 episodes, 2002
Kevin Crowley ...  Al Prufrock 3 episodes, 2002
David Carey Foster ...  Wesson / ... 3 episodes, 2002
Joel Bissonnette ...  The Artist 2 episodes, 2002
James Patrick Stuart ...  Well Dressed Man #3 2 episodes, 2002
Mary Stein ...  Myrna 2 episodes, 2002
Kevin Dunn ...  Mitch Mann 1 episode, 2002
Silas Weir Mitchell ...  Ruhk 2 episodes, 2002
Scot Zeller ...  Research Drone #1 1 episode, 2002
Karen Constantine ...  Email Housewife / ... 1 episode, 2002
David Meunier ...  Drone #2 / ... 1 episode, 2002
Andy Kreiss Andy Kreiss ...  Casino Host 2 episodes, 2002
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Storyline

Idealistic, incorruptible IRS agent Jim Prufrock receives a mysterious fax containing financial information about the shady Versailles Casino in a small corrupt Nevada desert town called Push. Jim travels there to investigate who sent him the fax and why, and uncovers hints of a government conspiracy of unfathomable proportions. Meanwhile, mysterious men in black search for a bible stolen along with $1 million from the casino's vault. In each episode, a clue is inconspicuously given about the secret message that the viewers should put together and send to the production studio to win actual $1 million. Although the show was canceled before all clues were given, a lucky viewer managed to put it all together and win the prize.

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Romance. Mystery. Murder. All in the first degree. See more »


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Trivia

The title of each episode was a hint of what to look for in each episode. The first episode, "The Amount" gave several clues indicating that the amount was $1,045,000. See more »

Quotes

James A. Prufrock: Grace, how far away is Push, Nevada?
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Crazy Credits

The weekly opening credits of the show included clues for that week's episode, except for the final episode. See more »

Connections

References Twin Peaks (1990) See more »

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I'm going to miss this one...
11 October 2002 | by dbgossamerSee all my reviews

Push, Nevada was a show that required a little thought. Therefore, it was doomed to fail from the start. Some may argue that shows like CSI require thinking and they're doing well. Not true. CSI gives you all the answers. Push, Nevada makes you come up with the answers on your own. Unfortunately the American public is too uneducated and ignorant to be able to follow this type of show.

So the jackasses at ABC are just going to chop up the last few episodes so that someone can figure out much quicker how to win the money and then cancel the show after a grand total of 7 episodes. What a waste. I just hope Ben Affleck will be kind enough to release the entire season, untouched, on DVD so that those of us who enjoy intelligent television can buy it and watch the show as it was meant to be seen.

Thanks for the effort, Ben. Your genius wasn't completely overlooked.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Толчок, Невада See more »

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(7 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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