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Suburban mom Allison DuBois attempts to balance family life with solving mysteries using her special gift. The dead send her visions of their deaths or other crimes while she sleeps.
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Series cast summary:
Patricia Arquette ...  Allison Dubois / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
Miguel Sandoval ...  D.A. Manuel Devalos / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
Sofia Vassilieva ...  Ariel Dubois / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
Maria Lark ...  Bridgette Dubois / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
Jake Weber ...  Joe Dubois / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
David Cubitt ...  Detective Lee Scanlon / ... 121 episodes, 2005-2011
Miranda Carabello Miranda Carabello ...  Marie Dubois / ... 76 episodes, 2005-2011
Madison Carabello Madison Carabello ...  Marie Dubois / ... 47 episodes, 2005-2011
Tina DiJoseph ...  Lynn DiNovi / ... 40 episodes, 2005-2011
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Housewife and mother Allison DuBois uses her psychic visions about dead people and the violence surrounding them to work as a part-time consultant with the local district attorney's office. Her husband, Joe, a science engineer, goes from being a skeptic to a bemused believer as Allison's gifts help solve crimes across the country. Written by Jwelch5742

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English | Spanish

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3 January 2005 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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In season 2, episode 14, Patricia Arquette's real-life brother, Richmond Arquette, played the character of David Saunders. See more »

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Throughout the show, Allison calls Devalos 'districK attorney', not 'districT attorney'. See more »

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Allison Dubois: He looks pretty good, don't you think?
Joe Dubois: For a functional alcoholic - absolutely. You know he's still out there drinking by himself?
Allison Dubois: Wow, who died and appointed you the mayor of Funville?
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.2 (2008) See more »

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Great first episode
5 January 2005 | by carol4paceSee all my reviews

I was very impressed by the pilot. It quickly set up how this woman got into helping solve crimes. We did not have to slog though a long set-up, because it got quickly to the action.

I liked seeing her husband and daughters. Her husband was portrayed as a very supportive man. I already care about how she will handle this atypical job and be with her family. Will she have to do a lot of traveling, being away from home?

She is a strong character. I liked how she stood up to the sheriff (or police chief, whomever). And with moments like "Tell him you know about the kiss." we see that she is also very perceptive with a quick mind.

In spite of her strengths, she also showed a natural reaction to being odd/different. I also appreciated her frustration when she felt that what she was trying to do was for nothing.

This episode had good acting, drama, suspense, humor. And it wasn't creepy. I'm really looking forward to future episodes.


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