Working for the F.B.I., a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.
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Series cast summary:
...  Charlie Eppes / ... 119 episodes, 2005-2010
...  Don Eppes 118 episodes, 2005-2010
...  Alan Eppes 114 episodes, 2005-2010
...  David Sinclair 114 episodes, 2005-2010
...  Amita Ramanujan 99 episodes, 2005-2010
...  Dr. Larry Fleinhardt 94 episodes, 2005-2010
...  Colby Granger 93 episodes, 2005-2010
...  Megan Reeves 60 episodes, 2005-2008
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In the Los Angeles office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent Don Eppes and his team investigate critical and baffling crimes with a special edge. That advantage is Don's brother, Charles Eppes, a brilliant universalist mathematician who uses the science of mathematics with its complex equations to ferret out the most tricky criminals. With this team, the forces of evil learn their number is up. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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How do you solve a crime in a city of 8 million? It's all in the numbers. See more »


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Don Eppes' driver's license is as follows: number I0002074, he lives at 8111 Aguacate, Los Angeles, California 91021. He is 5'11", 160 pounds, and his date of birth is 7-15-1967. See more »

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Don Eppes: Look, please don't do this.
Charlie Eppes: Don't do what, Don? Go ahead. Go ahead and try to tell me what it is that I'm doing. You don't even know what it is I'm doing.
Don Eppes: Actually, I do. The thing is, I don't think you do.
Dr. Larry Fleinhardt: Okay, I'm going to go contemplate the koi pond.
Don Eppes: Charlie, look, you helped us find these guys once before. You can do it again. Come on.
Charlie Eppes: Why, so you can get shot again?
Don Eppes: No, buddy, look. Understand, I appreciate you care about me, but it's not going to happen.
Charlie Eppes: Statistically, you're dead now. ...
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Referenced in Hell's Kitchen: Leaving It on the Line (2017) See more »

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Once in a Lifetime
Written by David Byrne, Brian Eno, Chris Frantz (as Christopher Frantz),
Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymouth (as Martina Weymouth)
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Novel Concept
23 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

As opposed to some users that write comments before viewing a new show/film, I just finished watching the first episode and I am so far very impressed. While the show may lose some points for taking the "safe route" of being yet another crime drama, I felt that the show's unique concept of mathematical probability dictating life (a la "Pi") and unconventional lead roles set it apart from its predecessors. I've never even been a big fan of any of the CSI series, but found this show very entertaining and watchable. I'm also happy to see that Sabrina Lloyd (Sliders) is still alive and well on the planet Earth.

Some viewers seem to let prejudices decide whether or not they like a show, but I've taken a look at the evidence, and I happen to be looking forward to the rest of the series.


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