The Pretender (1996–2000)
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Jarod helps clear the name of a soldier accused of selling information to the enemy during the Vietnam War, and Miss Parker finally opens the present her mother gave her on the day she died.

Director:

Vern Gillum

Writers:

Harry Dunn, Steven Long Mitchell (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael T. Weiss ... Jarod
Andrea Parker ... Miss Parker / Catherine Parker
Patrick Bauchau ... Sydney
Daniel von Bargen ... Captain Prentiss McClaren
Vanessa Williams ... Denise Clements
Daniel Dae Kim ... Lenny Duc
Steven Anderson Steven Anderson ... Congressman Barney Stanfield
Stefan Gierasch ... Congressman Leon Beckwith
Kelsey Mulrooney ... Debbie Broots
Ryan Merriman ... Young Jarod
Alex Wexo ... Young Sydney
Adrian Sparks ... Veteran
Ashley Peldon ... Young Miss Parker
Jon Gries ... Broots
Jay Karnes ... Brad Anderson
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Storyline

Jarod meets a girl who is trying to get her father, who died in Vietnam, on the memorial. But it seems like he was deemed a traitor therefore not worthy to be on it. But the girl thinks that's all a lie and tries to prove it. So Jarod assumes the identity of an Army Lieutenant and joins the unit which is commanded by a man the girl's father served with. Jarod discovers there was a traitor but not the girl's father. And when Broots has to go somewhere, he needs to find someone to take care of his daughter and the only person available is Parker. And while she takes care of her, she remembers her mother and opens the last gift from her mother. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 1998 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The shot of the Vietnam Memorial at the end of the episode includes the names of Pretender creators Steve Mitchell and Craig Van Sickle, producers Craig Brinkley, Paul Clausen, Robert Vasquez, Tommy Thompson, Jan Dewitt, Carlos Soto, and composer Velton Ray Bunch (among many others) See more »

Goofs

Jarod pretends to be an Army Ranger. One of the real Rangers is female. Women are not allowed to join the Rangers. See more »

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