Twice in a Lifetime (1999–2001)
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Whistle Blower 

A dead spokesperson from a shady pesticide factory has the chance to go back to the Nineties and set the past right. He has to try to expose the factory's polluting practices, and form a stronger bond with his disabled son in the process.


Stacey Stewart Curtis (as Stacey Curtis)


Mike Scott, Steve Sohmer (creator) (as Stephen Sohmer) | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Popowich ... Mr. Smith / Smitty Rains
Al Waxman ... Judge Othniel
Reginald VelJohnson ... Dr. David Bryant / Gene Fitzsimmons
Michael Anthony Rawlins ... Young Dr. David Bryant
Janet Bailey ... Stephanie Bryant
Larry Day ... Jim Newhouse
Jennifer Irwin ... Kristy
Abbas Syed Abbas Syed ... Jeremy Bryant
Dan Duran Dan Duran ... Dean Summerfeld
Stefanie Samuels Stefanie Samuels ... Ms. Jenkins (as Stephanie Samuels)
Walter Rinaldi Walter Rinaldi ... Reporter
Ryan Jefferson Booth ... Guard (as Ryan Booth)
Alison MacLeod Alison MacLeod ... Marcy Newhouse
Angelo Tsarouchas ... Driver
Catherine Fitch Catherine Fitch ... Nurse


Dr. David Bryant is a scientist and spokesperson for National Pesticide, a company purportedly dumping carcinogenic chemicals near Leopard Frog Lake, the leaking chemicals which are causing cancers and birth defects in newborns and a spate of dead frogs. He stands up for his company in saying that they are doing nothing wrong. In addition, his work is preventing him from spending any time with his family, including his son Jeremy who has Down Syndrome. In David's death, Othniel learns that David really did believe that National was not illegally dumping. But David admits he placed professional success over spending time with Jeremy. Othniel sends David back to 1990, two months prior to Jeremy's birth. He is Gene Fitzsimmons, an on-air reporter whose assignment is to expose National's illegal activities. In doing so, David as Gene may have to find some things out about the company's CEO, Jim Newhouse, who is also David's best friend. David also has to look deep into his heart about his... Written by Huggo

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Young Dr. David Bryant: Please god, don't let this little baby die...
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References Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal (1982) See more »

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Release Date:

8 November 2000 (Canada) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Pebblehut Productions See more »
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1.33 : 1
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