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Painkiller Jane 

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Jane Vasco is a DEA agent recruited by a covert government agency that hunts genetically enhanced individuals. She discovers that she can heal rapidly from any injury and begins to investigate the source of her powers.
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Series cast summary:
Kristanna Loken ...  Jane Vasco 22 episodes, 2007
Noah Dalton Danby ...  Connor King 22 episodes, 2007
Stephen Lobo ...  Seth Carpenter 22 episodes, 2007
Sean Owen Roberts ...  Riley Jensen 22 episodes, 2007
Rob Stewart ...  Andre McBride 22 episodes, 2007
Nathaniel DeVeaux Nathaniel DeVeaux ...  Joe Waterman 14 episodes, 2007
Alaina Huffman ...  Maureen Bowers 13 episodes, 2007
Melanie Papalia ...  Amanda Worth 11 episodes, 2007
John Reardon ...  Brian 9 episodes, 2007
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Jane Vasco is a DEA agent recruited by a covert government agency that hunts genetically enhanced individuals. She discovers that she can heal rapidly from any injury and begins to investigate the source of her powers.

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Hard to resist. Harder to kill. See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Referenced in 500 Days of Summer (2009) See more »

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cold and shallow
8 February 2009 | by dschlatterSee all my reviews

It took me about 5 episodes to realize what was wrong with painkiller jane: nothing matters, nobody cares. every episode is just 40 minutes of watching a beautiful but somewhat dull kristanna loken solve a case involving -of course- some kind of a neuro. and the action isn't all that great either. what makes it bad is that there is almost no character building. there is no emotional depth. none of the team members matter to us. even jane won't really reveal much of herself, so why should we care? as an example: in one episode janes partner gets shot. there is of course a funeral (because there has to be) but one episode later its like she never even existed. nobody seemed to miss her, nobody mentiones her. thats just how shallow painkiller jane is. and its too bad, because there are some good episodes that show us how P.J. could have been.


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Official Sites:

Sci Fi Channel | Syfy [UK]

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English

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13 April 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fenomenala Jane See more »

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Fót Studios, Budapest, Hungary See more »

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(22 episodes)

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Color
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