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A modern-day warrior and single mom hides from a government out to get her and her teenage son.

Director:

David Nutter

Writers:

Josh Friedman (developed for television by), Josh Friedman | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lena Headey ... Sarah Connor
Thomas Dekker ... John Connor
Summer Glau ... Cameron Phillips
Richard T. Jones ... James Ellison
Owain Yeoman ... Cromartie
Sonya Walger ... Michelle Dixon
Nick Wechsler ... Deputy Ridge
Charlayne Woodard ... Terissa Dyson
Dean Winters ... Charley Dixon
Aurora Antonio ... Wiseass
Chad Brummett Chad Brummett ... FBI Agent
Aaron James Cash ... Terminator (as Aaron Cash)
Jason Grutter ... Police Officer
Gary Houston ... Mr. Ferguson
Deborah Martinez Deborah Martinez ... News Anchor
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Storyline

Sarah Connor and her son John have been living peacefully in the same community for two years. It is now 1999 and Sarah begins to feel uncomfortable when her boyfriend, Charley Dixon, proposes. Having relocated to Red Valley, New Mexico John finds school an adjustment but a pretty classmate, Cameron Phillips, shows an interest. When a Terminator shows up to kill John, Cameron reveals a surprising secret about herself and a way for the Connors to disappear completely. Written by garykmcd

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The pilot and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Born to Run (2009) are the only times in the series which Summer Glau appears nude in the series. See more »

Goofs

When Cromartie walks up to the bank he determines that the S.W.A.T. team is no threat as they lower their weapons at the sight of him. From his appearance it would be understandable that they would be taken aback, since none of them know what they are really looking at. This doesn't explain why a moment later they don't act to stop him when Cromartie smashes through the doors into the bank, as this is what they are trained to do. See more »

Quotes

John Connor: What model are you? Are you new? You seem... different.
Cameron Phillips: I am.
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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

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Pardon Me
(uncredited)
Performed by Incubus
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Excellent Show
24 July 2007 | by tankutbSee all my reviews

Executive producers Josh Friedman ("War of the Worlds"), David Nutter ("Supernatural," "Smallville") and C2 Pictures ("Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines") bring to television an intense new drama based on the celebrated heroine of the "Terminator" movies: Sarah Connor. At the end of "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," Sarah vanquished the liquid metal Terminator sent from the future to kill her teenage son, John. Sarah and John now find themselves alone in a very dangerous, complicated world. Fugitives from the law, they are confronted with the reality that still more enemies from the future, and the present, could attack at any moment. "Sarah Connor Chronicles" reveals what happens when Sarah Connor (Lena Headey, "The Brothers Grimm," "300") stops running and goes on the offensive against an ever-evolving technological enemy bent on destroying her life, and perhaps the world. Her son, 15-year-old John Connor (Thomas Dekker, "Heroes"), knows that he may be the future savior of mankind, but is not yet ready to take on the mantle of leadership that he's told is his destiny. John finds himself inextricably drawn to Cameron (Summer Glau "Serenity," "The Unit"), an enigmatic and otherworldly student at his high school, who soon proves to be much more than his confidante she assumes the role of Sarah and John's fearless protector. On their trail are not only threats from the future, but an intelligent and tough FBI agent, James Ellison (Richard T. Jones, "Judging Amy"), who soon becomes a powerful ally.

Loved it, want more!!!! I thought it was surprisingly good pilot. Acting was fine. This could be a very good show! Lena Headey (Sarah Connor) is a very hot British actress, and Summer Glau (Cameron) is fabulous. Arnie is occupied with being Governor, and the rumors are that he won't even be in the next Terminator movies.Anyone who says "No Arnie, no good" is a dunce... However,I like the new bad terminator in this show. The Sarah Connor Chronicles have got potential which will have a massive ratings hits.You can watch tons of actions and awesome experience.

I hope Fox will not decide to cancel this perfect show. Worth a watch. Schedule has it for January 2008, BTW.


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