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When Worlds Collide 

"When Worlds Collide" is an episode of Numb3rs starring Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, and Judd Hirsch. When one of Charlie's friends, a scientist at the university, is arrested for terrorist activities, it puts him at philosophical odds with Don. And as he works to prove the man's innocence, his beliefs may jeopardize his career.

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... Don Eppes
... Charlie Eppes
... Alan Eppes
... David Sinclair
... Colby Granger
... Amita Ramanujan
... Megan Reeves
... Dr. Larry Fleinhardt
... William Fraley
... Phil Sanjrani
... Shane O'Hanahan
... Asha Rafiq
... Max Flaherty
... CIA Officer
... Shaza Rafiq
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When one of Charlie's friends, a scientist at the university, is arrested for terrorist activities, it puts him at philosophical odds with Don. And as he works to prove the man's innocence, his beliefs may jeopardize his career.

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[This appears on the beginning of the episode] 783,350,200 online research documents 41,000 gene loci in rice 112 designer viruses 2 kidnapped men See more »

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Back to the show's original excellence
3 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

I have been so disillusioned with Season 4 of numbers that I wasn't sure I'd even watch season 5. Fortunately, the cast and crew pulled it together for a season finale that made the grade for me, renewing my faith in the series.

It was intelligent and gripping, unpredictable and full of pathos and angst. The issues were real and thought-provoking. Krumholtz's superb acting was given a chance to shine. His character was again three dimensional and the others all played against each other beautifully. Even Farr played her character in a way that was both emotional and strong. (She had been positively drippy lately.) The math wasn't over-explained with silly metaphors and some of it was even believable.

This was one of the best episodes of the show ever.


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