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Adam Raised a Cain 

Sarah, John and Cameron save Catherine Weaver's daughter Savannah from being killed by a machine, but Derek is killed in the process. Ellison is then forced to broker a meeting between Sarah and Catherine to return the child.


Charles Beeson


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

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Episode cast overview:
Lena Headey ... Sarah Connor
Thomas Dekker ... John Connor
Summer Glau ... Cameron Phillips
Brian Austin Green ... Derek Reese
Garret Dillahunt ... John Henry
Shirley Manson ... Catherine Weaver
Richard T. Jones ... James Ellison
Larry Cedar ... Detective Crayton
Mackenzie Brooke Smith ... Savannah Weaver (as Mackenzie Smith)
Jill Remez ... Teacher
Jeffrey Pierce ... Water Delivery Guy / T-888
Austin Highsmith ... Debbie


After finding a clue to one of the dead assassins after them, Sarah, John, Cameron, and Derek locate another T-888 who attempts to kill Savannah Weaver whom they are forced to abduct, at the cost of Derek's life. As the paths of Sarah and Catherine's finally begin to cross, Sarah learns about Ellison's work at Zeira Corp and about the identity of 'John Henry'. While Catherine sends out Ellison to find Savannah, she becomes more determined to keep the existence of John Henry and her work a secret, but also finally learns about the existence of Sarah Connor as well as John. When Sarah requests a meeting with Catherine (with nobody still aware of her being the elusive T-1001), a persistent FBI agent becomes determined to find the abductor of Savannah. Written by matt-282

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Release Date:

3 April 2009 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The song that John Henry and Savannah sing in this is a Scottish folk song written by Andy Stewart, entitled "Donald, Where's Your Troosers?." The original song is more merry than this rendition. See more »


Catherine Weaver: Why were you talking to John Henry during class?
Savannah Weaver: I was teaching him the words to a song.
Catherine Weaver: What song?
Savannah Weaver: The one daddy used to sing. I want John Henry to sing it with me.
Catherine Weaver: Maybe I could sing it with you.
Savannah Weaver: You're not a boy, and you can't sing.
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Les sigh

I have to say, that I'm quite perterbed with how anti-climactic Derek's death was, but I have a theory why they did it the way they did. When you think about it, Derek is a hardened "warrior" in the future war. He's one of the best soldiers there is, and there's a good reason he's survived as long as he has. The writers do things like this, to remind us that humans are frail beings in the war between man and machine, and no amount of training makes them invulnerable and prepared for every contingency. When you analyze the scene, the machine came around the corner with gun raised, whereas Derek came around the corner with gun in the ready position, aimed down. The machine had split-second reaction time, whereas humans...well...we make mistakes... All that being said, the outcome was "realistic" if not appealing...

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