Medium (2005–2011)

How to Make a Killing in Big Business: Part 1 

Allison is recruited by a Fortune 500 company to predict business trends. However, she continues to dream about a case she was working on in the DA's office.


Glenn Gordon Caron (created by), Craig Sweeny | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Arquette ... Allison Dubois
Miguel Sandoval ... D.A. Manuel Devalos
David Cubitt ... Detective Lee Scanlon
Sofia Vassilieva ... Ariel Dubois
Maria Lark ... Bridgette Dubois
Jake Weber ... Joe Dubois
Tracy Pollan ... Caitlyn Lynch
Shawn Doyle ... Det. Brad Auerbach
Tina DiJoseph ... Lynn DiNovi (as Tina Di Joseph)
Holliston Coleman ... Hannah
Johnathan McClain ... Ted - Executive in Meeting
Paul Bartholomew ... Teacher
Annamarie Kenoyer ... Ashley Whitaker
Jennifer Schwary ... Receptionist
Madison Carabello ... Marie Dubois


The morning after Allison dreams she and Joe and the girls are living in fancy house - where she goes onto a forbidden room and sees a body of a young woman slashed and blood-soaked - she gets a call from Caitlyn Lynch of the Lydecker Corporation asking to meet her. Lydecker wants to offer her a job that is right up her alley - all she has to do is give them exclusively her thoughts or feelings for various products. She's genuinely torn at leaving the DA's office but the money she's offered is such that she has no choice but to give it a try. Her first task is to look through Lydecker employee files and pass on any feelings she sense from them. She does identify one file that gives her a strange feeling - that of the son of Mr.Lydecker, the company's owner. Despite changing jobs, she's still dreaming about the dead girl and passing information to Det. Scanlon and DA Devalos, something Mr. Lydecker tells her in no uncertain terms is unacceptable. What she she does dream is that a ... Written by garykmcd

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David Morse, who plays Douglas Lydecker in this three-part episode, would go on to co-star with Patricia Arquette in the 2018 Showtime miniseries, "Escape at Dannemora". See more »


When Ariel is doing her practice test for the PSAT, question #44 reads: "A father is three times as old as his son. After fifteen years, the father will be twice as old as his son's age at that time. Therefore, the father's current age is?" Although the correct answer is 45, the five choices given are: "A)4 B)8 C)16 D)32 E)64" See more »


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4 May 2009 (USA) See more »

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