Carrie Wells, a former police detective, has a rare ability to remember virtually everything she experiences including detailed visual recall. She returns to police work and uses her ability to solve crimes.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Poppy Montgomery ...  Carrie Wells 61 episodes, 2011-2016
Dylan Walsh ...  Al Burns 61 episodes, 2011-2016
James Hiroyuki Liao ...  Jay Lee 39 episodes, 2013-2016
Jane Curtin ...  Joanne Webster 35 episodes, 2012-2014
Dallas Roberts ...  Eliot Delson 28 episodes, 2013-2015
Tawny Cypress ...  Cherie Rollins-Murray 26 episodes, 2013-2014
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Carrie Wells, a former police detective, has a rare ability to remember virtually everything she experiences including detailed visual recall. She returns to police work and uses her ability to solve crimes.

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She can do anything but forget.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Release Date:

20 September 2011 (USA) See more »

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The Rememberer See more »

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In several episodes, Carrie demonstrates a 'trick' of her memory - someone gives her a date, and she tells them what day of the week it was, sunrise/sunset, and major events of the day. Her recollections are accurate - times for sunrise and sunset are based on NYC time. See more »

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[voice-over at the beginning of each episode]
Carrie Wells: I'm Carrie Wells. Only a few people in the world have the ability to remember everything. I'm one of them. Pick any day of my life, and I can tell you what I saw or heard. Faces, conversations, clues - which comes in handy when you're a cop. If I miss something the first time, it's okay - I can go back and look again. My life is unforgettable.
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What's Wrong with You People???
13 November 2011 | by brent_a_grahamSee all my reviews

How is it a fantastic show like "Unforgettable", that improves every week with wonderful character development, and a superb lead actress (Poppy Montgomery as Carrie Wells) fails to stimulate the US viewer? Yet ridiculous shows like "Amazing Race" or "Survivor" drone on year after year. I just don't get it.

Oh, wait... I *do* get it. Most viewers are not interested in any show that demands a bit of thinking. Hence the disappearance of such gems as "Life", "Dollhouse", "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip", just to name a few.

This imaginative show is quite reminiscent of "Monk", with a lead character who has a special ability - "a gift AND a curse" - and a cast of supporting characters who have to figure out their roles.

Dive in to this delicious soufflé - you'll love it!


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