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The Pretender

An intriguing drama about an enigmatic genius trained to masquerade as anyone, often using his intellect (and, when necessary, a bit of brawn) to help others. Jarod Russell goes on the lam to evade his pursuers, a diabolical cabal called the Centre, which (more…)

Premiered: September 19, 1996

Rating: None

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Bloodlines, Part 2 Season 2, Episode 22 May 16, 1998 $0.99

While Miss Parker is shocked to learn that she has a twin brother, Jarod is outraged to learn that the Centre intends to create another Pretender...although not if Sydney can help it. Download part 2 now!

Bloodlines, Part 1 Season 2, Episode 21 May 16, 1998 $0.99

While Miss Parker is shocked to learn that she has a twin brother, Jarod is outraged to learn that the Centre intends to create another Pretender...although not if Sydney can help it. Download part 1 now!

Bank Season 2, Episode 20 May 9, 1998 $0.99

When Jarod helps arrange a meeting between Miss Parker and a man who knew her mother, he discovers that this is the same man who stole him from his parents' house.

Stolen Season 2, Episode 19 May 2, 1998 $0.99

A kidnapping case Jarod is working on brings back his own long buried memories of being abducted from his home as a child and taken to the Centre.

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The Pretender Season 1
Jarod is a Pretender - a genius whose exceptional intelligence allows him to assume various identities at will, be it doctor, test pilot or lawyer.
The Pretender Season 2
Jarod is a Pretender--a genius whose exceptionally high I.Q. allows him to master virtually any profession. Since escaping from the Centre, the secret (more…)

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  • Premiered: September 19, 1996
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: An intriguing drama about an enigmatic genius trained to masquerade as anyone, often using his intellect (and, when necessary, a bit of brawn) to help others. Jarod Russell goes on the lam to evade his pursuers, a diabolical cabal called the Centre, which… (more)

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