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All it takes is a glitch in the system of our lives to expose our deepest fears. What happens then? The answer comes in shock waves when an unprecedented conspiracy pitches the West Coast into total darkness. "Blackout" is not just a miniseries event that strikes at our deepest and darkest fears, but it is also a cautionary thriller for a paranoid age. Part Two of Three.
A computer hacker, recruited by a shadowy figure, has executed the largest disaster to hit California--completely shutting down the state's vulnerable electrical system. With the outage comes chaos, as record heat waves and the dark of the night create a city by city panic.
Daniel is mayor. Determined to use his new position to pay for his sins, but living in fear of his secret being discovered. When the woman from the Yellow Moon club makes contact, Daniel knows he must do everything he can to keep her quiet. At home, Alex finds Pulis’s bloodied belongings and realises what Daniel has done. Detective Bevan is convinced his ex-wife Sylvie is having an affair and, in keeping a watchful eye, is drawn dangerously close to Daniel. A street drunk is framed for the Pulis killing, and Daniel starts to suspect he is embroiled in something larger than he can understand.
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- Premiered: January 4, 1988
- Rating: None
- Premise: Contestants are paired with celebrities in a word-puzzle game. (more)