7 Days

Pilot (1)

Season 1, Ep 1, Aired 10/7/98
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  • Episode Description
  • The U.S. government adapts technology from an alien spacecraft at Roswell and creates a device that can travel back in time seven days. When Washington is devastated by a terrorist attack, the need to find a capable pilot becomes essential and with time running out, only mental patient and ex-military man Frank Parker proves suitable.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jonathan LaPaglia

    Lt. Frank Bartholomew Parker

  • Don Franklin

    Capt. Craig Donovan

  • Norman Lloyd

    Dr. Isaac Mentnor

  • Justina Vail

    Dr. Olga Vukavitch

  • Nick Searcy

    Nathan Ramsey

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Dark setting with promise.

    By SartaqKhan, Sep 24, 2009

  • Frank B Parker former navey seal, placed in the CIA nut house after completing last mission in Somalia. Frank Parker is a very inelligent and relentless person, will do what is necessary to complete his mission.

    By drwilsonpa, Sep 05, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • (referring to his Backstep tattoo) Frank: I've been in every foreign capital in the world, drunk, and I've never gotten one of those things.

    • Frank: Doc – there are certain outer molecules of my body that I wouldn't exactly want to part with just yet. Mentnor: Your testes. They'll be intact.

    • Frank: All this genius and you guys can't keep the air conditioning running.

    • MIB #1: If you meet our criteria, you'll leave this island - today. Frank: But I thought I was crazy. MIB #2: Are you? Frank: Not crazy enough to get involved in an operation you want a crazy man for.

    • MIB #1: (Frank) actually scored higher than he did under normal conditions. Talmadge: Talk to me. MIB #1: He's a jerk. Sir. A real problem personality.

    Notes (3)

    • There are no opening credits - the "regulars" are listed the same way as everyone else, albeit first before the "Guest Stars."

    • Originally aired as a two-hour pilot movie - split into two parts for subsequent reairings. Credits are inserted into the end of the part 1, listing all actors and their characters in both parts.

    • Alan Scarfe and Sam Whipple are listed as guest stars for this, the pilot episode.

    Trivia (3)

    • In the pilot episode when the Russian commandos are boarding the Russian freighter supposedly on the open sea, you can see dock lights reflected in the not-moving water.

    • In the opening shot we see the Sphere drifting through space with a dead chrononaut. How'd they ever recover the Sphere?

    • In later episodes it'll be constantly referenced that Donovan is Frank's potential back-up as chrononaut, etc. But in this episode there's no indication that he was ever considered for or tested for the position. This seems odd given how desperate they are here.

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