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  • Allison DuBois (Patricia Arquette) is a strong-willed mother of three, a devoted wife who begins to suspect that she can talk to dead people, see the future in her dreams, and read people's thoughts. Fearing for her mental health, she turns to her husband Joe (Jake Weber), an aerospace engineer, for support. Joe slowly comes to believe that what his wife is telling him just might be true. The real challenge is convincing her boss, D.A. Manuel Devalos (Miguel Sandoval) -- and the other doubters in the criminal justice system -- that her psychic abilities can give them the upper hand when it comes to solving violent and horrific crimes whose mysteries often reside with those who live beyond the grave. Sofia Vassilieva and Maria Lark also star as Ariel and Bridgette, the eldest two DuBois children. David Cubitt stars as Detective Lee Scanlon, who Allison often works with on cases. As Allison and Joe's daughters continue to grow, their psychic abilities show more and more development, keeping the DuBois' home life busy and interesting. Through it all, Joe and Allison continue to balance their hectic home life with their professional lives -- which seem to become more and more stressful as time goes on.moreless

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  • S 7 : Ep 13

    Me Without You

    Aired 1/21/11

  • S 7 : Ep 12

    Labor Pains

    Aired 1/14/11

  • S 7 : Ep 11

    Only Half Lucky

    Aired 1/7/11

  • S 7 : Ep 10

    Blood on the Tracks

    Aired 12/3/10

  • S 7 : Ep 9

    The People in Your Neighborhood

    Aired 11/19/10

  • Cast & Crew
  • Miguel Sandoval

    D.A. Manuel Devalos

  • Patricia Arquette

    Allison DuBois

  • Jake Weber

    Joe DuBois

  • David Cubitt

    Det. Lee Scanlon

  • Sofia Vassilieva

    Ariel DuBois

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  • Quotes (387)

    • Allison: Suffice it to say I’m apparently either a little psychic or a little psycho. Devalos: Oh.

    • Captain Push: Well, how’d you find out about that kiss? Allison: I made it up. Captain Push: Excuse me, lady? Allison: Oh, put your bug eyes back in your head. I said, I made it up. I took a shot. I figured he’d either be so offended, he’d talk, or he’d be so embarrassed, he’d talk. So either way… Captain Push: This is not good for my heart.

    • Allison: (to the 17-year-old) You’re so pretty. You look like an ad for milk or toothpaste. But when I listen to your soul, all I hear are the sounds of small animals being tortured and children crying.

    • Allison: I am too sensitive to practice law, but I can’t do any good with all my effin’ sensitivity ‘cause I’m not sensitive enough to know that it’s gonna freaking rain! Joe: Allison… Allison: Shut up and drive.

    • Captain Push: (to Allison about his heart operation) The doctor cracked me open like a walnut. He told me if I didn’t calm my life down, the next time I complained of chest pains, he wouldn’t bother with a needle, thread, or latex gloves. He’d just walk me over to the autopsy room and have me pick out which drawer I wanted to be kept in.

    • Allison: (on the phone) I gotta go. It’s Captain Happy at the door. Joe: At this hour? At your hotel room? Is there something you want to tell me? Something I need to know? Allison: Yes, I am leaving you for the angriest, ugliest man on the planet. Now go to bed. I love you. (hangs up)

    • Captain Push: Let me give you somethin’ to think about. If I embrace this nonsensical hunch of yours and waste valuable public resources by havin’ my 30-odd men here use the better part of an afternoon diggin’ up this yard and we don’t find the body, then I figure that makes you an accessory after the fact. Aiding and abetting a child molester by providing us with false leads. And I figure that’s good for three years hard time. Now, you ponder that for a second and then you tell me one more time where you think this body is. Allison: You’re standing on it.

    • Allison: All I know is, the body is here now. Captain Push: You know that, huh? Allison: Yeah. Captain Push: And how do you know? You just get, what? A feelin’? Like an itch or somethin’? Or maybe you seen a secret unrecovered body map somewhere that we missed. Or, hell, maybe you’re online with the folks at www.i’ I’m talking to you! Allison: No. You’re yelling at me. And trying to intimidate me. And attempting to ridicule me. And you really ought to calm down. We both know that your heart can’t take this kind of agitation.

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    Notes (330)

    • NBC Broadcast History Seasons 1 and 2: Mondays, 10:00pm Season 3: Wednesdays, 10:00pm Seasons 4 and 5: Mondays, 10:00pm CBS Broadcast History Season 6: Fridays, 9:00pm Season 7: Fridays, 8:00pm

    • International Air Dates: Czech Republic: December 11th, 2008 on Prima

    • Jake Weber receives the "And" credit in the opening credits, in this and all future episodes.

    • The character of Allison DuBois is based on a real-life person by the same name. The real Allison DuBois wrote a book called Don't Kiss Them Good-Bye.

    • NBC reran the episode on Thursday, January 6 in ER's timeslot as a "special rebroadcast".

    • International Air Dates: Czech Republic: December 12, 2008 on Prima

    • Jake Weber (Joe DuBois) and guest star John Mese (Ivan Kinetko) previously worked together in the short-lived drama American Gothic.

    • Originally scheduled to air in a special timeslot of Thursday at 10:00pm, pre-empting ER. A rerun of the pilot aired instead.

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    Trivia (114)

    • Goof: During the scene where Allison is driving Balinda to the psychic's house, the door on Balinda's side begins unlocked when viewing the car from the front, then is locked during the first two cuts inside the car. It is unlocked again afterwards.

    • The Texas Rangers had a search warrant to go through the rapist's house, but didn't have one to dig in the yard. Why did they bring shovels then?

    • Apart from the fact that wolves very rarely bark, the wolf chasing Allison clearly isn't doing the barking sound heard during her dream.

    • When the witness is afraid to describe the killer, she picks the guy on the cover of a magazine to describe instead. That guy is Matt Damon.

    • Goof: When Allison looked at the business card (with her boss's home phone number hand-written on it) a second time, it was written in a completely different style.

    • The title of this episode refers to the vision of Sharona's possible future as well as the possibility that Allison and Joe may have a child 'coming soon.'

    • Goof: In the scene after Allison met Jared, when she is throwing up, the pregnancy test her boss notices in her bag has the words 'pregnancy test' clearly displayed on the top. However, when they are walking down the hall, the top of pregnancy test can still be seen in the bag, but now having a blank top.

    • Goof: The series is supposedly set in Phoenix. However, the intersection of Chaparral and Miller Road (where Allison claims to be driving) is actually a residential area of Scottsdale, not the partly industrial area with a skyscraper in the background that's shown in the episode.

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    Allusions (83)

    • Allison: It's one of the wicked stepsisters calling to say she's coming to the ball, but she wants me to stop and clean her fireplace. This is a reference to Cinderella, a fairy tale about a young girl named Cinderella whose stepmother and two bratty daughters treat her horribly and make her do all the housework. Cinderella sneaks to a ball one night where the Prince is looking for the perfect girl to marry, and they fall in love and live happily ever after.

    • Det. Scanlon: It's like the Gone with the Wind of gun control movies. Gone with the Wind is an epic novel published in 1936. In 1939 a film adaptation was released, which is the highest grossing film is Hollywood history.

    • Det. Scanlon: Bowling for Columbine. Bowling for Columbine is a 2002 documentary by Michael Moore that explores the roots of gun control in America.

    • (Dream Sequence) Allison dreams of being chased through the woods by a wolf. This is a reference to the fairytale Little Red Riding Hood, which is about a little girl named Little Red Riding Hood who goes to see her sick grandmother. Upon arriving she finds a wolf in her grandmother's bed instead and runs away into the woods to escape. A hunter saves Little Red Riding Hood before the wolf can eat her.

    • The title is a play on part of conventional wedding vows- "in sickness and in health."

    • After Joe accurately predicts Brett's heart attack, Brett calls him "Kreskin" in his hospital room. This is a reference to "The Amazing Kreskin," who describes himself as a "mentalist" and was a frequent and popular guest on talk shows during the seventies.

    • Brett: I'll be upstairs in the Fortress of Solitude. This is a reference to the headquarters of Superman, where he performed his scientific experiments.

    • Michael's Dodge City Western Wear T-Shirt Dodge City is a town in Kansas. It gained its popularity for being recognized as a Western Cow Town and for the historic Boot Hill. Dodge City is the setting of the television show Gunsmoke and the movie Boot Hill and in its early days hosted famous lawmen such as Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson.

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  • Fan Reviews (249)
  • Tina di Joseph is more wooden than Pinocchio

    By nursejackie1969, Jan 24, 2015

  • great show

    By ch101972, Nov 01, 2014

  • Great show, the real Alison ruined it.

    By mediumisinthehouse, Aug 17, 2014

  • miss miss miss this show

    By dianelongo37, Oct 10, 2013

  • I like the family life shown in Medium

    By sooszq, Jul 24, 2013