Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Adam Raised a Cain

Season 2, Ep 21, Aired 4/3/09
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  • Episode Description
  • John is one step closer to catching Weaver while on his mission to rescue Skynet's latest target. Sarah and Ellison's reunion causes a change in their plan. Weaver discovers Ellison's secret.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Toni Graphia

  • Charles Beeson

  • Lena Headey

    Sarah Connor

  • Thomas Dekker

    John Connor

  • Summer Glau

    Cameron Phillips

  • Photos (2)
  • Fan Reviews (34)
  • Character deaths, Cain and Able and a haunting rendition of 'Donald where's yer troosers' make amongst other things, this one of the best episodes of the series

    By AegisAtreyu, Apr 24, 2009

  • The stakes are raised. (Spoilers!)

    By D0NNER, Apr 04, 2009

  • Not a bad episode. Interesting developments.

    By hashiba, Apr 04, 2009

  • It is sad, how Derek was retired so meaninglessly. Too many things happen too quickly. I hope that last episode will deliver.

    By n00bKilla, Apr 04, 2009

  • Strong opening act.

    By bogaty, Apr 04, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (15)

    • Derek: My brother buried out there, I thought … that counted for something between us. Sarah: Well, John counts for more - and you keep too many secrets for my tastes. Derek: Sorry about Charley John: (sighs) Well, everybody dies for me, right?

    • Savannah: (referring to her teacher) She said bad things about John Henry. Weaver: What did she say? Savannah: She said if you talk to somebody on the computer, they could come to your house and hurt you. Weaver: John Henry would never hurt you. But there are some people who wouldn't understand him, and people are afraid of things they don't understand. Savannah: If they knew him, they'd like him. Weaver: That may be, but for now, I don't want you to talk to anyone about him. Is that clear?

    • John Henry: Do you think my brother looks like me? Ellison: John Henry, wherever your brother might be, he's a … computer. He doesn't look like anyone. He certainly doesn't have your face. John Henry: I know that, Mr. Ellison. I simply meant, I wonder how similar his data is to my data. I wonder if we share the same thoughts. Ellison: I have no idea, but … I imagine … you're unique. John Henry: Yes, I am unique. But we may still reach many of the same conclusions given similar data sets. Ellison: You may think alike. John Henry: I'd like to know if we do. The human brain is an amazing computer. Its raw clock speed is 20 billion calculations per second. Its storage is functionally infinite. But it's flawed. Ellison: How is that? John Henry: There's nowhere to download it when you die.

    • John Henry: I need to know what my brother is thinking, Mr. Ellison. I need to know what he plans to do. I don't wanna die again.

    • Ellison: Did Sarah Connor kill those guards?
      John Henry: No.
      Ellison: Then who was she shootin' at?
      John Henry: (shows picture of Terminator) Him ... We should tell Ms. Weaver.
      Ellison: No. I don't think we should tell anyone.
      John Henry: Mr. Ellison ... you're asking me to keep a secret. You tell me it's wrong to lie yet you keep doing it.
      Ellison: I know what I said, John Henry, but in this case a lie might save someone.

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    Notes (1)

    • Original International Air Dates: Norway: November 7th, 2009 on TVNorge Sweden: December 3rd, 2009 on TV6 Finland: January 17th, 2010 on Sub Czech Republic: January 21st, 2010 on Prima COOL Slovakia: October 22nd, 2010 on Markiza

    Trivia (1)

    • Goof: When Derrek is buried, the marker says 2009. At the beginning of the season it was still the year 2007. Not enough time has passed for it to be 2009. It could only be 2008.

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