John Doe

Season 1 Episode 9

Manifest Destiny

Aired Friday 9:00 PM Dec 06, 2002 on FOX

Episode Fan Reviews (3)

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    Never underestimate John Doe's power and the writers of this show. Its interesting how the story line can turn to a dead end and all fit together when done. John Doe's Skills prove this show is worth watching.

    Its an Excellent story line even thou on John Doe is the one main character in this story line. The English Detective wants the Credit for not doing a thing
  • John takes a plane flight to London and finds himself in a life or death situation where his abilities help save the day.

    John gets on a plane bound for London. His claustrophobia grips him almost immediately. He takes a seat next to Dr. Rachel Pembroke, a beautiful British neurologist. John helps her with her laptop and she helps him with a reflexology technique that eases his distress. It's kind of a neat arrangement: a genius with amnesia getting acquainted with a neurologist. Later on, a priest is murdered in a most uncommon manner. John and Rachel team up with a Scotland Yard detective to investigate the murder and find the killer. Naturally John uses his amazing intellect while investigating. He also gets some help from a Czech weight-lifting team. During the investigation, John helps to avert a crisis on the plane and forms a romantic relationship with Rachel. This is a very good episode with action, tenderness and suspense. Again, this episode has some neat trivia for people wanting to know a little more. It's amazing that many of the things that John requires for his homemade tools are on the plane.
  • Manifest Destiny, a perfect 10

    Manifest Destiny, a perfect 10.

    Better than anyone has a right to expect from an individual episode of a one hour weekly TV series.

    Not as good as a feature film of course. But every bit as good as many made for TV movies.

    Gabrielle Anwar brings some real star power to the episode as well.