The Pretender - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • 5/17/97
    10
    Jarod is shocked to learn the truth concerning another boy who was at the Centre, and Miss Parker continues delving into the circumstances surrounding her mother's death.
  • Keys
    Episode 17
    4/5/97
    9.5
    MIAMI, FLORIDA - During a hurricane, Jarod gets revenge on a corrupt Marine Patrol officer for the deaths of a young refugee's parents. He figures no one will pursue him since, after all, he's in the middle of a hurricane. But he's caught off guard when Miss Parker suddenly shows up. Even further caught off guard when his revenge backfires and his quarry escapes his net. Meanwhile, Miss Parker recalls the Thanksgiving before her mother's death. But she's blocked out certain painful details and Jarod makes her confront them.moreless
  • 5/17/97
    9.5
    FORT REXFORD, NEW YORK - Jarod becomes aware that Kyle, another pretender from The Centre, is on the run from the law. Eager to find him, he becomes an F.B.I. agent to aid the investigation. But he discovers that Kyle may have something to do with his mother. Meanwhile, Miss Parker and Sydney recruit Angelo to go through all of Jarod's red notebooks. They figure he can become Jarod and thus aiding in his capture.moreless
  • 5/17/97
    9.4
    UPSTATE NEW YORK - Jarod discovers more about his family through Harriet, and decides that he must return to The Centre to free his brother Kyle. Meanwhile, Miss Parker convinces Broots and Sydney to help her find the answers to her mother's death and believes Kyle may be the key. Finally, Jarod gets the opportunity to reunite with his family, including his sister. But The Centre becomes aware of the rendezvous and intends to stop it.moreless
  • Ranger Jarod
    Episode 14
    2/15/97
    9.3
    TOLUCA NATIONAL FOREST, OREGON - Jarod falls in love with his hiking partner while on a search-and-rescue for an ornithology student who disappeared in the mountains. Jarod also befriends a man named Big Bob who has many stooge-ish qualitites. Back at the Centre, Miss Parker reminisces about her relationship with Jarod when they were children.moreless
  • Not Even A Mouse
    Episode 8
    12/14/96
    9.1
    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - Jarod investigates the mystery behind a hit-and-run death of a homeless man known as 'Christmas George' while simultaneously trying to identify a Jane Doe before Christmas. Meanwhile, Sydney anxiously awaits word from Jarod and Miss Parker gets her hopes up spending Christmas with her father.
  • Under The Reds
    Episode 16
    3/22/97
    9.0
    ATLANTA, GEORGIA - Jarod checks into a fellow paramedic whom he believes is responsible for a graduate student's coma. But he first has to outsmart a pushy human resources officer who won't stop digging up everything on Jarod. After their follow-up to a lead on Jarod, Sydney disappears from the Centre. He holes himself up with his twin brother Jacob using a technique Jarod discovered in an attempt to bring him out of his coma. Miss Parker is put in charge of finding Syd and, to make matters worse, Mr. Raines commands her to eliminate Jacob when she finds them.moreless
  • Pilot
    Episode 1
    9/19/96
    9.0
    QUEENS, NEW YORK - Miss Parker and Sydney find they had just missed Jarod helping a tanker ship in Alaska. Jarod is now posing as a doctor to uncover the truth behind an operation that resulted in a boy becoming a paraplegic. Jarod also befriends a Greek woman who has trouble with (ahem) bowel movements.moreless
  • Jarod's Honor
    Episode 19
    5/3/97
    9.0
    NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - After completing a pretend, Jarod receives an email offering answers to his past. While investigating the lead, Jarod unexpectedly stubbles upon a dying hitman. When the hitman's last job comes calling, Jarod takes it. Meanwhile, Sydney and Miss Parker, following a lead from Jarod, attend a Twins Convention. And Broots covers for them from Mr. Raines.moreless
  • Baby Love
    Episode 20
    5/10/97
    9.0
    WYOMING(?) - After a close call with getting caught by Miss Parker, Jarod stumbles upon a baby who was thrown into a dumpster. Jarod takes the child and cares for it until he can find his parents, while avoiding sinister authorities. At the same time, Miss Parker, Sydney, and Broots follow clues that Jarod has dug up in reference to the meaning of SL-27.moreless
  • Unhappy Landings
    Episode 18
    4/26/97
    9.0
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA - Jarod takes the role of a U.S. marshal trying to find and protect a vital witness with information about drug bosses connected to crooked marshals. Meanwhile, Miss Parker puts Broots in charge of digging up any information on the children her mother rescued. And Sydney seeks counseling for his rage against Mr. Raines.moreless
  • A Virus Among Us
    Episode 7
    11/16/96
    8.9
    SKOKIE, ILLINOIS - Miss Parker finds that she just missed Jarod posing as a high school biology teacher, and is then subjected to the flu virus. Jarod now poses as a virologist at an infectious disease laboratory trying to figure out the story behind the disappearance of another virologist. He also befriends Ben, a musician who is trying to perfect his musical talent on various instruments, although his neighbors don't care for it.moreless
  • Bazooka Jarod
    Episode 13
    2/8/97
    8.8
    LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA - Jarod joins the Navy to investigate the drowning of a ship's engineer, but he must outwit a security officer who doubts his credentials. Meanwhile, the latest lead on Jarod pushes Miss Parker to follow clues regarding the children her mother saved.
  • 1/11/97
    8.8
    PITTSBURGH, PA - Jarod works as a firefighter while investigating the murder of another smoke-eater; Miss Parker seduces a married salesman with more than a few secrets of his own.
  • 9/28/96
    8.7
    SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - Miss Parker and Sydney once again miss Jarod at the Y.M.C.A. He's now posing as a member of the Coast Guard trying to figure out the truth behind the death of a man who was lost at sea waiting for rescue. Jarod also befriends a hermit who lives out at sea and refuses to come back to land.moreless
  • Curious Jarod
    Episode 4
    10/26/96
    8.7
    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - After spending some time studying probabilities and game theory, Jarod becomes head of security at a the Marquee Casino in Las Vegas. While there, he attempts to solve the mystery behind the death of a showgirl. Jarod also befriends a down-on-his-luck Elvis impersonator. Meanwhile, Sydney and Miss Parker resort to finding Jarod through the mob.moreless
  • The Paper Clock
    Episode 5
    11/2/96
    8.7
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - Aiming to help a man wrongly sentenced for murder, Jarod becomes a lawyer and goes after the arrogant attorney protecting the real killer. Meanwhile, Sydney is trying to reach an agreement with The Centre to make a trade with Jarod: A piece of Jarod's past for some of the simulations.moreless
  • Jaroldo!
    Episode 15
    3/8/97
    8.7
    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - Jarod becomes a TV news cameraman to investigate a gang shoot-out that badly injured another cameraman. Jarod also befriends a man who lost his job and his family. Meanwhile, Sydney and Miss Parker get trapped in a condemned building.
  • Prison Story
    Episode 12
    2/1/97
    8.7
    MARYLAND, OAKFIELD PENITENTIARY - Jarod pretends to be a prison guard who is trying to prove a man on death row didn't commit the crime he's sentenced to death for. Meanwhile, Miss Parker, Sydney, and Broots get a puzzling clue that makes them believe they're now one space ahead in the game of catching Jarod. Or are they?moreless
  • Mirage
    Episode 9
    1/4/97
    8.7
    HUDSPETH COUNTY, TEXAS - Jarod pretends to be a skydiving instructor looking into the death of a survivalist who died on his annual trip into the desert. Jarod is also visited by Ernie Two Feathers, a man who may (or may not) be a spirit guide. Meanwhile, Miss Parker is given a birthday present from Jarod that leads her to information about her mother.moreless
  • 1/18/97
    8.6
    DETROIT, MICHIGAN - Jarod poses as a member of the Detroit police bomb squad, searching for a serial bomber who left a woman photographer blind from one of his attacks. Meanwhile, the Centre puts Mr. Raines in charge of finding the person who's leaking information to Jarod. By utilizing Angelo, he puts Miss Parker, Sydney, and Broots to the test.moreless
  • 11/9/96
    8.6
    MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - Jarod, suspecting corruption in the police department, becomes an officer himself to solve the death of an adoptee who had recently been reunited with his birth father. He also befriends an aging lady who's young at heart, but is afraid of losing her wild side due to her fading eyesight. Meanwhile, Miss Parker is spending time in jail for violating criminal code 369.7 - Unlawful Carrying and Possession of Concealed Weapon, thanks to a tip from Jarod. With her in jail, Jarod uses that window of opportunity to hire a private investigator to aid in finding information about his mother.moreless
  • Flyer
    Episode 3
    10/19/96
    8.6
    ARIZONA - Sydney and Miss Parker travel a wind farm in Baja, CA where Jarod was last seen testing aerodynamics. Jarod is now flying jets for Skyvionics, which is testing a defense contractor's new computer system. He's really trying to figure out why a test pilot died during one of the tests. Jarod also befriends Mr. Hollis, a conspirator who was involved in the Manhattan Project.moreless
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