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Season 2 Episode 1


Aired Saturday 9:00 PM Jan 07, 2006 on
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This is based on the book Gadget by Paul Zindel where in 1945, Stephen Orr leaves his mother in war-torn London to join his father, a physicist, in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Though Stephen knows that his father is involved in a top-secret mission for the United States government bearing the code name The Gadget, he doesn’t understand the magnitude of the project. As Dr. Orr becomes increasingly obsessed with his work, Stephen begins to investigate The Gadget, and finds himself the target of a dangerous spy ring. He desperately wants friends, and enjoys the company of Alexei Nagavatsky, an older teen who lives with his family on base, but when Alexei’s father turns out to be a Russian spy, Stephen no longer knows whom to trust. Lonely and frightened, Stephen longs for a close relationship with his father, and along the way, discovers the truth surrounding his father’s workmoreless

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