The Pretender

The Pretender (1996)

Hero of a thousand faces. Man of a thousand lives.

  • Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Creator: Craig W. Van Sickle, Steven Long Mitchell
  • First Air Date: 1996-09-19
  • Last Air Date: 2000-05-13
  • Total Seasons: 4
  • Total Episodes: 86
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 43 min.
  • Language: e
  • Networks: NBC
star 7.4/10
From 122 Ratings

Summary

Raised in a secret facility built for experimenting on children, Jarod is a genius who can master any profession and become anyone he has to be. When he realizes as an adult that he's actually a prisoner and his captors are not as benevolent as he's been told, he breaks out. While trying to find his real identity, Jarod helps those he encounters and tries to avoid the woman sent to retrieve him.

  • Keywords: undercover, anti hero, genius, investigation, conspiracy, evil corporation, impostor, justice, boy genius, manhunt, prodigy
  • The Pretender Trailer

    The Pretender Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1996-09-19
    22 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1997-11-01
    22 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 1998-10-17
    22 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 1999-09-25
    20 Episodes

    The Pretender Episodes

    Season 1 Episode 1
    Pilot
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 2
    Every Picture Tells a Story
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 3
    Flyer
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 4
    Curious Jarod
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 5
    The Paper Clock
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 6
    To Serve and Protect
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 7
    A Virus Among Us
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 8
    Not Even a Mouse
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 9
    Mirage
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 10
    The Better Part of Valor
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 11
    Bomb Squad
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 12
    Prison Story
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 13
    Bazooka Jarod
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 14
    Ranger Jarod
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 15
    Jaroldo!
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 16
    Under the Reds
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 17
    Keys
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 18
    Unhappy Landings
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 19
    Jarod's Honor
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 20
    Baby Love
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 21
    The Dragon House (1)
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 1 Episode 22
    The Dragon House (2)
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 1
    Back From the Dead Again
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 2
    Scott Free
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 3
    Over the Edge
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 4
    Exposed
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 5
    Nip and Tuck
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 6
    Past Sim
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    Season 2 Episode 7
    Collateral Damage
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 8
    Hazards
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 9
    F/X
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 10
    Indy Show
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 11
    Gigolo Jarod
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 12
    Toy Surprise
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 13
    A Stand Up Guy
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 14
    Unforgotten
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 15
    Bulletproof
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 16
    Silence
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 17
    Crash
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 18
    Stolen
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 19
    Red Rock Jarod
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 20
    Bank
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 21
    Bloodlines (1)
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 2 Episode 22
    Bloodlines (2)
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 1
    Crazy
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 2
    Hope and Prey
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 3
    Once in a Blue Moon
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    Season 3 Episode 4
    Someone to Trust
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    Season 3 Episode 5
    Betrayal
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    Season 3 Episode 6
    Parole
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 7
    Homefront
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 8
    Flesh and Blood
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 9
    Murder 101
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 10
    Mr. Lee
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 11
    The Assassin
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    Season 3 Episode 12
    Unsinkable
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 13
    Pool
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 14
    At the Hour of Our Death
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 15
    Countdown
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 16
    P.T.B.
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    Season 3 Episode 17
    Ties That Bind
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 18
    Wake Up
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 19
    End Game
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 20
    Qallupilluit
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 21
    DoNotErase (1)
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 3 Episode 22
    DoNotErase (2)
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 4 Episode 1
    The World's Changing
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 4 Episode 2
    Survival
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    Season 4 Episode 3
    Angel's Flight
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    Season 4 Episode 4
    Risque Business
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    Season 4 Episode 5
    Road Trip
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    Season 4 Episode 6
    Extreme
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    Season 4 Episode 7
    Wild Child
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    Season 4 Episode 8
    Rules of Engagement
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    Season 4 Episode 9
    'Til Death Do Us Part
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    Season 4 Episode 10
    Spin Doctor
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    Season 4 Episode 11
    Cold Dick
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    Season 4 Episode 12
    Lifeline
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 4 Episode 13
    Ghosts From the Past
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    Season 4 Episode 14
    The Agent of Year Zero
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 4 Episode 15
    Junk
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 4 Episode 16
    School Daze
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    Season 4 Episode 17
    Meltdown
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 4 Episode 18
    Corn Man A Comin
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 4 Episode 19
    The Inner Sense (1)
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    Duration: 60 min
    Season 4 Episode 20
    The Inner Sense (2)
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    • Michael T. Weiss

      as Jarod
    • Andrea Parker

      as Miss Parker
    • Patrick Bauchau

      as Sydney
    • Jon Gries

      as Broots
    Production Craig W. Van Sickle Producer
    Production Steven Long Mitchell Producer
    Production Juan Carlos Coto Producer

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