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The Pretender (1996)

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.

  • Craig W. Van Sickle
  • Steven Long Mitchell
Release Date: Thu, Sep 19, 1996

Country: US
Language: En
Runtime: 43

Season 4:

The World's Changing
Episode 1: The World's Changing (Sep 25, 1999)
Once again a prisoner of the Centre, Jarod discovers a plot to murder a team of nuclear researchers, giving him even more motivation to escape. Meanwhile, Sydney and Broots try to find Miss Parker and Miss Parker tries to find her father -- and figure out who to trust.
Episode 2: Survival (Oct 02, 1999)
Jarod joins the Army CID to investigate the suicide of a soldier in POW survival training. Meanwhile, he gives Mr. Lyle and Miss Parker a taste of that training by trapping them together in a shipping container.
Angel's Flight
Episode 3: Angel's Flight (Oct 30, 1999)
Jarod infiltrates a Goth con game to locate a missing girl. Meanwhile, a faceless wax head sent by Jarod leaves Miss Parker and company trying to fill in the pieces.
Risque Business
Episode 4: Risque Business (Nov 06, 1999)
Jarod pretends to be a sex therapist to investigate a brutal assault on a doctor. Meanwhile, Broots tries to summon up the courage to reveal his feelings to Miss Parker.
Road Trip
Episode 5: Road Trip (Nov 13, 1999)
Jarod finds himself on a road trip to help a mysterious young woman, whom he falls for. Meanwhile, he tells Miss Parker, Sydney and Broots to 'follow the yellow brick road'.
Episode 6: Extreme (Dec 04, 1999)
Jarod Pretends to be an extreme sports enthusiast in order to learn what happened to a comatose young man. Meanwhile, Miss Parker, Sydney, and Broots follow Jarod's "game show" clues, and find themselves investigating Mr. Lyle.
Wild Child
Episode 7: Wild Child (Dec 11, 1999)
Jarod Pretends to be a psychologist to help a young girl found living alone in the wilderness. Meanwhile. Miss Parker finds out a Centre contract has been taken out on her father's life, leading her to look more closely at Mr. Cox.
Rules of Engagement
Episode 8: Rules of Engagement (Jan 08, 2000)
Jarod tries to stop a hostage situation in a hospital. Miss Parker is confused by an encounter with her father.
'Til Death Do Us Part
Episode 9: 'Til Death Do Us Part (Jan 15, 2000)
On the anniversary of Thomas' death, Jarod challenges a haunted Miss Parker to resume her hunt for his killer. But the search leads back to her father and Brigitte, who is close to giving birth.
Spin Doctor (I)
Episode 10: Spin Doctor (I) (Feb 05, 2000)
Jarod tries to track down the killer of a man who helped him escape from The Centre. Meanwhile, Miss Parker tries to help Sydney deal with his past. The crossover continues on Profiler S04E10 Clean Sweep (II).
Cold Dick
Episode 11: Cold Dick (Feb 12, 2000)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - After being contacted by Argyle, Jarod becomes a Las Vegas private investigator to save a showgirl in trouble with with the mob. Meanwhile, Broots and Miss Parker try to outwit Jarod by posing as a newlywed couple and checking into the honeymoon suite. But come sunrise, they find they've gotten more involved with each other then they ever have chasing Jarod...
Episode 12: Lifeline (Feb 19, 2000)
Jarod becomes a bodyguard to reunite an undercover ATF agent and her daughter. Meanwhile. Miss Parker sets out to prove Raines' religious 'conversion' is nothing of the kind.
Ghosts From The Past
Episode 13: Ghosts From The Past (Feb 26, 2000)
Jarod infiltrates a white supremacist group to stop the bombing of a Unity event. Meanwhile, Angelo fights his way through Jarod's past to find the old enemy currently threatening Jarod's life.
The Agent Of Year Zero
Episode 14: The Agent Of Year Zero (Mar 11, 2000)
Jarod tries to help a Cambodian woman avenge the death of her family at the hands of a war criminal -- who is also an ally of Mr. Lyle. Meanwhile, Miss Parker tracks that connection from the Centre.
Episode 15: Junk (Mar 25, 2000)
Jarod goes undercover as a junkie in a rehab clinic to help a woman regain custody of her son. Meanwhile, Miss Parker and company find Jarod's connection to the woman through her father and the Centre.
School Daze
Episode 16: School Daze (Apr 22, 2000)
Jarod poses as an elementary school teacher to protect a young witness in a murder trial. Meanwhile, Miss Parker encounters a ghost from the past.
Episode 17: Meltdown (Apr 29, 2000)
Jarod infiltrates a gang of burglars to discover which of them killed a little girl. Meanwhile, an email that isn't there leads Miss Parker to someone who might have answers about her mother's death.
Corn Man A Comin'
Episode 18: Corn Man A Comin' (May 06, 2000)
Jarod follows the trail of a kidnapping, documented by a camcorder he finds in a pawn shop. Meanwhile, Miss Parker continues her search for Edna Raines, with Jarod's help.
The Inner Sense (1)
Episode 19: The Inner Sense (1) (May 13, 2000)
Jarod finally locates his sister Emily, just in time to see her nearly assassinated by The Centre. Meanwhile, Miss Parker's search of the secrets behind her mother's death lead her and Jarod to the same place -- and a mysterious young man named Ethan.
The Inner Sense (2)
Episode 20: The Inner Sense (2) (May 13, 2000)
Jarod finally locates his sister Emily, just in time to see her nearly assassinated by The Centre. Meanwhile, Miss Parker's search of the secrets behind her mother's death lead her and Jarod to the same place -- and a mysterious young man named Ethan.

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