TMDB Rating 7.3
IMDB Rating 7.5

Series Details

Seasons: 4

Total Episodes: 86

Creators: Craig W. Van Sickle , Steven Long Mitchell

Networks: NBC

Status: Ended

First Air Date: Sep 19, 1996

Recent Air Date: May 13, 2000

Run Time: m

In Production: No

Original Language: English

Age Rating: NR

Website: Link

Production Companies: 20th Century Fox Television , NBC Studios , MTM Enterprises



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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.

Main Cast

Michael T. Weiss

Michael T. Weiss


Age : 60 | Popularity : 9%

Andrea Parker

Andrea Parker

Miss Parker

Age : 52 | Popularity : 10%

Patrick Bauchau

Patrick Bauchau


Age : 83 | Popularity : 15%

Jon Gries

Jon Gries


Age : 65 | Popularity : 10%

Ryan Merriman

Ryan Merriman

Young Jarod

Age : 39 | Popularity : 13%

James Denton

James Denton

Mr. Lyle

Age : 59 | Popularity : 8%

Richard Marcus

Richard Marcus

Mr. Raines

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Sam Ayers

Sam Ayers

Sam the Sweeper

Age : 60 | Popularity : 3%



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