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The Pretender: Season 1 (1996-1997)






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A one-hour suspense series about a genius whose exceptional intelligence allows him to master virtually any profession. He uses his skill to become a one-man nonviolent vigilante force for justice, despite being stalked by agents of a clandestine research complex.


Andrea Parker
as Miss Parker
Jon Gries
as Broots
Richard Marcus
as Mr. Raines
Ryan Merriman
as Young Jarod
Carol Huston
as Lt. Paula Pratt
Alex Wexo
as Young Sydney
James Denton
as Mr. Lyle
Gregg Henry
as Peter Morgan
Vic Polizos
as Albert Danes
Pamela Gidley
as Brigitte
Christopher Allport
as Lt. Cdr. Nashton
Pamela Brull
as Kitty Morgan
Leon Russom
as Capt. Nagel
Jennifer Banko
as Melina Pratt
James Handy
as Steve Hanlon
Paul Eiding
as Bernie/`The King'
Lisa Rieffel
as Jeanette
Harve Presnell
as Mr. Parker
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Critic Reviews for The Pretender: Season 1

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The cast was engaging and everyone involved seemed to have a blast, which translated to the viewing experience. It's so campy and ridiculous and exactly the thing to watch in syndication while doing homework.

October 8, 2018 | Full Review…

Mixing emotional drama and suspense with mystery and touches of fantasy, The Pretender is a fun choice for thrill-seekers who can handle the many plot twists and heart-pounding surprises that lurk around nearly every corner.

October 5, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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