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Suburban mom Allison DuBois attempts to balance family life with solving mysteries using her special gift. The dead send her visions of their deaths or other crimes while she sleeps.
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Series cast summary:
Patricia Arquette ...  Allison Dubois / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
Miguel Sandoval ...  D.A. Manuel Devalos / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
Sofia Vassilieva ...  Ariel Dubois / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
Maria Lark ...  Bridgette Dubois / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
Jake Weber ...  Joe Dubois / ... 130 episodes, 2005-2011
David Cubitt ...  Detective Lee Scanlon / ... 121 episodes, 2005-2011
Miranda Carabello ...  Marie Dubois / ... 76 episodes, 2005-2011
Madison Carabello ...  Marie Dubois / ... 47 episodes, 2005-2011
Tina DiJoseph ...  Lynn DiNovi / ... 40 episodes, 2005-2011
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Storyline

Housewife and mother Allison DuBois uses her psychic visions about dead people and the violence surrounding them to work as a part-time consultant with the local district attorney's office. Her husband, Joe, a science engineer, goes from being a skeptic to a bemused believer as Allison's gifts help solve crimes across the country. Written by Jwelch5742

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3 January 2005 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Patricia Arquette agreed to portray Alison DuBois, but made it clear to the real-life Alison that she would in no way model her performance on her. See more »

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Throughout the show, Allison calls Devalos 'districK attorney', not 'districT attorney'. See more »

Quotes

Allison Dubois: How can you say that?
Joe Dubois: I move my lips, I push out air. There's nothing to it.
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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #1.1 (2008) See more »

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Successful Combination of Sci-Fi, Crime and Family Drama
4 February 2005 | by MaureneSee all my reviews

I haven't been this enthusiastic about a TV show for awhile. The actors are top notch and the stories interesting. In my opinion, the core of the show is not the cases the main character (Allison) investigates or even her psychic abilities. Rather, its how her abilities affect her relationships with others (especially her husband). So far my favorite episode has been "A Couple of Choices" but I can't explain why. I love how the husband and children are portrayed. I have a small crush on the husband (Joe) and the kids argue with each other just like normal kids. (I got a real kick hearing the eldest daughter tattle that the younger one hadn't brushed her teeth - rather she just got the toothbrush wet.) Allison is so down to earth that she is easy to related to.

So few crime or science fiction shows effectively incorporate family drama. Medium is a refreshing change!


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