The Pretender 2 Seasons 1998

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Season 2
(95) IMDb 9.1/10

22. Bloodlines, Part 2 TV-NR CC

While Miss Parker is shocked to learn that she has a twin brother, Jarod is outraged to learn that the Centre intends to create another Pretender...although not if Sydney can help it. Download part 2 now!

Starring:
Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker
Runtime:
47 minutes
Original air date:
May 16, 1998

Bloodlines, Part 2

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You can watch any episode from any series and still enjoy the show.
Douglas D. Tripp
The characterizations are great; fun, interesting plotlines and the ever growing mystery of who "Jarod" really is.
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40 of 44 people found the following review helpful By Michael A. Brown on July 19, 2005
Format: DVD
As Jarod started to feel more at ease in the world, "The Pretender" started to take more chances with the formula. Enter new baddies... primary among them Jamie Denton (Desperate Housewives) as Mr. Lyle. What he lacked in opposing thumbs, he made up for with sheer determination and deception. The enigmatic Mr. Raines had a greater presence here as well. They were soon followed by Harve Presnell as Mr. Parker, and Pamela Gidley as Brigitte.

As the second season went on, The Centre lost faith in Miss Parker's ability to bring Jarod back. She was hounded by Lyle and Brigitte. And was never really sure where her beloved Daddy stood. To make matters worse, she began running into her own health issues. And what did happen in that Centre elevator all those years ago?

The tapestry that was the central storyline for this great show, got woven a bit further. Though for every question that was answered (and there were very few), another series of questions would manifest themselves.

While Fox is still being stingy with the extras on the sets. It is nice to see that they are following up with the second season release. Season three is on the books for late February, hold your breath for season four.
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44 of 51 people found the following review helpful By Phillip O. VINE VOICE on September 1, 2005
Format: DVD
1. Back from the Dead Again

Jarod impersonates a college professor to investigate the disappearance of a medical student's brother.

2. Scott Free

Jarod impersonates a safe cracker to help an ex-con being blackmailed by a thief.

3. Over the Edge

Jarod impersonates a rescue worker in hopes of uncovering the truth behind the apparent attempted suicide of another team member.

4. Exposed

Jarod poses as a fashion photographer to track down the stalker of a model.

5. Nip & Tuck

Jarod impersonates a plastic surgeon so he can probe the tragic disfigurement of a teenage girl.

6. Past Sim

Lyle utilizes one of Jarod's simulations to help a Japanese mobster kidnap a murder witness.

7. Collateral Damage

Jarod helps a soldier who has been falsely assused of treason.

8. Hazards

Jarod helps a suicidal engineer who has been made the scapegoat for a hazardous chemical spill that killed three people.

9. FX

A stunt man is seriously injured during the filming of a television commercial.

10. Indy Show

Jarod impersonates a race car driver to solve a mystery.

11. Gigolo Jarod

While impersonating a gigolo, Jarod discovers a plot concocted by a real estate developer to drive residents of a poor urban area from their neighborhood.

12. Toy Surprise

Jarod attempts to help a teenage boy whose best friend was killed in an automobile accident.

13. A Stand Up Guy

Jarod infiltrates the mob to flush out a cop killer.

14. Unforgotten

Jarod develops amnesia after he is struck on the head.

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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful By H. J. Snape on July 1, 2005
Format: DVD
This was an incredible season of The Pretender. It was, in fact, the one that made me fall in love with the show. It has, in my opinion, the most consistantly good episodes in the series. Season Two also had a good balance between the Centre and Jarod's pretends, which is always a plus. The last few episode of the season are some of the best Pretender ever had.

Two seasons down, two seasons and two movies to go.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Miss Kate Beckett Parker on September 16, 2005
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Season 2 of "The Pretender" holds onto the momentum established with Season 1 and builds on it. All of the drama continues. The tale of the Pretender, 'Jarod' who is a genius who could become anyone he wanted to be but didn't know who he was, still refreshingly original. Jarod's experiences are skillfully portrayed with sensitivity by the lead actor, Michael T. Weiss. Season 2 introduces the character, 'Mr. Lyle,' played with finesse by James Denton, of current Desperate Housewives fame. Jamie Denton, as he was called then, is so convincing as the nefarious 'Mr. Lyle' that he has been avoided by people in real life because of the role! The same actually goes for Andrea Parker who plays the very complicated character 'Miss Parker,' and has had similar reactions from people in real life. (What a tribute to these performers. How can you not watch?) But unlike 'Mr. Lyle,' 'Miss Parker' is not just a one-sided person. She isn't just pure evil. 'Jarod' is very good at showing us the other facets of her character as he challenges her in ways she would never expect from anyone. Andrea Parker owns the role of 'Miss Parker' and I hope she will get to play it again at least one more time in a final "Pretender" movie. Meanwhile, I will enjoy these DVDs, which by the way, also contain one of Andrea's favorite episodes, "Toy Surprise." No spoilers here, you'll have to watch to see why! This DVD set is very definitive Pretender, perfectly crafted drama, mystery and comedy, pure and clean, classic entertainment your whole family can enjoy. A+++++++++++++
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By eatsshootsleaves on June 18, 2005
Format: DVD
This is hands down the best season of The Pretender. The mysteries keep coming, revelations are brought to light, and it ends with a hell of a cliffhanger.

Highly recommended.
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