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FlashForward

Series Summary
Residents of Los Angeles go about their day unaware that a mysterious event is about to change their lives. FBI agents Mark Benford and Demetri Noh are in a car chase; Benford's physician wife is in the middle of surgery; and Benford's friend Aaron Stark works on power lines high above the ground. Suddenly, something causes everyone in the world to black out for just over two minutes. During that time, each person sees a series of events in his or her own future -- some good, some bad, some apparently nonexistent. As people begin to piece together their visions on a worldwide website, Mark and Demetri use the information to try to pinpoint the cause of the blackout, and people are still trying to determine whether destiny can be changed, and what effect those changes may have on others.

Air Dates: 2009 - 2010

Genres: Drama, Mystery

Network: ABC

  • Season 1, Ep. 22 : Future Shock May 27, 2010

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    April 29, 2010, arrives as everyone waits to see if the flash-forward predictions take place; Mark uncovers the date of the next blackout; Simon and Demetri break into the NLAP mainframe.

  • Season 1, Ep. 21 : Countdown May 20, 2010

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    Mark continues his interrogation of Hellinger; Lloyd finds something that could help him solve the complex equation from his flashforward; Tracy fights for her life.

  • Season 1, Ep. 20 : The Negotiation May 13, 2010

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    Mark does everything in his power to protect Gabriel; Aaron risks his life in an attempt to rescue his daughter; Janis must kill a fellow agent.

  • Season 1, Ep. 19 : Course Correction May 6, 2010

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    Demetri and Banks try to track down a killer; Mark reluctantly agrees to help Simon find his sister; the FBI discovers the identity of Suspect Zero.

  • Season 1, Ep. 18 : Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Apr 29, 2010

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    Olivia receives disturbing news from Gabriel (James Callis); Aaron's life is in danger as he continues to search for his daughter in Afghanistan.

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  • Even critics and fans who are intrigued (as I am) by the often riveting pilot--which ends on a whopper of a cliffhanger twist--can’t help projecting a bit into our own future, one that’s informed by a past that’s littered with ambitious pilot episodes that ultimately didn’t measure up. show more

  • If you like big-screen-level thrills and complicated plot structures, you'll opt-in to FlashForward. And you'll be rewarded. Here's hoping it stays strong and compelling as it heads to April 29. show more

  • ABC knows that "Lost" is coming up on its last season, and it wants to ease the transition for you with this sci-fi grand-mystery series. On the basis of one episode, it's hard to say whether it will live up to its promise. But there is promise. show more

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