Project Description

Season 2

Official DVD release of Season 2, the US version, was released on September 20, 2005

Original air date: November 1, 1997
Written by: Steven Long Mitchell & Craig W. Van Sickle
Directed by: James Whitmore, Jr.

As Jarod continues to deal with the death of his brother, Miss Parker and Sydney suddenly find themselves dealing with two new operatives at the Centre, Mr Lyle and Brigitte.
Jarod’s Discoveries: Halloween, Orange and Black candy, Dog Poop in a bag on a doorstep
Jarod’s Occupations: Monk, Anatomy Professor
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Howard



Original air date: November 8, 1997
Written by: Tommy Thompson
Directed by: Joe Napolitano

Jarod impersonates a safecracker to help an ex-con blackmailed into committing a robbery and Mr Lyle and Brigitte discover Jarod stole 15 million dollars from The Centre and donated it to charity.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Wheel-O
Jarod’s Occupations: Safecraker
Jarod’s Aliases: R.H. Cross



Original air date: November 15, 1997
Written by: Tony Blake & Paul Jackson
Directed by: James Whitmore, Jr.

While Jarod tries to uncover the truth surrounding the apparent suicide attempt of a search and rescue team member, a criminal behavourist at the Centre tries to discover who shot Mr Raines.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Spiderman, Comics, Watermelons, Bungee Cords, She-Hulk
Jarod’s Occupations: Urban Search & Rescue Team, Psychological Re-constructionist, Triage Surgeon, Congressional Advisor, Rodeo Clown
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Shatner



Original air date: November 22, 1997
Written by: Tyler Bensinger
Directed by: Jim Charleston

Jarod poses as a fashion photographer to expose a deranged stalker pursuing a model and also sends Miss Parker on a journey that may help her unravel the mystery behind her mother’s death.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Clown Noses, View Master, Drinking from Orange with Straw
Jarod’s Occupations: Photographer, Stalker
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Adams



Original air date: December 6, 1997
Written by: Eric Morris
Directed by: Michael Lange

Jarod impersonates a plastic surgeon to discover why a teenage girl who was injured in a car wreck, but who underwent reconstructive surgery, was still left horribly disfigured.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Clay-dough, Hellraiser
Jarod’s Occupations: Plastic Surgeon
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Clay



Original air date: December 13, 1997
Written by: Tommy Thompson
Directed by: Fred K. Keller

Mr Lyle secretly uses one of Jarod’s old simulations in order to do business with the Japanese Yakuza mob, a move that ultimately ends up putting his own life in jeopardy.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Magic 8-ball
Jarod’s Occupations: Attorney, Ice Cream Truck Driver
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Darrow



Original air date: January 3, 1998
Written by: Harry Dunn
Directed by: Vern Gillum

Jarod helps clear the name of a soldier accused of selling information to the enemy during the Vietnam War, and Miss Parker finally opens the present her mother gave her on the day she died.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Jell-o
Jarod’s Occupations: Army Ranger Lieutenant
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Patton



Original air date: January 10, 1998
Written by: Juan Carlos Coto, Steven Long Mitchell & Craig W. Van Sickle
Directed by: Chuck Bowman

Jarod impersonates a haz-mat expert and also helps Miss Parker after an ex-Nazi surgeon, who used Sydney an his twin brother, Jacob as test subjects, shows up at the Centre.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Twinkies, 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall
Jarod’s Occupations: Chemical Engineer
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Dupont



Original air date: January 17, 1998
Written by: Steven Long Mitchell & Craig W. Van Sickle
Directed by: Vern Gillum

Jarod takes a job as a special effects coordinator, while Miss Parker begins an investigation after receiving a videotape in which her mother is searching for Jarod and a boy named Timmy.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Model Cars, B-Horror Movies, Talking Frogs, Homemade Napalm
Jarod’s Occupations: Special Effects Coordinator/Stuntman
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Lugosi



Original air date: January 31, 1998
Written by: Steven Long Mitchell & Craig W. Van Sickle and Eric Morris & Tommy Thompson
Directed by: Chuck Bowman

As Jarod unravels the mystery behind a crash at the racetrack, Sydney receives word that his comatose brother, whom Mr Raines had ordered killed, has regained consciousness.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Remote Control Cars, Arcade Games
Jarod’s Occupations: Indy Car Driver
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Jones



Original air date: February 7, 1998
Written by: Tyler Bensinger
Directed by: Rodney Charters

While working at the “Hearts Desire Escort Service”, Jarod uncovers a plot to destroy a low-income housing project in favour of an ultra-modern high rise.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Valentine’s Day, Heart Boxes of Chocolate, Cupid
Jarod’s Occupations: Gigolo, Romance Novelist
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod, Jarod Heart



Original air date: March 7, 1998
Written by: Juan Carlos Coto
Directed by: Fred K. Keller

Jarod tries to help a boy whose best friend was killed in a car accident, and then tries to prevent another death after discovering someone ordered the assassination of Miss Parker’s father.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Cracker Jacks (Young Jarod)
Jarod’s Occupations: Counselor
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Crockett



Original air date: March 14, 1998
Written by: Tony Blake & Paul Jackson
Directed by: Michael Lange

While trying to find a cop killer, Jarod tells Miss Parker that Mr Lyle is still alive, leading to the discovery that the ex-operative stole sensitive information that could jeopardise the Centre.

Jarod’s Discoveries: SnoBall Snack Cakes, Bread Sticks
Jarod’s Occupations: Undercover FBI Agent, Mob Counterfeiter, Public Defender
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Puzo



Original air date: March 21, 1998
Written by: Steven Long Mitchell & Craig W. Van Sickle
Directed by: Steven Long Mitchell

While Jarod suffers from amnesia, Brigitte interrogates Miss Parker, Sydney and Broots about their inability to capture Jarod and then suggests that one of them may be helping the fugitive.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Batman TV Series (Original)
Jarod’s Occupations: Truck Driver
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod



Original air date: March 28, 1998
Written by: Mark M. Dodson
Directed by: Fred K. Keller

Jarod joins a SWAT team after one of its members is killed in the line of duty, and Sydney is stunned to find out that a woman who used to work at the Centre is the mother of his child.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Chia Pets, Police Shooting Targets
Jarod’s Occupations: Swat Team Officer
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod



Original air date: April 4, 1998
Written by: Denise Dobbs
Directed by: Joe Napolitano

Jarod impersonates and FBI agent to help a young boy who stopped talking after witnessing the murder of a DEA agent, and Mr Raines reveals the Centre has him under review.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Powdered Chocolate Milk
Jarod’s Occupations: DEA Child Psychologist
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Leary



Original air date: April 11, 1998
Written by: Tony Blake & Paul Jackson
Directed by: Scott Lautanen

While Jarod investigates an airliner crash, Miss Parker, Sydney and Broots attend ahigh school reunion where they make a shocking discovery about the mysterious Mr Lyle.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Lyle’s Past
Jarod’s Occupations: NTSB Investigator
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod



Original air date: May 2, 1998
Written by: Juan Carlos Coto
Directed by: Scott Lautanen

A kidnapping case Jarod is working on brings back his own long-buried memories of being abducted from his home as a child and taken to the Centre.

Jarod’s Discoveries: 3-D Puzzles, Kooshballs
Jarod’s Occupations: Doctor, Father stand in
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Pearce, George Harper



Original air date: May 2, 1998
Written by: Tommy Thompson
Directed by: Fred K. Keller

Jarod receives an e-mail from Sydney instructing him to go to Arizona, but he arrives and finds Mr. Lyle instead- who has plans to redeem himself by personally returning Jarod to the Centre.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Kyle is alive, Lyle is alive
Jarod’s Occupations: None
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Barber



Original air date: May 9, 1998
Written by: Harry Dunn
Directed by: Michael Lange

When Jarod helps arrange a meeting between Miss Parker and a man who knew her mother, he discovers that this is the same man who stole him from his parent’s home.

Jarod’s Discoveries: Mr. Fenigor
Jarod’s Occupations: None
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod



Original air date: May 16, 1998
Written by: Steven Long Mitchell & Craig W. Van Sickle
Directed by: Fred K. Keller

Jarod discovers something in a person’s genes can predispose them to be a Pretender, and tries to prevent Mr. Raines from taking a boy to be trained to replace him. Sydney devises a treatment for Angelo that returns his mind, but removes his empathy/Pretender abilities.

Jarod’s Discoveries: The Pledge of Allegiance , A drug to cure Angelo, Identity of a newly identified Pretender
Jarod’s Occupations: Fertility Specialist, Substitute Teacher
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Spock, Jarod Kotter



Original air date: May 16, 1998
Written by: Steven Long Mitchell & Craig W. Van Sickle
Directed by: Fred K. Keller

Jarod tries to protect and heal the kidnapped boy, but when the serum designed to undo the damage to the boy’s mind is smashed, Angelo willingly gives his last treatment instead, and Angelo begins to regress to his former self. Miss Parker discovers that she has a twin brother- and it is either Angelo or Mr. Lyle. Sydney plants a bomb in SL-27, but his plan to destroy it backfires when Jarod infiltrates the Centre and is chased down there.

Jarod’s Discoveries: The Pledge of Allegiance , A drug to cure Angelo, Identity of a newly identified Pretender
Jarod’s Occupations: Fertility Specialist, Substitute Teacher
Jarod’s Aliases: Jarod Spock, Jarod Kotter