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The Pretender

The Pretender

Sep 19, 1996 43m US
124 votes
  • Drama
  • Mystery
  • Sci-Fi & Fantasy

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Raised in a secret facility built for experimenting on children, Jarod is a genius who can master any profession and become anyone he has to be. When he realizes as an adult that he's actually a prisoner and his captors are not as benevolent as he's been told, he breaks out. While trying to find his real identity, Jarod helps those he encounters and tries to avoid the woman sent to retrieve him.

Title The Pretender
First Air Date Sep 19, 1996
Last Air Date May 13, 2000
Episodes 86
Seasons 4
Keywords undercover, anti hero, genius, investigation, conspiracy, evil corporation, impostor, justice, boy genius, manhunt, prodigy