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Medium: The Complete First Season [5 Discs] (DVD) (Enhanced Widescreen for 16x9 TV) (Eng)
- Extended version of the Pilot
- Cast & Crew commentaries on select episodes
- Deleted scenes on select episodes
- The making of Medium
- The Story of Mediu
- Interpreting Allison DuBois
- The Real Allison DuBois
- Gag Reel
- TV spots
- Closed Captioned
In the premiere season of the paranormal drama, wife and mother Allison DuBois (Patricia Arquette) begins to see the good that can come from her gift of being able to communicate with the dead and foresee certain events. The series is based on the real-life experiences of self-proclaimed medium Allison DuBois. As the series opens, Allison gets a job working for Phoenix DA Manuel Devalos (Miguel Sandoval) and has a dream about a murder in Texas. Initially, her husband Joe (Jake Weber) attributes her visions to stress. To prove his point, he submits the details of what Allison saw to various law-enforcement agencies, and he's surprised when the dream relates to a real case. Devalos soon introduces Allison to Det. Lee Scanlon (David Cubitt), who is dealing with the aftermath of an apparent murder-suicide involving his sister and brother-in-law. Scanlon is reluctant to let Allison help at first, but then he sees she really does have a paranormal gift. Soon, Allison learns she's not the only family member with the gift: Her middle daughter Bridgette (Maria Lark) gets a new playmate who turns out to be a little boy who's been dead for several years. Later, oldest daughter Ariel (Sofia Vassilieva) dreams of a young girl being held captive by an ogre. Allison thinks this is nothing more than a nightmare, but Ariel does some investigating and discovers it's something more. Eventually, Allison helps Ariel decode the dream and they find that a young girl really is missing. At one point, Allison has a vision about the death of her brother Michael (Ryan Hurst), a soldier in Afghanistan. She's terrified the dream's going to come true, but then her brother turns up at her doorstep for a visit, and he has some secrets he's been hiding. Other cases Allison works on in Season 1 involve a serial killer, a wrongly convicted man, and a murder from the 1960s. ~ Jennifer Sankowski, Rovi
Cast & Crew
Patricia Arquette - Allison DuBois
Jake Weber - Joe DuBois
Miguel Sandoval - DA Devalos
Sofia Vassilieva - Ariel DuBois
Maria Lark - Bridgette DuBois
Best Buy Customer Reviews
Posted by: benjamyn47
from Bellingham, WA on
09/26/2007It's certainly not the best acted show on television today, but it is interesting. There are also several one-liners that don't always seem to fit with the rest of the script, but do provide a good amount of humor. Overall, if you have an interest in this type of show, I'd recommend Medium.
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