[LMB] AKICOTL OT: What was that show?

Kathleen Morrison kathleen.morrison at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 12:13:54 BST 2021


Could this be it? ttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pretender_(TV_series)
Kathleen(laptop)


On Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 6:45 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

>
> Ok folks, here's a challenge.
>
> There's an ad on TV at the moment, and one of the women triggered
> a memory of a show I used to watch. It's like an irritating earworm;
> I can't remember enough about it to recall the show properly, I just
> keep getting that little trigger of memory nagging at me. I need to
> resolve it.
>
> I'm hoping this rings a bell with somebody here.
>
> Ten, fifteen years ago (or more?) A TV show. SF-ish. The male lead -
> tall dark and toothsome - had been bred in a lab. The kindly old
> professor who raised him was actually one of the people who made
> him. Details about it came out bit by bit as the show went on. But he
> was basically owned by the lab, kept prisoner and used for certain
> missions - he was a prototype for a super-operative, or something.
>
> The female lead was a top executive of the company that owned him.
> Very curt and aggressive, daddy was one of the owners, she was
> ruthless, always dressed (totally inappropriately) in short skirts and
> high heels, looking very high-maintenance, with a squad of henchmen
> to hench for her.
>
> Eventually she found out the truth about the company, and teamed up
> with the male lead to sort it out. Or something.
>
> I can't remember the names of either of the actors. Or the show. I can
> see some of it, but can't put names to it, and it's an irritating itch.
> Does it
> ring a bell with anyone?
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