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Nowhere Man 

Thomas Veil is a documentary photographer who, in the course of one evening, seemingly has his whole existence erased. It appears as if some mysterious and powerful entity has coerced ... See full summary »

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Lawrence Hertzog
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Bruce Greenwood ...  Thomas Veil 25 episodes, 1995-1996
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Storyline

Thomas Veil is a documentary photographer who, in the course of one evening, seemingly has his whole existence erased. It appears as if some mysterious and powerful entity has coerced Veil's family and friends into cooperating in a clandestine plan to annul every trace of him. Veil is all alone with no option but to begin a desperate, dangerous quest to find out how and why this has happened and most importantly, who is behind this torturous scheme. Written by Vidiot <brown@vidiot.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Czlowiek, którego nie ma See more »

Filming Locations:

Aurora, Oregon, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(25 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The series started with this narration: "My name is Thomas Veil, or at least it was. I'm a photographer, I had it all: a wife, Alyson, friends, a career. And in one moment, it was all taken away, all because of a single photograph: I have it, they want it, and they will do anything to get the negative. I'm keeping this diary as proof that these events are real. I know they are...They have to be." See more »

Quotes

Thomas Veil: Soon, all my memories will be gone. Without ceasing to breathe, I will cease to exist.
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Referenced in 500 Days of Summer (2009) See more »

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too good to be allowed to remain on TV
5 July 2005 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

This was one of the most brilliantly written shows of the 1990s. Unlike the vast majority of shows, it did NOT hold the audience in contempt and therefore dumb down the show, but created a captivating and surreal treat for those ready to watch something different. It was similar to the British series The Prisoner (early in season one only--after that, The Prisoner lost it's brilliance and momentum very quickly).

The problem is that in nearly every case like this, this is sure proof that the show will not last! Another excellent case was Brooklyn Bridge. The network also had no faith in this program because once again it was not mind rot--it was exquisitely written and engaging. Years ago, well-written shows for people who think were possible--the original Mission: Impossible is a good example. However, I fear that we are in an age where schlock sells.

PS--This GREAT series is now out on DVD! Get your copy ASAP!


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