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Dirty Bomb 

A truck of nuclear materials is stolen by terrorists who intend to use the materials to make a bomb which would then be used on the city of LA. Only Charlie and Charlie's father Alan can save the city from a small nuclear blast.

Director:

Paris Barclay

Writers:

Nicolas Falacci (creator), Cheryl Heuton (creator) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Morrow ... Don Eppes
David Krumholtz ... Charlie Eppes
Judd Hirsch ... Alan Eppes
Alimi Ballard ... David Sinclair
Sabrina Lloyd ... Terry Lake
Peter MacNicol ... Dr. Larry Fleinhardt
David Marshall Grant ... Brent Hauser
Reynaldo Rosales ... Darryl Gerth
Ron Dean ... Peter Watson
Carrie Preston ... Vicky Sites
Roxanne Hart ... Cris Carlyle
Michael Shamus Wiles ... Carl Baker
Susan Merson ... Brenda Aronson
Victor Rivers ... Raymond Sites
Jack Howard ... Mark Watson
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Storyline

A truck with enough weapon-grade cesium for a 'dirty' nuclear bomb is stolen. Shortly after a huge ransom is demanded. Charlie accepts his college physics professor friend Dr. Larry Fleinhardt's help and after the beans were accidentally spilled planologist dad Epp's. The fiends however detonate a regular bomb early, as turns out as a distraction to rob the leading art restoration firm's vault. After police work leads to the rogue truck driver and his accomplices, Charlie uses to probability calculus to induce collaboration so the cesium, which is leaking fast, can be recuperated. Written by KGF Vissers

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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When Charlie is writing probability numbers on the board he writes 1 then the next number is 1.0. That is an error. They are the same thing/number. See more »

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[This appears on the beginning of the episode] 500g Nuclear Material 20 kg Explosive 400 threats 1 Dirty Bomb See more »

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Where is the bomb, if any?
29 March 2014 | by rinta6See all my reviews

A radiative material was stolen for a possible application for a dirty bomb. Where is the most probable site of bomb going off, if any? There are many variables to be taken into account, and that's one of the most exciting portion. However, I found the culprit's real motivation behind that a bit weak.

Aside from that, my favorite part is the application of prisoner's dilemma under insufficient information among them. The dilemma usually implies that the prisoners are trapped in an unfavorable Nash equilibrium of both confessing and being punished. What if they are not confessing at all? What would be the best strategy for the investigators?


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