Bionic Woman (2007)
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Jamie Sommers is a young woman and college dropout working at a San Francisco nightclub to support her rebellious 15-year-old sister Becca since the death of their parents. But her life ... See full summary »

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Michael Dinner
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Ryan ... Jaime Sommers
Miguel Ferrer ... Jonas Bledsoe
Chris Bowers ... Will Anthros
Molly Price ... Ruth Treadwell
Will Yun Lee ... Jae Kim
Lucy Hale ... Becca Sommers (as Lucy Kate Hale)
Thomas Kretschmann ... The Man
Mark Sheppard ... Anthony Anthros (as Mark A. Sheppard)
Aaron Douglas ... Prison Guard
Katee Sackhoff ... Sarah Corvus
Conrad Coates ... Doctor #1
Alicia Thorgrimsson Alicia Thorgrimsson ... Doctor #2
Jenn Forgie ... Nurse
Heather Doerksen ... Mother
Roan Curtis ... Little Girl
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Jamie Sommers is a young woman and college dropout working at a San Francisco nightclub to support her rebellious 15-year-old sister Becca since the death of their parents. But her life changes in one night when the car Jamie is riding in with her fiancée is hit by a truck. But help arrives in the form of a top-secret government team, led by the shady Jonas Bledsoe, who saves Jamie's life by having her severely damaged legs, right arm, and right eye and ear replaced with million-dollar bionics which give Jamie superhuman abilities. But Jamie, refuses to accept this new change in her life for her responsibly to her kid sister comes first. But Jamie, the so-called 'Bionic Woman' is pressed into action when she is targeted by a certain Sarah Corvus, another bionic woman, seeking revenge against Jonas organization for construction her and betraying her to focus on Jamie. Written by Anonymous

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USA | Canada

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English | Italian

Release Date:

26 September 2007 (USA) See more »

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At least three versions of the pilot episode were produced. The first version had Mae Whitman cast as Jaime's deaf sister, a character that sparked criticism from hearing-impaired rights groups when it was learned the actress wasn't deaf in real life. This version of the pilot was one of several widely circulated on the Internet during the summer of 2007; at the 2007 San Diego Comic Con, an edited-down, half-hour version of this pilot was shown to audience members as a preview of the new series. For broadcast, however, several scenes were filmed, and the cast changed with a new actress playing Jaime's sister, and the hearing-impaired subplot being eliminated. See more »

Goofs

In the crashing scene, it can be perfectly seen from the camera inside the car that the truck hit the entire side of Will's car. However, in one of the following outside shots, the truck just hits a small portion of it and in a different angle. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Blonde Woman: I didn't want to.
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Connections

References Superman (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Breathe Me
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Performed by Sia
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Pilot of "Bionic Woman" should fill genre slot for Wednesday until "Lost" returns
27 September 2007 | by tavmSee all my reviews

As a child of the '70s, I was somewhat familiar with "The (original) Bionic Woman" that starred Lindsay Wagner with occasional appearances by Lee Majors as Steve Austin of "The Six Million Dollar Man" which "TBW" spun-off of. Maybe one of these days, I'll re-watch them on DVD. This version, starring Michelle Ryan, was pretty imaginative with Jamie having a boyfriend whose father happens to have invented the parts that replaced those of her after the accident and previously also replaced those of another bionic woman played by Katee Sackhoff who's no good. Nice to see Miquel Ferrer here having known him previously from RoboCop and "Twin Peaks". Can't make up my mind if he's a good guy or bad guy. Not a great pilot, but interesting enough that I'll keep watching. Since "Lost" won't return until February, "Bionic Woman" should fill the genre need on Wednesday until then...


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