A Virus Among Us
Episode 7 of 22 within Season One. Item 7 of 88 overall.
Production number 03108.
Lawrence Meyers - Writer
Fred Keller - Director
9 votes

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - Miss Parker finds that she just missed Jarod posing as a High School biology teacher, and is then subjected to the flu virus.

Meanwhile, Jarod now poses as a virologist at an infectious disease laboratory trying to figure out the story behind the disappearance of another virologist. He also befriends Ben, a musician who is trying to prefect his musical talent on various instruments, althought his neighbors don't care for it.

original airdate--November 16,1996   rating--7.7 million


music--The Pretender theme song composed by John Debney 


Jarod Pretend:

  • Roach Exterminator
  • Virologist
  • Substitute Biology Teacher
  • Bartender

alias--Jarod Earl;--Jarod Riley


There are pretenders among us. Geniuses with the ability to be become anyone they want to be. In 1963 a corporation known as the Centre isolated a young pretender named Jarod and exploited his genius for their research. Then one day their pretender ran away...

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006 To Serve and Protect
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regional titles

EEN Virus Onder Ons
A Virus Among Us
Un virus parmi nous
Ein Virus unter uns
A Víreas measc Linn
UN Virus tra noi
Un Virus Entre ee.uu.