SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA - After taking down a corrupt doctor, Jarod unexpectedly gets involved in a kidnapping when the father of the kidnapped ends up in the hospital. Back at The Centre, Miss Parker sides with Mr. Raines on the fact that Sydney is becoming too attached to Jarod. To the point, even, that it's complicating the search for him.
original airdate--May 2,1998 rating--7.3 million
music--The Pretender theme song composed by Velton Ray Bunch
Pretends--Kyle is Alive;Lyle is Alive
Last Name Origin:--From the Barber Shop
Jarod Note--AB-Negative Jarod's blood type. Extremely rare, found once in every 300,000 people.
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...