The Pretender



Jarod is a Pretender – a genius whose exceptional intelligence allows him to assume various identities at will, be it doctor, test pilot or lawyer. Taken from his parents at an early age, Jarod was brought up in the Centre, a think-tank facility where he believed his computer-like mind was being used to benefit manking. But when he learned the simulations he solved were being sold to the highest-bidder no matter what their intent, Jarod escaped. Now on the run, Jarod embarks on a search for his true identity while also attempting to balance out any wrong his simulations have caused by helping people who are as powerless as he once was.

  1. Craig W. Van Sickle


  2. Steven Long Mitchell


Series Cast

  1. Michael T. Weiss

    Michael T. Weiss


    86 Episodes

  2. Andrea Parker

    Andrea Parker

    Miss Parker

    86 Episodes

  3. Patrick Bauchau

    Patrick Bauchau


    86 Episodes

  4. Jon Gries

    Jon Gries


    86 Episodes

  5. Ryan Merriman

    Ryan Merriman

    Young Jarod

    86 Episodes

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Last Season

The Pretender

Season 4

1999 | 20 Episodes

Season 4 of The Pretender premiered on September 25, 1999.

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The Pretender
The Pretender



Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 43m



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