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Season 1

The Better Part of Valor

Better Part Of Valor-00830-1Written by: Javier Grillo-Marxuach

Directed by: Anson Williams

Original Air Date: 1-11-97

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Logline:

Jarod uncovers the truth about a firefighter who died while battling a blaze inside a warehouse.

The Better Part of Valor

Better Part Of Valor-02710-1What stands out most for us about “The Better Part of Valor” isn’t the fight fire with fire aspect of putting the person who let a fire fighter die in a fire in the flames themselves – although as take downs go, it doesn’t get much better – but it’s the arrival of Angelo. And who, or better, what the hell is Angelo? That’s a question we’ve been exploring for five years and hope to continue peeling the onion on for some time. He’s as fascinating a character now, as he was the first time we glimpsed him wandering through the newspapers searching for signs of Jarod.

 
Better Part Of Valor-00324-1The actor portraying Angelo in this episode is not Paul Dillon. Paul was not available for this episode but we so wanted his unique talent for this role that we used a different body to introduce Angelo and let Paul take it from there. And we’re so glad we did.

Little Known Fact:

The actor portraying Angelo in this episode is not Paul Dillon. Paul was not available for this episode but we so wanted his unique talent for this role that we used a different body to introduce Angelo and let Paul take it from there. And we’re so glad we did.

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