The Pretender Episode Guide
A trip down memory lane.
Episode Guide | Collateral Damage
Directed by: Vern Gillum
Original Air Date: 1-3-98
While researching his own father’s flying cross medal at the Vietnam Memorial, Jarod hears the pleas of a woman who swears her father’s name belongs on the wall and not be remembered as the spy the government claims him to be.
One of those slam dunk emotionally filled ideas and one of TP’s best emotional story cores.
The Centre story is one of the most touching we ever did, in that it furthers the emotional strength of Miss Parker missing her mother, though memories of the last time she saw her alive; memories that are all evoked out of a present day story with Broots’ daughter.
This is one of those milestone episodes in the overall development of MP’s character and how the audience came to root for her.
This idea was sold to us, on a one-line pitch by a writer who was attending the same children’s party. Just goes to show that good story ideas can pop up any place, any time.
Little Known Fact:
This idea was sold to us, on a one-line pitch by a writer who was attending the same children’s party.