[FoRK] Its almost programmer's time
owen at permafrost.net
Thu Sep 9 21:26:53 PDT 2004
Having spent some time working with *epidemioligists*, - I have to say -
programming is more exciting - someday someone will figure out
how to make a TV show about programmers. Perhaps sometime after we have
a union to rival the AMA.
> Welcome to the
> *Medical Investigation *
> guide at TV Tome.
> Neal McDonough
> and Kelli Williams
> ("The Practice
> return to series television as members of a mobile medical team from
> the National Institutes of Health (NIH) who are summoned in a
> heartbeat to scope out -- and hopefully snuff out -- outbreaks of
> unexplained and fearful diseases. These specialists drop out of the
> sky anywhere and have government carte blanche to take charge when
> people start dying, which requires them to medically re-construct
> grisly events to prevent the next epidemic, plague or contagion.
> McDonough stars as Dr. Stephen Connor, the leader of the team whose
> take-charge attitude has enabled him to save the lives of millions,
> but in the process, has sadly cost the separated Connor his family.
> Williams portrays Dr. Natalie Durant, who specializes in pathology and
> epidemiology and works under the supervision of Connor, a man whom she
> respects, but is willing to stand up to in any life-threatening
> The elite team also includes Troy Winbush
> ("John Q.
> as specialist Frank Powell, a quiet but intense medical inspector who
> is friends with Connor. Likewise, Powell works well with Dr. Miles
> McCabe (Christopher Gorham
> "Jake 2.0
> the newest and youngest member of the team who tries to prove his
> "wunderkind" reputation is deserved -- but struggles to mature and
> keep pace with his colleagues in the big leagues. Anna Belknap
> ("The Handler
> also stars as the NIH's publicity liaison Eva Rossi, a woman who uses
> unconventional methods to keep the media at bay in the middle of a
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