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Working for the F.B.I., a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.
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Series cast summary:
David Krumholtz ...  Charlie Eppes / ... 119 episodes, 2005-2010
Rob Morrow ...  Don Eppes 118 episodes, 2005-2010
Judd Hirsch ...  Alan Eppes 114 episodes, 2005-2010
Alimi Ballard ...  David Sinclair 114 episodes, 2005-2010
Navi Rawat ...  Amita Ramanujan 99 episodes, 2005-2010
Peter MacNicol ...  Dr. Larry Fleinhardt 94 episodes, 2005-2010
Dylan Bruno ...  Colby Granger 93 episodes, 2005-2010
Diane Farr ...  Megan Reeves 60 episodes, 2005-2008
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In the Los Angeles office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent Don Eppes and his team investigate critical and baffling crimes with a special edge. That advantage is Don's brother, Charles Eppes, a brilliant universalist mathematician who uses the science of mathematics with its complex equations to ferret out the most tricky criminals. With this team, the forces of evil learn their number is up. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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People lie. Numbers don't. See more »


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English

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2005 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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In this show, Charlie Eppes is famous because of the Eppes Convergence he discovered. The abs. Convergence actually exists in mathematics, where "abs." stands for absolute. See more »

Quotes

Don Eppes: Look, please don't do this.
Charlie Eppes: Don't do what, Don? Go ahead. Go ahead and try to tell me what it is that I'm doing. You don't even know what it is I'm doing.
Don Eppes: Actually, I do. The thing is, I don't think you do.
Dr. Larry Fleinhardt: Okay, I'm going to go contemplate the koi pond.
Don Eppes: Charlie, look, you helped us find these guys once before. You can do it again. Come on.
Charlie Eppes: Why, so you can get shot again?
Don Eppes: No, buddy, look. Understand, I appreciate you care about me, but it's not going to happen.
Charlie Eppes: Statistically, you're dead now. ...
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Once in a Lifetime
Written by David Byrne, Brian Eno, Chris Frantz (as Christopher Frantz),
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Numb3rs a new, CLEVER and Entertaining New Crime show!!!
20 January 2006 | by bcpmdSee all my reviews

My name is Brian and I am a physician.One thing I never liked in school was math. I could not see the importance of it past the basics.Namely calculus and other higher math required in premed.I wished Numb3rs would have been on when I was in school.It makes me see how math applications make sense.And the use is important.But back to the show and we need to realize it is a show and I too was stunned by others comment that this show was too Jewish. I am Irish catholic and did not notice that anyone was any particular race, extraction. I looked at the show as a positive role model for our current student to possibly find an interest in wanting to do better in mathematics!Lets face it, most countries feel our present students are not up to snuff compared to other countries.I feel Numb3rs is unique, original not a clone of 2 or more other shows with the same name but occurring indifferent cities.Please tell your friends to give it a "shot".Usually shows this different bring up controversy and opinions.That in itself is a positive statement. In closing I guess I was colored blind because I just saw several great actors doing their job wonderfully. Thanks for your time. BCPMD from Northern California.


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