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Perception

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Mystery Thriller Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2012 - 20153 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Hulu Tags: College Psychology Genius Country: America

Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, but his eccentric view of the world and less-than-stellar social skills can often interfere with his work.Perception featuring Eric McCormack and Rachael Leigh Cook has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, free on ABC, available for purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a crime and drama show with 39 episodes over 3 seasons. Perception is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (17,670 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

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Jul 10, 2012
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Pilot Jul 10, 2012 Neuroscience professor Daniel Pierce (Eric McCormack) is recruited by a former student, FBI Agent Kate Moretti (Rachael Leigh Cook), to help out on a case involving the death of a pharmaceutical executive. But Daniel's schizophrenic hallucinations could potentially derail the investigation.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Faces

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Jul 17, 2012
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Faces Jul 17, 2012 Pierce is enlisted to help crack the case of a murdered mail-order bride. A twist marks the investigation when it's discovered the prime suspect suffers from an unusual condition. Elsewhere, Moretti is drawn to a handsome new professor.

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Season 01, Episode 03 86'd

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Jul 24, 2012
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86'd Jul 24, 2012 Pierce and Moretti race to find clues when a serial killer from 1986 begins killing again. They catch a break when they learn that one of the victims is actually alive. Moretti's dad, one of the investigators on the original case, offers his daughter advice. Pamela Reed also guest-stars as the mother of the surviving victim, while Armin Shimerman is the victim's psychologist.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Cipher

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Jul 31, 2012
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Cipher Jul 31, 2012 Pierce tries to crack a coded message left in a newspaper by someone who may be connected to a murder. But time isn’t on his side as another victim’s life could be in danger.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Messenger

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Aug 7, 2012
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The Messenger Aug 7, 2012 When a young man in a cult claims to be hearing the word of God, Pierce must determine if it’s actually the word of God or a life-threatening neurological condition. Pierce and Moretti must also figure out if his murder is linked to his drug past or his new life with an organization that may be scamming people out of their life savings. Roger Bart guest-stars as Ethan Kendrick, a high-powered IRS agent looking into the finances of the organization. Meanwhile, the university gives Pierce an award for his research.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Lovesick

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Aug 21, 2012
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Lovesick Aug 21, 2012 Pierce is called upon to help the FBI investigate the murder of a therapist. Moretti spends more time with Professor Hathaway. And Dean Haley uses Pierce as bait to get a wealthy alumni’s widow to fund a new building.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Nemesis

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Aug 28, 2012
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Nemesis Aug 28, 2012 Pierce must take a deep look into his own life when he is brought into a case involving a schizophrenic. Meanwhile, Moretti stops at nothing to impress her new boss at the FBI. Guest star Tom Sizemore plays a top-level Irish mobster, while guest star Edward Furlong plays a would-be tough guy who may have played a crucial role in the crime.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Ch-Ch-Changes

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Jun 26, 2013
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Ch-Ch-Changes Jun 26, 2013 FBI Agent Kate Moretti asks Dr. Daniel Pierce to determine the mental competency of a man being retried for murder. But the trial takes a shocking and unexpected turn when Pierce’s findings question whether the person standing trial is the same person he was six years ago. Meanwhile, Moretti is unpleasantly surprised to discover that the Assistant U.S. Attorney prosecuting the case is her soon-to-be-ex-husband Donnie Ryan.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Alienation

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Jul 3, 2013
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Alienation Jul 3, 2013 Pierce and Moretti take on an extraterrestrial case when a woman reports that aliens have abducted her husband. When Pierce and Moretti arrive to investigate, however, they make a startling discovery. Meanwhile, things heat up between Pierce and his real-life girlfriend, Caroline, but his relationship could be jeopardized if he can't get his imaginary girlfriend, Natalie, out of his mind.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Blindness

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Jul 10, 2013
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Blindness Jul 10, 2013 When a series of bizarre public murders occur, Pierce realizes that the killer is trying to send a message about inattentional blindness, but Donnie doubts this theory. But Pierce has a trick up his sleeve that can prove his point, and they must scramble to piece together the clues before the clever killer can make any more examples out of innocent victims.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Toxic

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Jul 17, 2013
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Toxic Jul 17, 2013 Pierce accepts an invitation to work on a case from a renowned environmental activist concerning a chain of abnormal neurological reactions in a group of young girls. However, upon examining the girls, Pierce discovers that a dark secret is at the root of their ailments. Meanwhile, Moretti questions Pierce’s motives in working on a case without her.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Caleidoscope

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Jul 24, 2013
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Caleidoscope Jul 24, 2013 Pierce and Morretti plunge into virtual reality to solve the murder of Kurt Simpson, a man who spent most of his time in a massive multiplayer online game called Caleidoscope. After creating an avatar of himself to investigate the crime, Pierce struggles more than ever to distinguish between reality and fantasy.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Defective

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Jul 31, 2013
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Defective Jul 31, 2013 A new brain device to control tremors seems to have a defect that turns out to be far more serious than a technical malfunction, and Pierce partners with Donnie to investigate. Their unlikely alliance is tested when the case escalates to murder. Meanwhile, Lewicki learns a valuable lesson about dating.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Neuropositive

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Aug 7, 2013
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Neuropositive Aug 7, 2013 When Moretti receives a deathbed confession about the hit-and-run murder of a teenager from 1992, she calls on Pierce to determine the ailing man's credibility. The case becomes complicated, however, when the alleged killer's physician, Dr. Hutchins, reveals that his patient’s tumor has mysteriously disappeared. Pierce and Moretti must dig deeper into the past to uncover the truth behind a shocking series of apparent homicides.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Paris

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Jun 18, 2014
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Paris Jun 18, 2014 Dr. Daniel Pierce’s picture-perfect new life in Paris is suddenly turned upside down after he is approached by the FBI legat to help with a dangerous international case. Meanwhile, his assistant Max Lewicki and Dean Paul Haley plot to get Pierce to return to Chicago.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Painless

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Jun 25, 2014
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Painless Jun 25, 2014 When a prosecutor mysteriously drops dead in the middle of a courtroom, Pierce and Moretti go on the hunt for a killer. Meanwhile, Moretti and Donnie make some decisions about their future.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Shiver

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Jul 2, 2014
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Shiver Jul 2, 2014 After a young victim with a developmental disorder is taken hostage in a bank robbery, Moretti brings in Pierce to interview the boy. When they finally track down the culprits, they discover the case is about much more than money. Meanwhile, Pierce’s estranged father James pays him a visit.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Possession

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Jul 9, 2014
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Possession Jul 9, 2014 Moretti calls on Pierce to examine Elena Douglas, a woman who has confessed to murder and claims to be possessed by the Devil. Meanwhile, Donnie and Moretti’s wedding plans hit a bump in the road.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Eternity

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Jul 16, 2014
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Eternity Jul 16, 2014 When renowned neuroscientist Landon Jennings is found dead, Moretti and Pierce must figure out how someone could have gained access to his impenetrable study in order to kill him. Lewicki finds himself with twice the work when Pierce’s father James moves in with them.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Inconceivable

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Jul 23, 2014
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Inconceivable Jul 23, 2014 When an infant is reported stolen, Moretti hunts down the kidnapper and makes a very bizarre discovery. As Pierce and Moretti investigate a related murder, they find that there might be another child out there who needs their help. Meanwhile, Donnie and Moretti discuss their future together when Donnie looks into buying a house in the suburbs.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Bolero

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Jul 30, 2014
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Bolero Jul 30, 2014 After Pierce witnesses a gallery owner die during a seizure caused by a video installation, he convinces Moretti that it was actually a murder. Their search for the killer puts them in the middle of a brazen art heist. As Pierce works on the case, he is forced to re-examine his relationship with Natalie.

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