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Numb3Rs (CBS 2005-2010, Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz)

Numb3rs

Numb3Rs is a drama about an FBI agent who recruits his mathematical-genius brother to help the Bureau solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles.

The two brothers take on the most confounding criminal cases from a very distinctive perspective. Inspired by actual events, the series depicts how the confluence of police work and mathematics provides unexpected revelations and answers to the most perplexing criminal questions.

A dedicated FBI agent, Don Eppes, couldn’t be more different from his younger brother, Charlie Eppes, a brilliant mathematician who, since he was little, yearned to impress his big brother. Despite their disparate approaches to life, Don and Charlie are able to combine their areas of expertise and solve some killer cases.

Don is joined on his team by fellow agents David Sinclair, who utilizes his incredible perspective and the survival skills he learned growing up in the Bronx; Colby Granger, an Army veteran once stationed in the Middle East, who brings with him innovative methods to crime-solving; Liz Warner, a special agent who is also a former romantic interest of Don’s; and newest agent Nikki Betancourt, a tough, street-smart ex-LAPD officer whose way of handling cases won’t exactly mesh with how Don runs his team.

Don and Charlie’s father, Alan, is happy to see his sons working together even though he doesn’t understand the intricacies of what Charlie does for a living. It is his co-workers at CalSci who further refine Charlie’s approach and help him stay focused. Physicist friend Dr. Larry Fleinhardt constantly challenges Charlie to employ a broader point of view to his work with the FBI, and Amita Ramanjuan, Charlie’s girlfriend and former grad student, frequently helps him see cases in a new light.

cast
Rob Morrow as Don Eppes
David Krumholtz as Charlie Eppes
Alimi Ballard as David Sinclair
Aya Sumika as Liz Warner
Dylan Bruno as Colby Granger
Judd Hirsch as Alan Eppes
Navi Rawat as Amita Ramajuan
Peter MacNicol as Larry Fleinhardt
Sophina Brown as Nikki Betancourt

other cast info
Diane Farr as Megan Reeves
Sabrina Lloyd as Terry Lake

key behind the scenes crew
Andrew Dettmann as Executive Producer
Cheryl Heuton as Executive Producer
Cheryl Heuton as Writer of Pilot
David W. Zucker as Executive Producer
Don McGill as Executive Producer
John Forrest Niss as Producer
Julie Hebert as Co-Executive Producer
Ken Sanzel as Executive Producer
Lewis Abel as Executive Producer
Michael Attanasio as Producer
Mick Jackson as Director of pilot
Nicolas Falacci as Executive Producer
Nicolas Falacci as Writer of Pilot
Ridley Scott as Executive Producer
Robert Port as Co-Executive Producer
Sean Crouch as Producer
Tony Scott as Executive Producer

show type
crime drama

broadcast from
1/23/2005 – 3/12/2010
6 seasons with 118 episodes in total

network and production companies
CBS- CBS Television Studios – Post 109 – Scott Free Productions





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