Bionic Woman pilot available for download

NBC has made the premier episode of BIONIC WOMAN – which is set to air on September 26 – available as part of’s Unbox Video Downloads. You need Windows-based PC (XP or Visa) or a broadband-connected TiVo DVR (Series2 or Series 3), and you must live in the United States. For your computer, you will need to install the Amazon Unbox video player; no additional software is needed for TiVo. The 44-minute episode is being offered for free through September 23.  After that, you can buy episodes one at a time or subscribe to the whole season.

Here is a plot synopsis:

Series Premiere–Second Chances–Katee Sackhoff Guest-Stars– When a devastating car accident leaves Jaime Sommers (Michelle Ryan) at death’s door, her only hope of survival is a cutting-edge, top-secret technology performed by her boyfriend, Dr. Will Anthros (Chris Bowers), and with her new bionics come a covert life that she is not sure she is ready to lead. Meanwhile, the first bionic woman Sarah Corvus (guest star Katee Sackhoff), has her own agenda as she tracks Jaime and Will down – which leads to a showdown between the two bionic woman.

Michelle Ryan, Lucy Hale, and Mark Sheppard star; the guest cast includes Chris Bowers, Aaron Douglas, and Miguel Ferrer. You can read Cinefantastique Online’s review of the episode here.

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Steve Biodrowski

Cinefantastique's Los Angeles Correspondent from 1987 to 1993 and West Coast Editor from 1993 to 1999. Currently the webmaster of Cinefantastique Online, I also run a website called Hollywood Gothique that covers Halloween Horror and Sci-Fi Cinema Events in the Los Angeles area.

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