Also known as ''[=5iVe=] Days to Midnight'', this is a five-part MiniSeries which ran on the SciFiChannel in June 2004. It features J.T. Neumeyer, a physicist who discovers a briefcase containing postdated documents and evidence which indicate he will die five days in the future.
* [[spoiler: AlternateUniverse]]: [[spoiler: Created by JT being saved. Carl names the trope directly.]]
* ChekhovsGun: Lots of them, but the [[spoiler: gun JT hid behind a radiator]] is an aversion, since he got OutGambitted by [[spoiler: Sikorski]].
* ChildProdigy: Jessie Neumeyer.
* [[spoiler: CorruptCop]]: [[spoiler: Irwin Sikorski]].
* DrivesLikeCrazy: Carl when [[spoiler: coming to kill JT]].
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: Carl Axelrod is certain that the universe demands JT's death. It puts him over the edge.
* [[ImportedAlienPhlebotinum Imported Future Phlebotinum]]: The "super-metal" case.
* PapaWolf: JT gets a ''little'' aggressive when his daughter is in danger.
* [[PsychoExGirlfriend Psycho Ex]]: Roy Bremmer.
* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: ''[[spoiler: Jessie]]'' [[spoiler: Neumeyer's goal.]]
* ScrewDestiny: JT decides to do this.
* WhodunnitToMe: The whole point.
* WriteBackToTheFuture: Inverted.
* YouCantFightFate: Carl is convinced of this.