Characters: FlashForward (2009)
This character sheet is for FlashForward (2009)
The Special Agent put in charge of the investigating the Blackout due to having seen a Room Full of Crazy
in his flashforward which has thus far been helping with the case.
Mark's partner who didn't have a flashforward and is slated to be shot to death. Is engaged to a defense attorney and can sing well
- Berserk Button: Really doesn't want to hear that the future can't be averted.
- The Cast Showoff: The karaoke scene showed off John Cho's singing ability.
- Hypercompetent Sidekick: In early episodes, Demetri had a tendency to come off as this in relation to Idiot Ball-holding Mark.
- Interchangeable Asian Cultures: Averted. In an early episode, very sharply corrects a woman who can't figure out if his name is "Chinese or Vietnamese or something..." "It's Korean."
- James Bondage
- Race Lift: Was of Greek heritage in the novel, but changed to Korean when John Cho was cast. The name "Demetri" is a holdover.
- Someone to Remember Him By: Intentionally invoked when he proposes getting Janis pregnant.
- Your Days Are Numbered: If the flashforwards come true, he starts off the show with less than six months before he is murdered by Mark.
FBI's no-nonsense Assistant Director.
FBI Special Agent tasked with watching over Dr. Simon Campos. Is a single lesbian. In her flashforward, saw herself pregnant.
Senior special agent often working with Demetri and/or Mark.
Technically he's CIA, but he works with the main characters on multiple occasions.
Dr Olivia Benford
Mark's wife and a successful surgeon at a major hospital. Saw herself with another man in her flashforward.
Dr Bryce Varley
A young surgical intern reporting to Dr Benford. Was on the verge of commiting suicide befoe the Blackout due to having advanced stage kidney cancer. In his flashforward he sees himself still alive and meeting with a pretty Japanese girl; this renews his love of life and inspires him to go on living. Is friends with Nicole.
19 year old student, Charlie's babysitter and volunteer at the hospital. Is friends with Bryce.
Dr Lloyd Simcoe
An academic whose experiment is thought to have contributed to the Blackout. He is a recently widowed father of an autistic son, Lloyd is the man Olivia saw herself with in her flashforward.
- The Atoner
- Foil: To Mark Benford. Where Mark is harsh and know-it-better-than-thou, Lloyd is gentle and willing to apologize for what turns out to not have been his fault.
- The Rival: To Mark for Olivia's affections.
- Your Cheating Heart: in the flash forward
Dr Simon Campos
A brilliant young quantum physicist and Lloyd's research partner.
A physicist involved in engineering the Global Blackout phenomenon. Goes by the alias D. Gibbons, taken from Didi Gibbons' cloned credit card. Killed by Alda Herzog in the episode "The Garden of Forking Paths".
A recovering alcoholic himself, he is Mark Benford's sponsor and close friend. Is estranged from his wife; has a daughter is believed to have been killed on military duty.
Aaron's daughter, a former soldier who was believed to have been killed in Afganistan. It turns out the story has been fabricated and she is in fact on the run from Private Military Contractors
. She returns home a shell of her former self and drinks to excess.
Olivia and Mark's daughter.
Lloyd's autistic son.
Demetri's girlfriend and a defense attorney.
A young Japanese woman who quits her prestigious but demeaning office job and moves to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of a musical career. In her flashforward she saw herself on a date with Dr Bryce Varley.