"Reality... is a figment of your imagination."Perception
— Dr. Daniel Pierce
is an American crime drama on TNT
centered on a brilliant and eccentric neuroscientist who works as a well-liked university professor. On the side, he is recruited by the FBI, through one of his favorite ex-students, to work as a consultant for some of their more confounding cases. With the uptick in cases come flare-ups of the professor's notable mental ailments.
Created by Kenneth Biller and Mike Sussman, the show stars Eric McCormack
as Dr. Daniel Pierce and Rachael Leigh Cook
as Special Agent
and former student Kate Moretti. Co-starring are Kelly Rowan
as Dr. Pierce's old flame, best friend, and dearest hallucination
and Arjay Smith as his live-in teaching assistant.
The show premiered on July 9, 2012, after TNT greenlit 10 episodes for the first season. A second season was announced in August, 2012.
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