5ive Days to Midnight is a five-part Mini Series which ran on the Sci-Fi Channel in June 2004. It stars Timothy Hutton as J.T. Neumeyer, a physicist who discovers a briefcase containing postdated documents and evidence which indicate he will die five days in the future.
- Chekhov's Gun: Lots of them, but the gun JT hid behind a radiator is an aversion, since he got Out-Gambitted by Sikorski.
- Freeze-Frame Bonus: In the first episode during Jessie's birthday party, she receives a PlayStation 2 and an accompanying video game. It's hard to make out in real-time, but when pausing in the right place◊ you'll see she received a copy of Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus.
- Go Mad from the Revelation: Carl Axelrod is certain that the universe demands JT's death. It puts him over the edge.
- Papa Wolf: JT gets a little aggressive when his daughter is in danger.