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Perception: Lovesick

Pierce is called upon to help the FBI investigate the murder of a therapist. Moretti spends more time with Professor Hathaway. And Dean Haley uses Pierce as bait to get a wealthy alumni’s widow to fund a new building.

Source: TNT

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x6
Production Number: 104
Airdate: Monday August 20th, 2012

Director: Greg Beeman
Writer: Jason Ning

Guest Stars
Jamie BamberJamie Bamber
As Dr. Michael Hathaway
Laura CarswellLaura Carswell
As Karyn
LeVar BurtonLeVar Burton
As Paul Haley
August EmersonAugust Emerson
As Justin Reycraft
Brooke NewtonBrooke Newton
As Weather Girl
J.R. CaciaJ.R. Cacia
As Thomas Akers
Jillian Murray (2)Jillian Murray (2)
As Misty Corbett
John M. JacksonJohn M. Jackson
As Vincent
Krista AllenKrista Allen
As Allison Bannister
Mary BirdsongMary Birdsong
As Cheryl Corvis
Spencer GarrettSpencer Garrett
As Howard Reycraft
T.J. HobanT.J. Hoban
As Toby Mulligan
Vanessa BranchVanessa Branch
As Michelle Akers
William RagsdaleWilliam Ragsdale
As Dr. Julian Corvis
Wolfgang BodisonWolfgang Bodison
As Chris Leavins
Main Cast
Eric McCormackEric McCormack
As Dr. Daniel Pierce
Rachael Leigh CookRachael Leigh Cook
As FBI Agent Katherine Rose "Kate" Moretti
Kelly RowanKelly Rowan
As Natalie Vincent / Caroline Newsome
Arjay SmithArjay Smith
As Max Lewicki


The episode begins with Daniel discussing about free will in his class. After class while he is feeding the pigeons, Kate meets up with him. Kate asks Daniel how he would like to help the FBI bring down “a big bad insurance company?” Daniel jumps at the opportunity. Later he is informed of a patient named Sanjay Patel who was suffering from severe depression, and who eventually committed suicide. Turns out, his medical insurance company Genstar, did not cover his medical costs in a satisfactory manner, and hence he could not receive proper treatment for his condition. ..

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Episode Quotes

'Is there something wrong with me?' It's a question we all ask our selves. We all wonder why we don't look like, act like, feel like everybody else. Each of our brains has the exact same parts -- cortex, hypothalamus, fornix, septal nucleus, so on. And yet, no two brains are exactly alike. So, being different -- being unique -- is undeniably a fundamental characteristic of being human.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorMike Sussman  |  Kenneth Biller
Executive ProducerKenneth Biller
Co-Executive ProducerStephen Tolkin  |  Amanda Green  |  Mike Sussman
ProducerEric McCormack  |  Mark Ovitz
Co-ProducerJason Ning
Associate ProducerNicole Carrasco
Production DesignerStephen Storer
EditorAnthony Miller
CastingMary Jo Slater
Unit Production ManagerCleve Landsberg
First Assistant DirectorJerram Swartz
Second Assistant DirectorMaria Battle Campbell
MusicTree Adams
Music EditorJessica Harrison
Costume DesignerJulia Schklair
Key GripVince Rodriguez
Camera OperatorRichard Merryman  |  Kirk R. Gardner
Set DecoratorWanda 'Beau' Peterson
Location ManagerKristan Wagner
Transportation CoordinatorTim Abbatoye
Property MasterChristopher Amy
Construction CoordinatorJeff Goyer
Production Sound MixerClark King
Script SupervisorRebecca Poulos
Production CoordinatorPamela Jaeckle
Assistant EditorChristopher Petrus
Post Production SupervisorGerrit Furutani
Supervising Sound EditorMichael Mullane
Re-Recording MixerRick Alexander (1)  |  Kevin Burns (1)
GafferBrett Laumann
Director of PhotographyJeff Jur
Costume SupervisorScott O'Leary
Production AccountantChristina Lewis
Casting AssociateManny Fernandez
Production StaffZuzanna Cernik  |  David Malley  |  Katie Gruel
Technical ConsultantDr. David Eagleman
Dept. Head Make-up ArtistBrigette Ellis
Dept. Head Hair StylistDennis Parker (2)
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