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Perception: Shadow

Pierce is tipped off by a former student about a potential conspiracy to cover up the murder of a U.S. Senator. But the situation soon spirals into a nightmare in which the people Daniel should be able to trust might instead be working against him.

Source: TNT

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x9
Production Number: 109
Airdate: Monday September 10th, 2012

Director: Kenneth Biller
Writer: Mike Sussman

Guest Stars
Bridget ReganBridget Regan
As Victoria Ryland
Freddy RodriguezFreddy Rodriguez
As Wesley Sumter
Jayne AtkinsonJayne Atkinson
As Helen Paulson
Jimmy BennettJimmy Bennett
As Alex Willingham
Jonathan ScarfeJonathan Scarfe
As Special Agent Roger Probert
Matthew GlaveMatthew Glave
As Senator Scott Ryland
Dave ThomasDave Thomas
As Bill Duffy
Hira AmbrosinoHira Ambrosino
As Dr. Susan Hansen
Kieron ElliottKieron Elliott
As Dr. Jonathan Ingbar
Michael B. SilverMichael B. Silver
As Lawrence Crawford
Nicole de BoerNicole de Boer
As Janice Zimmerman
Steven CulpSteven Culp
As John F. Kennedy

Co-Guest Stars
David FarkasDavid Farkas
As FBI Agent #1
Jules TheodoreJules Theodore
As Security Guard (as Jules E. Theodore)
Whitney AvalonWhitney Avalon
As Psych Nurse #1
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 asking his class” What are you afraid of?” He asks his students if humans can override their primal nature and not react due out of fear. Next, Lewicki gives Daniel certain instructions as Daniel will have to spend the weekend alone; Lewicki has to go home for his parent’s 30th anniversary. At home, Daniel is watching the television news, where Senator Ryland is taking oath for office. Daniel is making fun of the speech and Natalie reminds him that he voted for Ryland. Daniel doesn’t believe in Ryland’s abilities. Lewicki is about to leave when he sees that Daniel has received a letter; it is from a guy named Wesley, a former student. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorKenneth Biller  |  Mike Sussman
Executive ProducerKenneth Biller
Co-Executive ProducerAmanda Green  |  Mike Sussman  |  Stephen Tolkin
ProducerMark Ovitz  |  Eric McCormack
Co-ProducerJason Ning
Associate ProducerNicole Carrasco
Production DesignerStephen Storer
EditorAndi Armaganian
CastingMary Jo Slater
Unit Production ManagerCleve Landsberg
Second Assistant DirectorMaria Battle Campbell
MusicTree Adams
Music EditorMoira Marquis
Costume DesignerJulia Schklair
Key GripMarcus " Roo " Flower
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 EditorJessie Murray
Post Production SupervisorGerrit Furutani
Supervising Sound EditorMichael Mullane
Re-Recording MixerKevin Burns (1)  |  Rick Alexander (1)
GafferBrett Laumann
Director of PhotographyJeff Jur
Costume SupervisorScott O'Leary
Production AccountantChristina Lewis
Casting AssociateManny Fernandez
Production StaffZuzanna Cernik  |  Katie Gruel  |  David Malley
Technical ConsultantDr. David Eagleman
Dept. Head Make-up ArtistBrigette Ellis
Dept. Head Hair StylistDennis Parker (2)
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