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Touch: The Road Not Taken

Martin's car mysteriously breaks down in the town where he first became a reporter. When he begins to suspect his mentor is involved in illegal activity there, he risks severing their friendship in order to find the truth.

Source: FOX

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x13
Airdate: Friday September 14th, 2012

Director: Nelson McCormick
Writer: Melinda Hsu

Guest Stars
David de LautourDavid de Lautour
As Simon
May MiyataMay Miyata
As Miyoko Sato
Samantha WhittakerSamantha Whittaker
As Nell
Satomi OkunoSatomi Okuno
As Izumi Ito
James HandyJames Handy
As Lanford
John GetzJohn Getz
As Henry Kittridge
Julian BarnesJulian Barnes
As Doctor
Kathryna PurgalKathryna Purgal
As Colleen
Mark Kelly (1)Mark Kelly (1)
As Nick Fowler
Mary Stuart MastersonMary Stuart Masterson
As Beth Cooper
Pippa HinchleyPippa Hinchley
As Therapist
Skyler StoneSkyler Stone
As DJ Oliver
Slade PearceSlade Pearce
As Aaron
Wade WilliamsWade Williams
As Brayden the Mechanic
William RagsdaleWilliam Ragsdale
As Travis Cooper
Main Cast
Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland
As Martin Bohm
David MazouzDavid Mazouz
As Jacob "Jake" Bohm


The scene opens with Martin and Jake on the road. Martin tells Jake that it has been a while since he has been to McMinnville. In another place, a boy grabs his bow and arrows and climbs out of a window without his parents’ knowledge. Simon, who lost his phone with pictures of his deceased daughter is staring at the big screen at the picture of his daughter and crying. On the road, Martin sees that the tire pressure is low and wonders how that could be possible. In London, Simon tells his wife, Nell that he got a promotion in Paris, France. She doesn’t like the idea, but hides it from her husband that she is not really ready to move on. She looks in their daughter’s room. The boy who took his boy and arrow with him makes a log about how he is on a quest to provide for his family. He is only a teenager, but is determined. Martin and Jake pull up to a gas station and Martin sees that a piece of a pencil is lodged in the pressure release. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorTim Kring
Executive ProducerSuzan Bymel  |  Carol Barbee  |  Kiefer Sutherland  |  Katherine Pope  |  Peter Chernin  |  Francis Lawrence  |  Tim Kring
Co-Executive ProducerRob Fresco  |  Chris Levinson
Supervising ProducerMelinda Hsu
ProducerRobert Levine (3)  |  Dennis Hammer
Co-ProducerCathy Mickel Gibson
Consulting ProducerKaryn Usher
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