ORBzine - Jake 2.0 TV Review

  • Christopher Gorham as Jake Foley
  • Marina Black as Sarah Heywood
  • Matt Czuchry as Darin Metcalf
  • Philip Anthony-Rodriguez as Agent Kyle Duarte
  • Judith Scott as Deputy Director Louise Beckett
  • Keegan Connor Tracy as Dr. Diane Hughes

    Season 1

  • Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 1] The Tech
    Shown 10 Sep 03

    This is the pilot ep. Jake is a nerd [NSA tech support] who is accidentally infected with nanites.

    He becomes the nerdy version of the 6 Million Dollar Man . His love interest is an investigator.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 2] Training Day
    Shown 17 Sep 03

    Jake doesn't have instincts of a secret agent.

    A terrorist [an english-accented arab] has an EMP bomb.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 3] Cater Waiter
    Shown 24 Sep 03

    The PRC steals US tank designs.

    Bai Ling is the Agency's contact in Embassy.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 4] Arms and the Girl
    Shown 1 Oct 03

    Jake is on a stakeout, and dates an arms dealer's daughter.

    Does the ep have Morality? It pits CIA murder squads and the US military-industrial complex against the International Free Market.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 5] The Good, The Bad, and The Geeky
    Shown 8 Oct 03

    There is an anarchist hacker conspiracy, so Jake goes undercover.

    One of the conspirators is Carly Pope [Jake's co-star Sam McPherson from Popular].

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 6] Last Man Standing
    Shown 15 Oct 03

    Jake attends a friend's wedding. His blonde pal has a new BF.

    The lady Doc is Jake's date.

    Agent White [ Dark Angel ] stalks Jake.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 7] Jerry 2.0
    Shown 29 Oct 03

    There's a new intro [the latino boss does a v/o].

    Militia bombers are active in DC.

    Worse, Jake's slacker teen brother Jerry is in town.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 8] Middleman
    Shown 5 Nov 03

    The Doc has a Boyfriend.

    A Villainous kidnapper is in town.

    Jake and the blonde hot up.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 9] Whisky Tango Foxtrot
    Shown 12 Nov 03

    The Black boss woman is ex-Army. She was in the Wolfpack - a black-ops team suspected of stealing nukes.

    Jake must pal up with troopers like Lochlyn Munro [ Jason vs Freddy ] for General James McDaniel [ Taken].

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 10] The Spy Who Really Liked Me
    Shown 19 Nov 03

    Laura Harris [the blonde from The Faculty ] steals US Nerve Gas.

    The ep has cynical bookends about Jim Byrnes [ Highlander ] committee.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 11] Prince and the Revolution
    Shown 10 Dec 03

    Jake plays BG to a college student who is an African Prince. There's a Revolt in his country, and Jake develops a cynical view of NSA.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 12] Double Agent
    Shown 17 Dec 03

    The Agency is after an ex-KGB woman renegade. They re-hire a retired 6 Million Dollar man, Lee Majors.

    She's too beautiful, young and photogenic to be a convincing Soviet fanatic - she should be 44 years old.

    There's a lot of Foreshadowing of the eevil of the NSA.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 13] Blackout
    Shown in UK, not USA

    Jake wakes up, with amnesia and a wife.

    There's a virus in the NSA mainframe.

    Dumont [reference to Valmont and Cruel Intentions].

    The ep increases Jake's mistrust of the NSA, and is open-ended ...

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 14] Get Foley
    Shown in UK, not USA

    Jake becomes an amnesiac pit-fighter [Monty Cora style]. The doc babe goes to help him [against orders]. Her Oriental assistant [ Grace Park ] covers for her.

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 15] Dead Man Talking
    Shown in UK, not USA

    Cameron Bancroft [ Codename Eternity ] is on team, to rescue Clayton Rohner [ G Vs E ].

    Rohner is the boss's ex. Makes you wonder what the policy on intra-Agency relationships is.

    Jake ends up in a coma, but can control things - like HAL did in 2001 .

    Jake 2.0 Jake 2.0 [Season 1, Episode 16] Upgrade
    Shown in UK, not USA

    A Yakuza assassin [Robin Shou - Mortal Kombat ] is after an Ambassador.

    He wanted to shag Tracey, who's shocked he's not a eunuch.