Charlie Jade

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  • 2005
  • 1 Season
  • 7.2  (1,142)

Charlie Jade is a science fiction series made as a collaboration between Canadian and South African production companies; created by Chris Rowland and Robert Wertheimer the show was produced by the Canadian CHUM production comopany and the South African Industrial Development Corporation. A single season consisting of 20 episodes of 45 minutes each were produced and broadcast initially in 2005; a second season of the show has yet to be produced despite the scripts for more episodes already being produced. Included in the first season is a short episode called Can of Worms that was commissioned after production had ceased to bring viewers up to date on the plot of Charlie Jade during its original broadcast because the story was so complex. Charlie Jade begins with a mysterious multinational corporation called Vektor are conducting an experiment to create a wormhole between the parallel universes that exist alongside reality as we know it. On the site of the experiment in different universes a terrorist called Reena is present while Charlie Jade, a detective is also at the site in another universe. After the explosion Charlie Jade and Reena are thrown into the Cape Town, South Africa closest to the reality of our own world with no way of returning to their own universes. Officials from Vektor now attempt to find Reena as the terrorist is suspected of being responsible for the explosion; the founder of Vektor's son, known by the codename 01 Boxer moves around the universes without the aid of any technology and searches for Reena and Charlie Jade. In the meantime Charlie Jade meets and explains his situation to a conspiracy theorist called Karl Lubinsky who aids him as he searches for a way back to his own universe. Charlie and Karl also discover the experiment to link the parallel universe's has the ability to destroy the universe known as the betaverse in which Charlie Jade and Reena are trapped; Charlie and Karl try to stop Vektor from completing any more experiments.

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Seasons
Ouroboros
20. Ouroboros
August 27, 2005
Adversaries Charlie and 01 meet in Linkspace, a surreal netherworld that connects the three universes, to decide the final outcome of the perilous link.
Flesh
19. Flesh
August 20, 2005
Desperate to save the Company from 01, Essa prepares to launch the deadly link unaware that Brion has left controlling interest of Vexcor to 01.
Bedtime Story
18. Bedtime Story
August 13, 2005
Back in Alphaverse, Charlie reflects on his role in the world and vows to stop the launch of the Vexcor Link that would destroy Betaverse.
Spin
17. Spin
August 6, 2005
Charlie finally gets his wish: he is back home. But it is not as he remembers it, or is it him? He is responsible for the arrest and execution of his friend Papa Louis; in a final act, Brion Boxer travels to Gammaverse and murders 01s family.
The Shortening of the Way
16. The Shortening of the Way
July 30, 2005
Charlie learns from Jody that he, too, has the unique power to travel from one universe to another; Lubinsky sends Reena to 01 for exorcism of her programmed personality.
Things Unseen
15. Things Unseen
July 23, 2005
As Blues investigates Charlies claims about Vexcor, she starts to wonder if this intriguing man is insane or the information in Kroggs memo is true; Essa Rompkin uses Jasmine to blackmail Sew Sew Tukarrs into joining Vexcor security.
The Enemy of My Enemy
14. The Enemy of My Enemy
July 16, 2005
When Lubinsky receives a leaked document about Vexcors corrupt environmental practices, the trail leads Charlie to a frightened company executive and his accomplice, Reena.
Through a Mirror Darkly
13. Through a Mirror Darkly
July 9, 2005
Charlie and 01 go head-to-head in a cat and mouse game between captor and captive; Reena blackmails a disloyal Vexcor executive into revealing the Companys secrets.
Choosing Sides
12. Choosing Sides
July 2, 2005
Charlie is torn between his obligation to save Betaverse, and getting back home to Jasmine; 01 is a hunted man; Reena wrestles with her mission to take down Vexcor.
Thicker Than Water
11. Thicker Than Water
June 25, 2005
When a reservoir mysteriously dries up, Lubinsky and Gemma help Charlie break into Galts boardroom to search for answers; 01s recent absence makes him a prime suspect in the death of a bar patron.
Identity
10. Identity
June 18, 2005
Charlie learns that his soulmate from his orphan days in Cape City is now working as a hydrologist on the Vexcor facility reconstruction; 01 leaves his family to return to the game; Reena infiltrates Vexcor as a hired messenger.
Betrayal
9. Betrayal
June 11, 2005
Seriously wounded, 01 finds his way back to his secret family in Gammaverse; Lubinsky is terrorized into betraying Charlie; Reena slowly recovers from her ordeals.
Devotion
8. Devotion
June 4, 2005
Charlies search for a missing girl ends when he finds her living under the thrall of a mind control expert on Vexcors payroll; her suicide mission aborted, Reena is rescued by a passerby whose offer of shelter comes at a heavy price.
Diamonds
7. Diamonds
May 28, 2005
The search for his stolen ring leads Charlie to Eckman, a ruthless diamond merchant unwittingly working on a covert mission for Vexcor; Reenas loyalty to Malachis terrorist cell is put to a deadly test.
Dirty Laundry
6. Dirty Laundry
May 21, 2005
Charlies hunt for a missing civil rights crusader leads him to a gruesome underground black market ring; Vexcor Betaverse is stealing the citys power to build a temporary link to Alphaverse; Reena is brainwashed by a terrorist cell.
And Not a Drop to Drink
5. And Not a Drop to Drink
May 14, 2005
Charlie turns up evidence of contaminated water supplies near the Vexcor facility; Reena is tortured by her kidnappers; 01 plots to take over Vexcor Betaverse.
The Power of Suggestion
4. The Power of Suggestion
May 7, 2005
Charlies investigation lands him in the centre of 01 Boxers insidious conspiracy to take over Vexcor in Betaverse; now a widely-publicized terrorist suspect, Reena is hunted down and kidnapped by a mysterious terrorist cell.
You Are Here
3. You Are Here
April 30, 2005
While Charlie and Lubinsky track a doomed Vexcor scientist, Reena is exposed to the press as The New Face of Terror when shes caught stealing cash and I.D. from Vexcor executives.
Sand
2. Sand
April 23, 2005
Suspicious of the slick corporate spin doctoring, probing journalist Karl Lubinsky coerces Charlie into investigating the Vexcor catastrophe.
The Big Bang
1. The Big Bang
April 16, 2005
While on the hunt for the killer of a woman with no identity, an explosion from a covert desert operation propels Detective Charlie Jade into a strange parallel universe.
Description

Charlie Jade is a science fiction series made as a collaboration between Canadian and South African production companies; created by Chris Rowland and Robert Wertheimer the show was produced by the Canadian CHUM production comopany and the South African Industrial Development Corporation. A single season consisting of 20 episodes of 45 minutes each were produced and broadcast initially in 2005; a second season of the show has yet to be produced despite the scripts for more episodes already being produced. Included in the first season is a short episode called Can of Worms that was commissioned after production had ceased to bring viewers up to date on the plot of Charlie Jade during its original broadcast because the story was so complex.

Charlie Jade begins with a mysterious multinational corporation called Vektor are conducting an experiment to create a wormhole between the parallel universes that exist alongside reality as we know it. On the site of the experiment in different universes a terrorist called Reena is present while Charlie Jade, a detective is also at the site in another universe. After the explosion Charlie Jade and Reena are thrown into the Cape Town, South Africa closest to the reality of our own world with no way of returning to their own universes.

Officials from Vektor now attempt to find Reena as the terrorist is suspected of being responsible for the explosion; the founder of Vektor's son, known by the codename 01 Boxer moves around the universes without the aid of any technology and searches for Reena and Charlie Jade. In the meantime Charlie Jade meets and explains his situation to a conspiracy theorist called Karl Lubinsky who aids him as he searches for a way back to his own universe. Charlie and Karl also discover the experiment to link the parallel universe's has the ability to destroy the universe known as the betaverse in which Charlie Jade and Reena are trapped; Charlie and Karl try to stop Vektor from completing any more experiments.

Charlie Jade is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on April 16, 2005.

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Charlie Jade is available for streaming on the Content Media Corporation website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Charlie Jade on demand at Amazon and Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    April 16, 2005
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (1,142)