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  • TV-14
  • 2011
  • 4 Seasons
  • 6.8  (20,829)

Unforgettable is a crime drama television series that aired on CBS from 2011 to 2016. The show revolves around the story of Carrie Wells, a former Syracuse detective who suffers from hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that allows her to recall every detail of her life. Poppy Montgomery plays the lead role of Carrie Wells, and the rest of the cast includes Dylan Walsh, Jane Curtin, Kevin Rankin, Michael Gaston, Daya Vaidya, James Hiroyuki Liao, Dallas Roberts, Tawny Cypress, La La Anthony, E.J. Bonilla, Kathy Najimy, Deanna Dunagan, Britt Lower, Omar Metwally.

The show's first season begins with Carrie Wells living a quiet life as a nursing home employee in Queens, New York City. However, her life takes a 180-degree turn when her former partner and ex-boyfriend, Al Burns (played by Dylan Walsh), approaches her to help solve a murder case. Carrie reluctantly agrees and is soon back in the fold, using her gift of hyperthymesia to help Al and his team solve some of the most complex cases in New York City.

The show's formula is straightforward and follows a traditional crime procedural structure. Each episode features a new case that the team must solve, and Carrie's unique talent for remembering every detail of her life often leads to a breakthrough in each investigation. The show's writers manage to keep the cases fresh by adding new twists and turns to the storyline, making it a must-watch for crime drama enthusiasts.

Along with the crime-solving aspect, the show also delves into the personal lives of the characters, making it an engaging watch. Carrie's backstory is explored in depth, giving the audience a glimpse into her past and her struggles with coming to terms with her gift. Her relationship with Al Burns is also explored throughout the series, with their history and feelings for each other always lingering in the background.

Moreover, the supporting cast is brilliant in their respective roles, adding depth and nuance to the show. Jane Curtin plays Dr. Joanne Webster, a medical examiner who works alongside the team, and her wit and sarcasm often provide a light-hearted touch to the otherwise grim proceedings. Kevin Rankin plays Detective Roe Saunders, the team's resident tech-whiz, and his quick thinking and technical expertise often save the day. Michael Gaston plays Mike Costello, Al's boss, and his nuanced portrayal of a tough but fair leader is impressive.

Daya Vaidya and James Hiroyuki Liao play Detectives Nina Inara and Jay Lee, respectively, and they both bring their unique skill sets to the team. Dallas Roberts plays Eliot Delson, Carrie's neighbor and a writer who usually ends up embroiled in the team's cases. Tawny Cypress and La La Anthony play Cherie Rollins-Murray and Delina Michaels, respectively, and their roles add a new dimension to the show.

The show's production values are top-notch, and the cinematography effectively captures the grit and grime of New York City. The show's theme music, composed by Michael Wandmacher, is catchy and complements the tone of the series perfectly.

Overall, Unforgettable is a well-crafted crime drama that keeps the audience engaged with its compelling storylines and strong character development. The show's unique spin on the traditional cop procedural format, along with the standout performances of the cast, make it a must-watch for fans of the genre.

Unforgettable is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (61 episodes). The series first aired on September 20, 2011.

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Paranoid Android
13. Paranoid Android
January 22, 2016
When a shooter on the loose triggers a flashback that doesn't add up with Carrie's perfect memory, the team at Major Crimes discovers that a nefarious conspiracy is at play and trained killers are among them.
Bad Company
12. Bad Company
January 22, 2016
Carrie and Al engage in a cat-and-mouse game with a corrupt former cop.
About Face
11. About Face
January 22, 2016
Carrie and Al investigate the cold case of a missing surgeon.
Game On
10. Game On
January 22, 2016
Carrie and Al become involved in high-stakes video games and corporate espionage after a murder at a haunted-house attraction.
Shelter from the Storm
9. Shelter from the Storm
January 15, 2016
A hurricane forces Carrie and Al to seek refuge in a rundown precinct house and fend off a gang sent to free an elusive drug kingpin.
Breathing Space
8. Breathing Space
January 15, 2016
There are plenty of suspects in the case of a murdered aerospace engineer as the Major Crime team uncovers that the victim was working on a billionaire's top-secret space mission.
We Can Be Heroes
7. We Can Be Heroes
January 8, 2016
The team determines that the kidnapping of a prominent scientist's son was not a crime of opportunity but a plot for revenge.
The Return of Eddie
6. The Return of Eddie
January 1, 2016
A quick mart robbery goes awry and a tabloid cameraman is killed. Carrie and Al make an unexpected discovery.
All In
5. All In
December 18, 2015
Carrie's ex resurfaces and a murder investigation takes the team to Atlantic City.
Dollars and Scents
4. Dollars and Scents
December 11, 2015
The murder of a deli employee triggers the search for a criminal organization.
Behind the Beat
3. Behind the Beat
December 4, 2015
Major Crime investigates the murder of a young jazz prodigy and navigate the halls of an ultra-competitive music conservatory.
Gut Check
2. Gut Check
November 26, 2015
Carrie and Al are drafted to transport an embezzlement trial's star witness to Florida.
Blast from the Past
1. Blast from the Past
November 27, 2015
Things get shaky when Carrie's ex-husband shows up.
Where to Watch Unforgettable
Unforgettable is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Unforgettable on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 20, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (20,829)