List of Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal episodes

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Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian science fiction drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes over four seasons from 1996 to 2000. The series is hosted by Dan Aykroyd who presents dramatic stories inspired by the paranormal investigations of the "Office of Scientific Investigation and Research" (O.S.I.R.).[1]

Each episode in the first season, with the exception of two episodes, feature two unlinked cases in each episode. Beginning with the second season, each episode focused on one case, and the series began to feature story arcs alongside the standalone episodes.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired DVD release date
Season premiere Season finale
1 22 September 28, 1996 (1996-09-28) May 17, 1997 (1997-05-17) July 13, 2010 (2010-07-13)[2]
2 22 September 29, 1997 (1997-09-29) May 18, 1998 (1998-05-18) August 10, 2010 (2010-08-10)[3]
3 22 September 27, 1998 (1998-09-27) May 23, 1999 (1999-05-23) September 14, 2010 (2010-09-14)[4]
4 22 September 26, 1999 (1999-09-26) May 20, 2000 (2000-05-20) October 19, 2010 (2010-10-19)[5]

Episode list[edit]

Season 1 (1996–97)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "Dream House / UFO Encounter" Allan Kroeker Will Dixon / James Nadler September 28, 1996
2 2 "Possession / Man Out of Time" John Bell / Allan Kroeker James Nadler / Larry Raskin October 5, 1996
3 3 "Reptilian Revenge / Ghostly Voices" Giles Walker / Allan Kroeker Will Dixon / Richard Oleksiak October 12, 1996
4 4 "Creeping Darkness / Power" John Bell / Allan Kroeker David Preston / Gerald Wexler October 19, 1996
5 5 "Free Fall / Presence" Milan Cheylov / John Bell Larry Raskin / Ian Weir October 26, 1996
6 6 "The Infestation / Human Apportation" Giles Walker / John Bell Damian Kindler / Denise Fordham November 2, 1996
7 7 "The Underneath / Phantom Limb" Milan Cheylov / Allan Kroeker Robert C. Cooper / Sherman Snukal November 9, 1996
8 8 "The Transient / Two Lost Old Men" Giles Walker Damian Kindler / Ian Weir November 16, 1996
9 9 "UFO Duplication / Clara's Friend" Marc Voizard Robert C. Cooper / Will Dixon November 23, 1996
10 10 "The Hunter / The Healer" John Bell Damian Kindler / Larry Raskin November 30, 1996
11 11 "The Curse / Angel on a Plane" Marc Voizard / Ken Girotti Will Dixon / Ian Weir January 18, 1997
12 12 "Anasazi Cave / Devil's Triangle" Marc Voizard / Ken Girotti Sherman Snukal / Damian Kindler January 25, 1997
13 13 "The Undead / The Stalker" Clay Boris Will Dixon / Alex Pugsley February 1, 1997
14 14 "The Forbidden North / Reincarnation" Ken Girotti Damian Kindler / Peter Aykroyd February 8, 1997
15 15 "The Greenhouse Effect / The Buzz" Clay Boris Damian Kindler / Sherman Snukal February 15, 1997
16 16 "The Light" Milan Cheylov Will Dixon February 22, 1997
17 17 "The 13th Floor / The Believer" Clay Boris / Craig Pryce Jean Hurtubise / Damian Kindler April 12, 1997
18 18 "The Fog / House on Garden Street" Clay Boris Robert C. Cooper / Chris Dickie April 19, 1997
19 19 "Second Sight / Chocolate Soldier" Milan Cheylov Sherman Snukal / Will Dixon April 26, 1997
20 20 "Fire Within / Fate" Aaron Schuster Richard Oleksiak / Damian Kindler May 3, 1997
21 21 "Death at Sunset / Collision" Ross Clyde Jeremy Hole / Sherman Snukal May 10, 1997
22 22 "Perestroika" Giles Walker Will Dixon May 17, 1997

Season 2 (1997–98)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
23 1 "Threads" Milan Cheylov James Nadler September 29, 1997
24 2 "The Donor" Milan Cheylov Rick Drew October 6, 1997
25 3 "Wish I May" John Bell Will Dixon October 13, 1997
26 4 "Communion" John Bell Peter Mohan October 20, 1997
27 5 "Frozen in Time" Giles Walker Tracey Forbes October 27, 1997
28 6 "Devolution" Clay Boris John Dolin November 3, 1997
29 7 "The Warrior" Clay Boris Rick Drew November 10, 1997
30 8 "The Grey Men" Giles Walker James Nadler November 17, 1997
31 9 "Man of War" Stephen Williams Deborah Nathan November 24, 1997
32 10 "The Damned" Clay Boris Toni Di Franco December 1, 1997
33 11 "Hell Week" Craig Pryce Alex Pugsley January 26, 1998
34 12 "The Edge" Craig Pryce Tracey Forbes February 2, 1998
35 13 "Bad Dreams" Stephen Williams Will Dixon February 9, 1998
36 14 "Kiss of the Tiger" Carl Goldstein Damian Kindler February 17, 1998
37 15 "The Haunting" John Bell Rick Drew February 23, 1998
38 16 "Night of the Setting Sun" E. Jane Thompson James Nadler March 2, 1998
39 17 "The Labyrinth" Ron Oliver Christiane Schull April 13, 1998
40 18 "Pentimento" Vincenzo Natali Sarah Dodd April 20, 1998
41 19 "Frozen Faith" Ron Oliver Matt Frewer April 27, 1998
42 20 "Map to the Stars" John Bell Will Dixon May 4, 1998
43 21 "The Endangered" Rick Drew Will Dixon May 11, 1998
44 22 "The Egress (Part 1)" John Bell James Nadler May 18, 1998

Season 3 (1998–99)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
45 1 "Jaunt (Part 2)" John Bell James Nadler September 27, 1998
46 2 "Comings and Goings (Part 3)" John Bell Tracey Forbes October 4, 1998
47 3 "Heartland" Stephen Williams John Dolin October 11, 1998
48 4 "The Kiss" Doug Jackson C.D. Frewer & F.J. Kennedy October 18, 1998
49 5 "Absolution" Clay Boris Damian Kindler October 25, 1998
50 6 "All Hallows Eve" Luc Chalifour Donald Martin November 1, 1998
51 7 "Palimpsest" Craig Pryce Paula Smith November 8, 1998
52 8 "Return" Bruce Pittman James Nadler November 15, 1998
53 9 "Harlequin" Ron Oliver Larry Raskin November 22, 1998
54 10 "Little People" Craig Pryce Rick Drew November 29, 1998
55 11 "The Winding Cloth" Clay Boris Rick Drew January 24, 1999
56 12 "Chango" Bruce Pittman Sarah Dodd January 31, 1999
57 13 "Solitary Confinement" Ron Oliver Teleplay by: John Dolin
Story by: John Dolin & Michael Teversham
February 7, 1999
58 14 "Valentine" Ross Clyde Sheila Prescott-Vessey February 14, 1999
59 15 "Old Wounds" Luc Chalifour Teleplay by: Jim Purdy & Paula Smith
Story by: Jim Purdy
February 21, 1999
60 16 "The Observer Effect" Giles Walker Damian Kindler February 28, 1999
61 17 "School of Thought" John Bell Rick Drew April 18, 1999
62 18 "Y2K" Ron Oliver C.D. Frewer & F.J. Kennedy April 25, 1999
63 19 "The Tribunal" John Bell Jean Hurtubise May 2, 1999
64 20 "John Doe" Giles Walker Damian Kindler May 9, 1999
65 21 "Forever and a Day (Part 1)" Ron Oliver James Nadler May 16, 1999
66 22 "Forever and a Day (Part 2)" Stephen Williams James Nadler May 23, 1999

Season 4 (1999–2000)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
67 1 "Shocking" Stephen Williams Larry Raskin September 26, 1999
68 2 "Sacrifices" Stephen Williams Will Dixon October 3, 1999
69 3 "Happy Birthday, Matt Praeger" Luc Chalifour Larry Raskin October 10, 1999
70 4 "Soul Survivor" Ross Clyde Rick Drew October 17, 1999
71 5 "883" Ron Oliver Damian Kindler October 24, 1999
72 6 "Once Upon a Time in the West" John Bell Damian Kindler October 31, 1999
73 7 "Body and Soul" John Bell Andrea Moodie November 7, 1999
74 8 "Temple of Light" Ron Oliver Andrea Moodie November 14, 1999
75 9 "Inertia" Randy Bradshaw Will Dixon November 21, 1999
76 10 "Nocturnal Cabal" Steve DiMarco Damian Kindler November 28, 1999
77 11 "'Til Death Do Us Part" Luc Chalifour Sarah Dodd January 22, 2000
78 12 "Tyler/Tim" Randy Bradshaw Rick Drew January 29, 2000
79 13 "Super Sargasso Sea" Larry McLean Andrea Moodie February 5, 2000
80 14 "Persistence of Vision" Ron Oliver Will Dixon February 12, 2000
81 15 "GeoCore" Jon Cassar Martin M Boricky February 19, 2000
82 16 "Gone Fishing" Ron Oliver Larry Raskin & Aaron Woodley February 26, 2000
83 17 "Chiaroscuro" Alan Gough Andrea Moodie April 15, 2000
84 18 "Regeneration" Will Dixon Damian Kindler April 22, 2000
85 19 "Wendigo" John Bell Mark Leiren-Young April 29, 2000
86 20 "Elevator" Ron Oliver Larry Raskin May 6, 2000
87 21 "Force Majeure" John Bell Will Dixon & Damian Kindler May 13, 2000
88 22 "Stone Dreams" Ron Oliver Larry Raskin & Andrea Moodie May 20, 2000

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