The Others (TV series)

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The Others
Created byJohn Brancato and Michael Ferris
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13
Running time40 minutes
Production company(s)Delusional Films
NBC Studios
DreamWorks Television
Original networkNBC
Original releaseFebruary 5 (2000-02-05) – June 10, 2000 (2000-06-10)

The Others is an American television series created by John Brancato and Michael Ferris, and produced by Delusional Films, NBC Studios, and DreamWorks Television. It ran for thirteen 40-minute episodes from February 5, 2000, to June 10, 2000, airing on NBC. It concerned a group of people with various psychic talents as they encountered different, and often evil, paranormal forces. It was an ensemble show. It was part of the NBC's Saturday night supernatural/paranormal programming block, Thrillogy.


Primary focus is on a student, Marian Kitt, as she came to terms with her frequently unwanted abilities. Although the series gradually built up an overall storyline of a strong evil power targeting the group, its cancellation meant that this was never properly resolved.



Note that the episodes were not always broadcast by NBC in the correct story order. For the correct story order for the episodes, refer to the order from the production codes.

List of The Others episodes
No.TitleDirected by [1]Original air dateProd.
code [1]
01"Pilot"Mick GarrisFebruary 5, 2000 (2000-02-05)26-99-100
02"Unnamed"Brian Trenchard-SmithFebruary 12, 2000 (2000-02-12)26-99-104
03"Eyes"William MaloneFebruary 19, 2000 (2000-02-19)26-99-102
04"Souls on Board"Tobe HooperFebruary 26, 2000 (2000-02-26)26-99-105
05"1112"Bill CondonMarch 4, 2000 (2000-03-04)26-99-103
06"Luciferous"Mick GarrisMarch 11, 2000 (2000-03-11)26-99-101
07"Theta"Tom McLoughlinMarch 18, 2000 (2000-03-18)26-99-109
08"Don't Dream It's Over"Mick GarrisMarch 25, 2000 (2000-03-25)26-99-107
09"The Ones That Lie in Wait"Thomas J. WrightApril 22, 2000 (2000-04-22)26-99-106
10"Till Then"Bryan SpicerApril 29, 2000 (2000-04-29)26-99-110
11"$4.95 a Minute"Sanford BookstaverMay 6, 2000 (2000-05-06)26-99-111
12"Life Is for the Living"Thomas J. WrightMay 13, 2000 (2000-05-13)26-99-112
13"Mora"Jake PaltrowJune 10, 2000 (2000-06-10)26-99-108


Tobe Hooper directed one episode, "Souls on Board", and the series' writers included Glen Morgan and James Wong (also executive producers, with Brancato and Ferris), who had previously written for shows including The X-Files and Millennium and created, produced and written for Space: Above and Beyond. Morgan's wife Kristen Cloke played the significant role of Allison/The Woman in the episodes "The Ones That Lie in Wait" and "Life Is for the Living".

The series was filmed at Paramount Studios, with the exception of the pilot episode, which was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


The series aired on Five in the UK, and on Nine in Australia.


  1. ^ a b From the United States Copyright Office catalog: "Public Catalog - Copyright Catalog (1978 to present) - Basic Search [search: "Others : no."]". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2017-10-02.

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