This original pilot was turned down by CBS in 1995.
College professor Gus McClain is framed for his wife's murder by his evil twin, Booth Hubbard.
Upon returning to Seattle to attend Sarah's funeral, Gus discovers that her father, who is a judge, is also convinced of Gus' guilt--and willing to carry out his own justice.
Gus is captured by a Native American bounty hunter who reconsiders turning him in to the FBI when a dreamlike vision suggests that Gus will soon save his daughter's life.
With the FBI closing in, Gus takes a hostage: a divorcee who comes to believe his story and decides to help him escape--but Booth intervenes again and frames Gus for her murder.
Gus becomes entangled with a roguish organization known as ""Black Ops""; and Agent Carter is taken off the McClain case, to be replaced by ""other agencies.""
A government official promises to turn Booth in to the FBI and ensure Gus' freedom if Gus agrees to gather evidence against the mob-boss father of the Russian family he's befriended.
Booth frames Gus again when he trails Agent Carter to her vacation cabin, commits a murder, takes her captive, lures Gus to the scene, and disappears--leaving Gus to prove his innocence before the local sheriff arrives.
Gus is decieved by an undercover FBI agent into believing he's been captured by IRA rebels searching for Booth, who reneged on a supposed weapons deal.
Gus saves a blind piano teacher from an attempted rape. Fearing for her safety, he files a police report on the incident against her wishes, and arouses suspicions from the FBI.
Gus finds a job working in a small-town store but soon discovers that the owner, a retired army officer, is shooting hitchhikers.
Gus is attacked by the abusive estranged husband of Booth's former lover, but when Gus goes on the offensive he finds his target beaten to death--and himself the prime suspect.
Gus tracks down Booth's foster parents, Virgil and Mariette Nelson, in the hopes of learning more about his evil twin, and stumbles upon evidence that may link them to a kidnapping ring.
Gus sets up a complex ruse to lead Agent Carter to believe that he's been shot and killed by a police officer.
Acting on a tip, Agents Carter and Forbes track Gus to a warehouse where he is working. When Carter is critically injured in the ensuing pursuit, Forbes takes on the case alone.
While working as a limousine driver, Gus overhears a young girl's murderous plans to avenge the rape of her sister.
Gus falls in love with Jill O'Hara, a woman with a secret life that's exposed when they become the target of a psychotic man who blames Jill for losing his girlfriend.
It's a case od publish and perish gor Gus when a journalist threatens to issue a book in which Gus admits his guilt ""in his own words.""
Carter captures Gus, but the arrest is cut short when an escaped murderer and his gang take them both hostage.
A Naval colonel, seeking to avenge the murder of his daughter, captures Booth and Gus, knowing that one is innocent and the other must die.
Gus is linked up to a chain gang, but escapes with the help of a female inmate. Their fight is cut short, however, when her husband discovers there's a reward for Gus' capture.
Gus turns to a reporter after learning that he's being persued by his employer's murders.
Gus thinks he can clear his name when he spots a news item linking Booth to a senator who may have mob ties.