Do You Remember: Journeyman

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The NBC drama Journeyman debuted back on September 24, 2007, starring actor Kevin McKidd – one season before he made his debut on the medical juggernaut Grey’s Anatomy – and actress Moon Bloodgood – a few seasons before the TNT post-apocalypse series Falling Skies debut.

Journeyman centered on Dan Vasser (McKidd), a newspaper reporter living with his wife Katie (actress Gretchen Egolf, who has appeared in Roswell and Law & Order: SVU) and young son Zack in San Francisco. For an unknown reason, one day he begins “jumping” backward in time. He soon learns that each series of jumps follows the life of a person whose destiny he seems meant to change. Dan’s jumping affects his family life and his job, and instills suspicion in his brother Jack (Reed Diamond from The Man in the High Castle and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), a police detective. While in the past, Dan reconnects with his ex-fiancée, Livia (Bloodgood), whom he had believed was killed in a plane crash but who is actually a fellow time traveler.

The 13-episode, one season show was created by Kevin Falls, who has gone on to work on the TV shows Franklin & Bash, Minority Report and Pitch. The series suffered from low ratings during its short run with NBC officially cancelling it in April of 2008, but the final episode actually aired on December 19, 2007.

Among the guest stars on the show, who have gone on to bigger roles, include the following:

Joel Gretsch, who has appeared on The 4400 and NCIS;
Raphael Sbarge, who had a long-standing, recurring role on Once Upon a Time;
John Billingsley, who has appeared in True Blood and the short-lived series Intelligence;
Annie Wersching, who has starred in 24, The Vampire Diaries and is currently on Marvel’s Runaways;
Jessica Chastain, who has appeared in movies like The Help, Zero Dark Thirty and The Martian;
Brittany Ishibashi, who is also appearing in Marvel’s Runaways;
John Noble, who has appeared in Sleepy Hollow and Salvation;
Colin Ford, who was young Sam on Supernatural and starred in Under the Dome;
George Newbern, who is one of the cast members of Scandal;
Rick Worthy, who is one of the stars of The Magicians; and,
David Ramsey, who is one of the stars of Arrow.

Here is a trailer for the show:

Do you remember the NBC drama Journeyman?

Using her favorite online handle, Rueben is an East Coast-bred gal who is now a permanent Californian and a lifelong tv-oholic. She watches at least 25 TV shows a week, goes to the movies as often as possible, listens to music every waking moment, reads every day and “plays” on the internet every chance she can. Some of her current favorite TV shows are Outlander, Blindspot, The Blacklist, Killjoys, The Brave, The Shannara Chronicles, Good Witch, When Calls the Heart, The 100, Jane the Virgin, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Fosters. Follow her at @ruebenrambling or contact her at rueben@nicegirlstv.com.