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Medusa's Child

Medusa's Child

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, November 16, 1997 7.2 11 3
Thursday, November 20, 1997 6.6 10 3
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  • Season: 1997-98
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: Disaster, Suspense/Thriller
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by John J. Nance. A researcher hires a pilot to fly to Washington, D.C.,where a hurricane is about to hit. Also on board is a recently divorced woman whose mad scientist ex-husband was working on a top-secret thermonuclear device. Upon his request to deliver the project to the Pentagon, she takes the device on the plane, thinking it is only a non-working model. She and the other passengers soon realize the cargo is a live warhead designed to explode when they reach the Capital.


Production Company:

  • Comsky Group, Mandalay Television IAW Columbia TriStar Television

Production Type:

  • Independent
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