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Air weekdate:Monday Cast:Craig Olejnik, Ennis Esmer, Lauren Lee Smith, Arnold Pinnock, Anthony Lemke, Colm Feore, Mylène Dinh-Robic, Lisa Marcos, Peter Stebbings, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Rainbow Sun Francks Genre:Crime, Drama, Fantasy Channel:CTV Status:Ended
The Listener season 1 episodes list:
When Toby rescues a young woman of a terrible car accident, he starts having disturbing visions of the son of the woman, who has gone missing. The woman is traumatized and scared for being kidnapped to gun point. As the worry for the situation of the child increases, Toby realizes that it he is going to have to act fast to find a sense to the mental discords that are tormenting him.
After receiving telepathic images of an explosion, Toby rescues his friend Vince from a fire in a block of apartments. Vince insists he didn't start the fire but has no credibility since he is a former drug addict and a meth manufacturer. As the investigation unfolds, Vince and Toby both end up on the suspect list.
After stumbling over a homeless man, Toby starts having visions of a missing girl who has been imprisoned by him. He pursues the man hoping to obtain more information on her whereabouts and starts having the sense that the homeless man shares his skill of telepathy.
One night Toby meets beautiful pathologist Mina Delia Croce in a bar and spends some time with her at her apartment. The following morning she is found dead. Toby is initially considered a suspect, but everything takes an unexpected twist when the investigation reveals that Mina might have discovered a conspiracy at her workplace.
Toby and Oz intervene in the case of Daniel, a boy from the streets who could be involved in a series of drug store burglaries. Determined to help him, Toby tries get close to him by sharing some of his personal life experience. But as Toby is approaching the truth on Daniel, he discovers that things are more complicated than he thought when Daniel's path crosses with a missing girl, Lisa Greyson, who may be in grave danger.
After Toby and Oz attend to a gunfire fight in Chinatown which leaves two dead, Toby helps Kim Chu, a blind woman whose brother Raymond is one of the murder victims. While helping Kim adjust to being alone and trying to find out who killed her brother, Toby discovers that the murder may be linked to a Chinese crime boss and that Raymond may have been involved in human smuggling.
Toby and Oz are called to a hotel after a baby falls out of a window. Before they can act, a mysterious teenage girl named Iris appears and places her hands over the baby and brings him back to life. Toby finds out she has a faith healing gift and gets a telepathic hit that makes him believe someone is trying to harm her.
Toby and Oz are called to the scene of a sexual assault and Toby gets an image of the attacker wearing a white mask. Toby teams up with Detective Marks to investigate the attacker, which leads Charlie to believe the perpetrator is a previously suspected rapist from the area.
Toby and Oz are called to a crime scene only to find Wade and Wendy Lassiter fatally stabbed. As Toby examines the crime scene, he telepathically senses there is someone else present, the son of the two murder victims. Toby and Detective Marks' search for the murderer is complicated in that Andy is not only deeply traumatized, but may also be suffering from a mental condition. Meanwhile, Olivia's over-bearing sister Jennifer comes for a visit and Olivia asks Toby and Oz to run interference so that the two don't end up alone together.
During dinner at Oz's parents' restaurant, Toby and Olivia learn that the family is in danger of losing the restaurant if they do not come up with $100,000 in two weeks, At first Toby tries to use his skills to win at poker without success. Through Olivia, Oz finds that a man is offering a reward of $100,000 dollars for finding his missing wife, who he has been convicted of murdering.
Arriving at the scene of an accident, Toby and Oz unsuccessfully attempt to save the victim. As he is dying, Toby telepathically sees him thinking about a young woman who Toby thinks he was trying to kill. He is backed up by the fact that a gun fell from the man's body when he and Oz picked him up off the street. Toby subsequently finds a picture of the woman on the deceased's body and he and Oz set out to find her before she becomes a murder victim.
In court, Toby and Oz' tactics are called into question after they contaminate a crime scene. While Toby is reading the thoughts of the people giving testimony, he finds out that the victim's sister may know who is responsible for her death. Toby also takes an interest in an old man he and Oz took to hospital after he was hit by a car. As he spends more time with this mysterious man, he is shocked to discover that he may hold the key to at least a part of his own mysterious past.
Toby introduces the accident victim who seems to know him to Dr. Ray, who instantly recognizes him as Frank Cardea, the man who brought Toby to him 20 years ago. As Toby continues to try to piece together Frank's fragmented memory shards, he realizes his mother is still alive and may be in mortal danger. Meanwhile, another man named Victor Cloonie appears with the benign intention of taking Toby to his mother. Toby, Oz, Olivia and Det. Marks all end up involved in the search for Maya, with potentially tragic consequences.