Psi Factor:Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian Science fiction/Drama TV Series,which hit the television with its 4 seasons’ run from 1996 to 2000.Filmed in and around Toronto,Ontario,it aired 88 episodes over 4 seasons.The stories on Psi Factor,are based on actual cases from the Office of Scientific Investigation and Research (OSIR),a private organization investigating paranormal phenomena.
The series is hosted by Dan Aykroid who presents each case at the episodes opening and closing.
Premiering in September of 1996,Psi Factor introduced us the Alpha Team,an elite research team investigating paranormal.The born leader Case Manager Connor Doyle,the dreamer Biologist Lindsay Donner,the rebel physicist Peter Axon,the believer psychiatrist Dr. Anton Hendrix,and the realist Clair Davison.
They all trust,count on each other, and use any tactic to solve the mysteries brought to OSIR.
More focused on the scientific aspect of the show,the first season investigated two unlinked cases per episode.starting the second season the format changes to one case per episode,letting viewers discover more about the characters.
In many cases the investigators solve the riddles.however,in some cases they find no logical explanation for what happened.
Psi Factor brought a new twist to the world of Sci-Fi (or Psi-Fi),showing off a different and unique aspect in this genre.
With exciting cases and a terrific cast,the show will change the way we look at reality.