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PASADENA, Calif. -- Eric McCormack ("Will & Grace") returns to prime time tonight in the TNT drama "Perception" (10 p.m.), which I reviewed yesterday in TV Week. McCormack plays a neuroscience professor with paranoid schizophrenia who assists an FBI agent (Rachael Leigh Cook) in solving crimes.
"I said to Ken, 'Can we just make this guy a gay lawyer? It might be a little less work for me,'" McCormack joked at a January TNT press conference. "But he was very insistent. So we did a lot of research together. ... By sheer coincidence last summer, after we shot the pilot but before the series, I ran into a woman in the grocery store in Vancouver, who turned out to be a neuroscience professor at the University of British Columbia, and we became fast friends. And so she took me around the brain center up there, and that was tremendously helpful too."
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