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"When Push Comes to Shove (Part 1)"
Medium episode
Allison's world falls apart
Episode no. Season 1
Episode 16
Written by Chris Dingess
Directed by Aaron Lipstadt
Original airdate May 23, 2005 (USA)
January 15th, 2009 (CZE)[1]
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When Push Comes to Shove (Part 1) is the season finale of season one and sixteenth episode in the series overall. It originally aired May 23, 2005 in the United States.


Allison has a vision of her old acquaintance Captain Push from the Texas Rangers, in connection with a murder. She seeks his help to find a serial killer, who excises his victims' hearts. Capt. Push must go to great lengths to help Allison with her case, putting his life at risk along the way.[1]


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Major Cast

Minor Cast


  • This is Kenneth Push's second appearance in the series since the "Pilot" episode.

Featured Music

  1. "Get What You Give" by The New Radicals

Relevant Trivia

  • Arliss Howard is billed as "Special Guest Star" in this episode.
  • The episode title, "When Push Comes To Shove" is word play on the popular phrase "When push comes to shove", and alludes to Captain Push's less-than-subtle way of handling challenges.