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This character sheet is for Flash Forward 2009.
The Special Agent put in charge of the investigating the Blackout due to having seen a Room Full of Crazy in his flashforward which has thus far been helping with the case.
- The Alcoholic (recovering)
- Badass: If the finale doesn't earn him the title, nothing will.
- Decoy Protagonist
- Double Standard: Gives his wife all kinds of hell for being with another man in her flash forward... but then conceals from her that he was drinking in his.
- The Hero Dies : we will never know if he did.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist
- What the Hell, Hero?: Was subjected to these many, many, many times by pretty much every single other character. Demetri even went as far as punching him in the face.
Mark's partner who didn't have a flashforward and is slated to be shot to death. Is engaged to a defense attorney and can sing well.
- All Asians Are Alike: Averted. In an early episode, very sharply corrects a woman who can't figure out if his name is "Chinese or Vietnamese or something..." "It's Korean."
- Berserk Button: Really doesn't want to hear that the future can't be averted.
- The Cast Showoff: The karaoke scene showed off John Cho's singing ability.
- Hypercompetent Sidekick: In early episodes, Demetri had a tendency to come off as this in relation to Idiot Ball-holding Mark.
- James Bondage
- Race Lift: Was of Greek heritage in the novel, but changed to Korean when John Cho was cast. The name "Demetri" is a holdover.
- Someone to Remember Him By: Intentionally invoked when he proposes getting Janis pregnant.
- Your Days Are Numbered: If the flashforwards come true, he starts off the show with less than six months before he is murdered by Mark.
FBI's no-nonsense Assistant Director.
- Authority Equals Asskicking: him taking down enemies in a bathroom stall, of all places.
- Benevolent Boss
- Reasonable Authority Figure
FBI Special Agent tasked with watching over Dr. Simon Campos. Is a single lesbian. In her flashforward, saw herself pregnant.
- Action Girl
- All Lesbians Want Kids
- Lipstick Lesbian
- Pregnant Badass
- Pregnant Hostage: As of the finale.
The MoleThe Infiltration
Senior special agent often working with Demetri and/or Mark.
Technically he's CIA, but he works with the main characters on multiple occasions.
- Blue Eyes: Of the icy variety. Particularly striking, given his skin tone.
- CIA Evil, FBI Good: Vogel's no evil per se, but some of his actions qualify as questionable.
- Foe Yay: With Demetri.
- Smug Snake
- Well-Intentioned Extremist
Dr Olivia Benford
Mark's wife and a successful surgeon at a major hospital. Saw herself with another man in her flashforward.
Dr Bryce Varley
A young surgical intern reporting to Dr Benford. Was on the verge of commiting suicide befoe the Blackout due to having advanced stage kidney cancer. In his flashforward he sees himself still alive and meeting with a pretty Japanese girl; this renews his love of life and inspires him to go on living. Is friends with Nicole.
19 year old student, Charlie's babysitter and volunteer at the hospital. Is friends with Bryce.
Dr Lloyd Simcoe
An academic whose experiment is thought to have contributed to the Blackout. He is a recently widowed father of an autistic son, Lloyd is the man Olivia saw herself with in her flashforward.
- The Atoner
- Foil: to Mark Benford. Where Mark is harsh and know-it-better-than-thou, Lloyd is gentle and willing to apologize for what turns out to not have been his fault.
- The Rival: to Mark for Olivia's affections.
- Your Cheating Heart: in the flash forward
Dr Simon Campos
A brilliant young quantum physicist and Lloyd's research partner.
- Child Prodigy: grown-up version (started college at the age of 13).
- Evil Brit
- Heel Face Revolving Door: it's Heel Face Turn in the end after all.
- Insufferable Genius
- Minored in Asskicking
- Papa Wolf: to his younger sister Annabelle.
- Pint-Sized Powerhouse
A physicist involved in engineering the Global Blackout phenomenon. Goes by the alias D. Gibbons, taken from Didi Gibbons' cloned credit card. Killed by Alda Herzog in the episode "The Garden of Forking Paths".
A recovering alcoholic himself, he is Mark Benford's sponsor and close friend. Is estranged from his wife; has a daughter is believed to have been killed on military duty.
Aaron's daughter, a former soldier who was believed to have been killed in Afganistan. It turns out the story has been fabricated and se is in fact on the run from Private Military Contractors. She returns home a shell of her former self and drinks to excess.
Olivia and Mark's daughter.
Lloyd's autistic son.
Demetri's girlfriend and a defense attorney.
A young Japanese woman who quits her prestigious but demeaning office job and moves to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of a musical career. In her flashforward she saw herself on a date with Dr Bryce Varley.