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On the season premiere of Stitchers Season 1 Episode 1, Kirsten Clark is introduced as a young woman with a genius IQ, but who has a few social issues. For one, she has temporal dysplasia which causes her to not have any time recollection and when she finds out the man who raised her died, she has no emotions because to her, he's been dead forever. 

She catches the eye of the director of the stitcher program, Maggie Baptiste, and is brought her in for an interview of sorts and Maggie invites her to join the program. While getting a small tour of the facilities, thanks to one of the scientist Cameron, she is told about what the stitcher program entails. They stitch her into the mind of someone who is recently deceased so they can gather information, but they only have 10 minutes before the stitcher has to be pulled out of the mind. Kirsten goes along with it and is put into the mind of a man who was planning on bombing two subjects, but they need to find out where the bombs are.

While inside the mind of the bomber, Kirsten is able to feel emotions for the first time and she is able to figure out where one of the two bombs are. Her and Cameron go searching for the bombs and they are able to save the first victim, but when they get to the last bomb/victim, they run into a problem when they see there's a code which needs to be entered to disable the bomb. Kirsten tries to remember the code and at the last minute she's able to figure out the numbers and disable the bomb. 

Maggie saves the both of them from being arrested, but tells them they need to make sure they know their place and they aren't allowed to go after anyone. Kirsten is not having any of it and wants out, but before she can leave completely, Maggie drops a huge secret about the program and tells Kirsten her father is one of the partners responsible for the stitchers program and Kirsten is back in.

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Stitchers Season 1 Episode 1 Quotes

Kristen: Why is he here? Are you guys coroners?
Cameron: No. He's here to share his memories with us.
Kirsten: But he's dead.
Cameron: Hmm. Fun fact: After death, consciousness lingers for 30 seconds. After that, 10 minutes and the brain starts to degrade. If we get a sample in here fast enough, we can start a protocol that will slow down further deterioration for days.
Kirsten: Sample? You mean corpse?
Cameron: Tomato/Tamato.
Kirsten: You're getting this guys dead, deteriorating brain to talk to you? How?
Cameron: By inserting a living consciousness into those memories. We call it stitching.
Kirsten: That's impossible.
Cameron: Is that so, doctor I've never studied neuroscience unlike Cameron. The brain is a bioelectrical device with emphasis on electrical. Even after death the wiring, the synapses are all still in there, for a while anyway, and that means so are the memories, but it takes a living consciousness to access them and interpret them and that's where you come in.

Kirsten: how long have I been in this room?
Maggie: Answer the question.
Kirsten: I'm trying to. How long have I been in this room?
Maggie: Guess.
Kirsten: An hour?
Maggie: One minute. [smiling and leaning in] You really don't know, do you?
Kirsten: I have this condition, it's called temporal dysplasia. I have no time perception.
Maggie: I've read about this condition. I thought it was made up.
Kirsten: I wish, cause then you could unmake it up; it really sucks. I use memory, logic and math to approximate time difference, but I don't know what time feels like.