9 December 2013 1:21 PM, PST | GeekNation.com | See recent GeekNation news »

Admittedly, I went into .Almost Human. with a degree of skepticism; after all, and I know many people will be appalled, I.m not as a rule a J.J. Abrams fan. But I like Karl Urban, I like sci-fi and the premise looked like it was going to hit every one of my buddy-cop buttons . so I gave it a go. I am very glad that I did. To start with, the tone of the show strikes just the right balance between humor and gravitas. While this is often the tone most dramas seem to strive for, it is a delicate tightrope that can all too quickly lead to an overly joking mood when weighty emotional subtext is being presented, or the sort of grim, unrelenting malaise that can render a show too dark for healthy viewing. With .Almost Human,. the creative team appears to be well able to navigate »

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