Take the ‘science’ of Outbreak, and mix it with the claustrophobia, isolation, paranoia and freezing temperatures of The Thing, and you have Helix – Syfy’s science fiction thriller show, created by Cameron Porsandeh. With its first season proving to be a big hit with audiences watching on DVR, the show has earned a renewal for a second season.
The premise of the show sees a small group of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, travel to a remote and mysterious scientific research facility in the Arctic. They are tasked with investigating and resolving a potentially deadly outbreak of an unknown disease. As the situation spirals rapidly out of control, the complexities of relationships and the suspicious agendas within the groups trapped together are gradually revealed.
Taking in aspects reminiscent of zombie-themed narratives, and featuring global and local politics, workplace complications and good old-fashioned corruption, Helix is an »
- Sarah Myles
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