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Genesis II (1973)

| Sci-Fi | TV Movie 1973
A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.
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Primus Isaac Kimbridge
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Janos
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Linda Grant ...
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Dylan Hunt, a scientist, puts himself into suspended animation in a NASA cavern in 1979 to establish if he could be brought back to life in a couple of days to research into extending the process to astronauts. However the cavern collapses during an earthquake and Dylan doesn't recover until the year 2133. During the 154 years he had slept, war has broken out and the world's scientists rebelled against the war-loving military and developed a society known as the Pax, whose goal is to keep the spirit of mankind alive. However there are also the mutant Tyranians who plan to be Nazi-like rulers of the slowly recovering world. Dylan is tricked by the Tyranians who plan to use his knowledge of the past to rebuild their nuclear generator and therefore make their plans complete. Can the Pax and Dylan stop them or will the man from the past destroy the future?... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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Tonight your television set becomes a time machine to the 22nd century.

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The subshuttle is based on TAUSS-Trans American underground subway system. See more »

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When Dylan Hunt is first shown being discovered after the earthquake, his right leg is hanging off of the table he is strapped to. When the camera angle switches to the inside the chamber, both legs are now on the table See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Travellers (1992) See more »

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Classic Roddenberry
18 April 2001 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

I watched this show when it first came on the air in 1973. GenesisII is classic Roddenberry. The characters and situations are similar to those seen in the original Star Trek. I really liked this show and was hoping it would have been chosen as a series. Alex Cord brought the main character, Dylan Hunt, to life. When this show repeats on a station I can get it is a must watch.


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