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The Tomorrow People are the next stage of human evolution. They can teleport, communicate by telepathy, heal with the power of thought and they are unable to kill or harm any living creature. Aided by a mysterious and ancient spacecraft buried in the sand of a Pacific island, the Tomorrow People use their powers to protect the world, while trying to keep their own existence a secret for fear of exploitation Written by
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The first story has no on-screen title and, consequently, is known by several titles. These titles are "The Tomorrow People" (the only on-screen title), "The Origins", "The Origin Story" (forthcoming DVD title), "The Beginning" and "A New Beginning" (the novelization title). See more »
A well-produced further development of the 1970s classic.
I was a fan of the original 1970s "Tomorrow People", so I was very pleased when I heard a new version was going into production in the early 1990s. The series comprised 5 stories - an introductory story introducing the premises of the Tomorrow People, first transmitted in the UK in November-December 1992, "The Culex Experiment" (Jan-Feb 1994), "Monsoon Man" (Feb 1994), "The Rameses Connection" (guest starring Christopher Lee, Jan 1995), and "The Living Stones" (Feb 1995). This was a co-production between Tetra Films/Thames TV in the UK and Nickelodeon in the US and it has a suitably international cast -- the principal cast of Tomorrow People changes frequently. Australian Kristian Schmid (previously known as Todd in the popular Australian soap, "Neighbours") plays "Adam", and Canadian Christian Tessier plays the American character "Megabyte" throughout the series. Younger English actor Adam Pearce plays "Kevin" in the first story, and spends most of "The Culex Experiment" in a coma and is never seen or mentioned again! American Kristen Ariza plays "Lisa" in the first story and is never seen again. Naomie Harris appears from nowhere as "Ami" at the start of "The Culex Experiment" and appears in all later stories (though she plays no active part in "The Living Stones"), and one can only feel sympathy for Alexandra Milman, whose character "breaks out" as a Tomorrow Person in the last episode of the last story!
There's some horrible overacting on the part of some of the adult guest characters in most of the stories, but on the whole it's not at all bad, and most of the young actors (particularly Schmid and Tessier) carry their roles well.
The production values and special effects are much better than the in the 1970s series, and it's a matter of regret that it seems to have been cancelled so relatively early.
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