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A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.
Science fiction anthology series that occasionally features twist-endings, sometimes continues some of the stories in later episodes and avoids fantasy or supernatural story elements entirely. A modern revival of the classic 1960s show.
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In the year 2070, police detective David Hume and his partner Ian Farve attempt to track down a group of murderous androids with ties to a corrupt corporation, named Recall, which are based on the planet Mars in this pilot for the sci-fi TV series. Written by
Ehrenthal's voice is actually one-half a second ahead of his lips when he is dressing down Hume for arresting Richard Collector. See more »
Before you go.
The 12mm that killed the android?
The out-of-policy 12mm?
You have no knowledge of what happened to it?
I have no knowledge.
[turns and leaves]
[seeing gun on thermal scan]
We can stop him before he leaves the building if you want.
No. Let him hang onto the gun for the moment. I'm almost more interested in what he plans on doing with it than where it came from.
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Of course, one would have to be familiar with science fiction writer Philip K. Dick to appreciate this series premier, which has absolutely nothing to do with an Arnold Schwarzenneger movie. "Total Recall: 2070" was Showtime's noble experiment in sci-fi noir. If one has actually read Dick's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" and "We Can Build It For You Wholesale" then one has a basis for appreciating what this series was attempting to do. If not, probably not.
Those reviewers savvy enough to make the connection have written excellent reviews and I second their comments. There is a hard-bitten existentialism at the heart of this series which deals with issues of artificial life/intelligence, a corporate/government dominance reminiscent of "1984", and strained human relations in an environment where being human is by no means what it used to be.
Why the 22 episodes of this series have not been released is beyond me.
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