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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »
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 David Hume (22 episodes, 1999)
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 Ian Farve / ... (22 episodes, 1999)
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 Olivia Hume (22 episodes, 1999)
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 Martin Ehrenthal (22 episodes, 1999)
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 Olan Chang (22 episodes, 1999)
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 James Calley (22 episodes, 1999)
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 Detective Moralez / ... (14 episodes, 1999)
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In a dark, multi-cultural mega-city on earth in 2070s, David Hume, a smart dedicated human and Ian Farve, an advanced android of mysterious origins, are two detectives of Citizens Protection Bureau (CPB) who investigate crimes related to rogue or self-aware androids, advanced cyber technologies espionage and illegal genetic experiments conducted by a few powerful companies who literally rule the world.

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Rated R for some violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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A great show--too neglected.
13 October 2006 | by (east coast USA) – See all my reviews

This is a great show, with underrated production values and subtlety. People who watch movies, unfortunately do not always read books. Some complains that it does not follow the Total Recall novel. But in fact it is a loving and exciting recreation of the world of Philip K. Dick--his future dystopias. It owes a lot to "Flow My Tears the Polceman Said"--with its mysterious hierarchy of androids. No, this is not an "action" series like the "Ahnold" movie "TR" was. It's a mixture of sci-fi, mystery, police procedural and a lot of Red-Serling like philosophizing and speculating about the future and human nature. Somebody who judges this series based on one episode seems to be a bit short-tempered. By the way, there are now DVDs of this episode available on the 'net.


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