A group of genetically-enhanced children escape from a lab project. Years later we meet Max, one of the escapees who now works for a messenger service in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest.
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 Max Guevera / ... (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Logan Cale (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Calvin 'Sketchy' Theodore / ... (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Reagan 'Normal' Ronald (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Cynthia 'Original Cindy' McEachin / ... (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Donald Lydecker (24 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Alec / ... (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Herbal Thought (21 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Ames White (21 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Joshua / ... (21 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Asha Barlow (21 episodes, 2001-2002)
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In a future of political, economic and moral collapse, a genetically enhanced superhuman prototype named Max escapes from military confines and dwells amidst the decadent underground street life of *Seattle* to avoid government agents who want to bring her back into the fold. Searching for others of her kind who were scattered in the aftermath of her escape, Max encounters Logan, an idealistic cyber-journalist battling repression and corruption in post-apocalypse America. Eventually, Logan calls her to the highest part of her being and Max becomes his samurai as the pair takes on the ruthless power-brokers of the new millennium. Max and Logan's odyssey leads them closer to the secret of her past, deepening and complicating their relationship in the process. Written by Ronos

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Trivia

The show was canceled on a cliffhanger. See more »

Goofs

In "Exposed", Original Cindy opens Sketchy's camera, overexposing the film. Later on, the prints are all shown to be solid black. In reality, the prints would have been solid white. See more »

Quotes

[after Max has beaten him five times in a row in chess]
Logan Cale: Isn't it against the superhuman code to use your powers to take advantage of we mere mortals?
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The actors' names appear in barcode form before and after appearing in English. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.186 (2011) See more »

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One of the few shows/movies which feature a Jessica Alba that could act.
15 August 2009 | by (St. Charles, MO) – See all my reviews

I agree with a previous poster that said the show needed better writers...and more specifically, better DIALOGUE writers. I loved the show and wish it would have continued on for more seasons. I felt Jessica Alba did an excellent and convincing job acting with what she was given.

And to the poster who said she wasn't athletic enough...you're a complete idiot! One of my first thoughts was that, besides her acting and her looks, she was perfectly picked BECAUSE of the athleticism.

I hope that they either bring the show back, or they do a feature film with the original cast.


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