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)
Martin Cummins ...
 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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Season 1 begins and ends the same: "Sometimes it seems like it happened to someone else, like maybe it was a story I heard. Even though I know it happened." Max says it atop the Space Needle in the Pilot and Logan says it atop the Space Needle in the season finale. See more »

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The true Gillette Wyoming is in a sage brush desert - nothing like the forested mountains of Vancouver. See more »

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Max Guevara: You're so stupid, the word special comes to mind.
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A star is born
23 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

After the success of Titanic, James Cameron produced this TV show. It stars a newcomer name Jessica Alba and also Michael Weatherly. Jessica Alba is a genetically engineered superhuman named Max. She and others escape the militarized lab prison when they were children and is now hiding in plain sight in a post-apocalyptic world. She pairs up with Logan, an idealistic cyber-journalist played by Michael Weatherly, to battle powerful interests and search for her origins.

It was TV series film in Vancouver for Seattle. The look of it was limited by a TV budget. The story was there but not fully fleshed out. Maybe there's a need for better support. Maybe the dialog isn't quite as sharp. No matter what, Jessica Alba was truly a star being born. She glows on the screen.


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