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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New Night. Same Angel. See more »


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Logan's birthday is 11 November 1988. 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

Jace: Feels like I just woke up from a bad dream.
Max Guevara: I know. One of the reasons why I don't sleep. Let me know if it's a boy or a girl.
Jace: Either way, name's gonna be Max.
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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 Saturday Night Live: Rob Lowe/Eminem (2000) See more »

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Pretty good with some caveats
9 November 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty good show, great action. It takes place in a dystopian Seattle after a terrorist EMP. The govt has turned up the heat with checkpoints setup across the city. Our heroin Max is basically an opportunistic good guy and cat burglar looking for clues to where her twelve genetically engineered siblings are. It's great original adventure.

What isn't fun is the title theme, fingernails on a chalkboard. The other is they like to flash a lot of posters and t-shirts of the butcher of hundreds of thousands of dissidents, communist and founder of Castro's secret police, Che Guevara. What message the writer is trying to send on the last name of Guevara that Max chooses for herself I don't know. Hardly a good symbol for equality and independence. Despite the political spin this series has, it is still good entertainment.


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