Dark Angel (2000–2002)
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Pilot 

12 genetically enhanced childern escape from a military base that created them. 10 years later, after The Pulse, a magnetic bomb that destroyed every computer in USA, has struck, Max ... See full summary »

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Kendra Maibaum (as Jennifer Blanc)
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Reagan 'Normal' Ronald (as J.C. Mackenzie)
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Edgar Sonrisa
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Lydia Meyerson (as Kristin Bauer)
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Darren McKennon
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Jacinda Katsuno
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Lauren Braganza
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Natalie (as Lauren Smith)
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12 genetically enhanced childern escape from a military base that created them. 10 years later, after The Pulse, a magnetic bomb that destroyed every computer in USA, has struck, Max Guevara, one of the 12 escapees, is a bike messenger in (what's left of) Seattle and with cyberjournalist, Logan Cale, she tries to rid the world of crime and corruption, avoid her creators and uncover her past. Written by Lisa Zhong

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Engineered To Raise Hell.


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3 October 2000 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Both Logan and genetically modified Max refer to her as a chimera. While she is transgenic it is quite possible every one of her cells has the same complement of genes. A chimera has part of its body one gene set and other part a different set. Example, some folks have one DNA fingerprint for their saliva and another fingerprint for their blood. Such folks started as two separate fertilized eggs which later fused into one embryo. See more »

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During the discussion when Logan Cale tracks down Max and first meets her in the bar, Original Cindy looks at her watch and you hear her say "Xena's on!" without her lips moving. The voice doesn't even appear to be hers though she's the only one within hearing distance. See more »

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Logan Cale: I need a favor.
Max Guevara: You can keep this. I really don't have anyplace to put it.
Logan Cale: I need you to do a little leg work for me. Joel Solinski. This guy's got a wife with three kids, an ex-wife with two kids, a mistress, and two girlfriends. The wives get houses, the mistress a condo, and everybody gets a car... all on a harbormaster's salary.
Max Guevara: I caught the tail end of your hack. The guy's on the take. He's paid to look the other way while the smugglers deep-six their cargo.
Logan Cale: He's made a fortune... as an ...
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References Xena: Warrior Princess (1995) See more »

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Ended just when the series not only became good, but had more to say than your average TV series
8 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It took us a couple of episodes to "get into" Dark Angel as a story and a series, since we were transitioning from The Sopranos, a very different mentality framework. But, once we got with the gist of the series, we were very quickly hooked. It's a shame that the series ended just when it was just starting to past good into the excellent category: Dark Angelwas much more than your average TV series. It kicks ass and rocks as far as action goes, but the interactions of the characters and societal reactions to "mutants" reminds us of the constant prejudices that we face (and make) everyday. That the story is set in the future keeps the mood surreal and prevents the anti-discrimination message from being rubbed in our faces (hence not ruining the "fun" for those who don't like to be lectured during entertainment), but every event and human/societal interaction remains relevant to the present. We all make judgments, face our own prejudices, but, in the end, the question of who you are lies in: do you sit back and shut your mind to it, or do you get up and do something about it? For those who have no choice but to fight, for survival or justice, this series empowers them. For those who've never had to face the question, this series "sneaks in" that message under the guise of pure action entertainment. It is much more well-made and well-written than most TV series; I'm highly disappointed it ended before it could really kick into high gear.


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