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[V.O. intro from every episode except pilot]
We saw the Earth destroyed, and in a heartbeat everything and everyone we knew was gone. There were five of us, the crew of the space shuttle Odyssey, and we were the only survivors. A mysterious being who called himself The Seeker rescued us and sent us back in time. And now we have five years to live over, five years to discover who or what destroyed the Earth, five years to stop it from happening again.
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one of the best sci-fi shows that got canceled by the idiots at Showtime. BRING IT BACK. it is now on DVD go out and buy it. It is great. I really don't understand why it was pulled off the air. This season alone there are worse shows on the air..Odyssey 5 was so good!! I loved each and every one of those episodes. What a shame! I just want the show to come back! I have only recently started re-watching the show now that it is on DVD. I was a fan 3 years ago when it was on Showtime. After it was first released I was very very surprised I couldn't stop watching. I like a lot of sci-fi shows but this one was different the story plot was fresh and original. A fantastic show. PLEASE BRING IT BACK.
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