In the near future, a law firm handles difficult cases that reflect the time.

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 Tom Montero (9 episodes, 2004)
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 Hannah Crane (9 episodes, 2004)
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 Lukas Gold (9 episodes, 2004)
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 Lee May Bristol (9 episodes, 2004)
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 Darwin McNeil (9 episodes, 2004)
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 Martin Constable (9 episodes, 2004)
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 Voxy (5 episodes, 2004)
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 Attorney Randall Purgaman (2 episodes, 2004)
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 Timmy / ... (2 episodes, 2004)
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In the near future, a law firm handles difficult cases that reflect the time.

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Century City - A jövő fogságában  »

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Nine episodes were made but only four were aired. See more »

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Martin Constable: Cherries without pits, the worlds greatest invention.
Lukas Gold: Cherries had pits?
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Nothing captivating about this
17 March 2004 | by (Syracuse, New York) – See all my reviews

I saw the previews for this series on CBS, and I thought "cool, a cross-genre program."

Guess what? This isn't cool.

Granted, the creators of "Century City" were trying something new with this combination of legal drama and near-future sci-fi, but they didn't think this all the way through. With a viewing public that is used to exemplary legal dramas such as "L.A. Law," "The Practice," and the "Law & Order" franchise, you have to make the stories compelling enough to catch the viewers attention and make them want to watch. This show fails to do so.

Granted, the show *looks* great, with state of the art visual effects, and the cast is well chosen (with the exception of Nestor Carbonell, who is more suited to comedy,) and I will watch anything with Hector Elizondo mainly because he is one of the finest character actors we have today.

But strong acting and great visuals can't make a show great. Plotline has been and always will be a cornerstone of a great legal drama, and this show just doesn't have it (yet.) I'm willing to give the writers a bit of time to hash out the storylines (and I hope that they will,) because the concept shows promise.


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