Just before the start of Armageddon, a physicist and a nun race against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted.

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 Dr. Richard Massey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Sister Josepha Montafiore (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Isaiah Haden (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Henry 'Hawk' Webber (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Professor Lampley (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Nora Webber (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Lucy Massey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Nathan Volk (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Mark Rubio (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Ogden (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Tulia (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Mother Francine (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Torvald Eklind (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Tom Webber (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Nelson Boyd (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Anna-Theresa (4 episodes, 2005)
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 E.C. (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Cardinal Laveigh (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Asteroth (3 episodes, 2005)
Scott Williams ...
 Prison Guard / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Dr. Daniel Goran (2 episodes, 2005)
Davenia McFadden ...
 Sister Delise (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Hospital Administrator (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Prison Chaplain (2 episodes, 2005)
Anne Katrine Bay Ejlersen ...
 Super Model #1 (2 episodes, 2005)
Karen Sofie Bay Ejlersen ...
 Super Model #2 (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Court TV Reporter / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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Set just before the start of Armageddon, the series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted. Bill Pullman plays Dr. Richard Massey, a Harvard professor whose daughter is murdered by satanists while McElhone stars as a nun who recruits Massey to help investigate whether what's told in the Book of Revelations is starting to come true. Seltzer and Polone with executive produce the project along with Pariah Television's Vivian Cannon and Jessika Borsiczky. Written by Anonymous

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Again in reference to the articles Dr. Massey looked up online, Sister Josepha is referred to as Isabela Josepha Montafiore. See more »

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Before the prison riot the cons are using mirrors to look outside of their cells. When one of them looks at the clock through the mirror, the image is not reversed as it should be. See more »

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Sister Josepha Montefiore: I'd like to wear something red sometime.
Richard: Oh, you'll burn at the stake for that one.
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Rather unorthodox, but entertaining nonetheless
10 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There seems to be a common dislike in the public for this miniseries, for any number of reasons. Therefore, the majority of people out there seem to be influenced by these opinions rather than their own. I watched every episode starting at the premiere, and I can say that while I was rather alarmed at the constant misquoting of scripture (which is really the only true negative I had regarding this show), overall it was an engaging show. This show seemed to be honestly striving to have a purpose on television, to tell people about what is inevitable, though likely not in the way it is being described in the show itself. This, in a world where religion is so controversial that the very mention of God can spark heated debates between opposing sides. There are always going to be people offended by the mention of religion (but why they bother watching the show in the case, I don't know). With subject matter like the Apocalypse, in which every side has a different idea of how it's going to come about, there will always be sides unhappy with the way it is presented. Instead of focusing in on all the little things that conflict with your own personal beliefs, watch the show for its entertainment value, which I found to be rather high compared to most of the stuff on television nowadays. I would highly suggest that people give it a fair shot, get rid of all your biases, and watch it for its purpose: to serve as entertainment for religious and secular audiences alike.


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