Surface (2005–2006)

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A marine biologist, an insurance salesman and a teen-aged boy find their lives fundamentally changed by the emergence of a new, and often dangerous, species of sea life, while government agents work to keep the affair under wraps.

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 Laura Daughtery (15 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Rich Connelly (15 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Miles Barnett (15 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Savannah Barnett (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Davis Lee (11 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Sylvia Barnett (11 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Ron Barnett (11 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Phil Nance / ... (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Kelly Lintz ...
 Tracy Connelly (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Jesse Daughtery / ... (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Caroline Kent ...
 Emily Connelly (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
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What do naval officers in the South Antarctic Sea, a family in Wilmington, N.C., the oceanographic institute in Monterey, and fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico all have in common? They're all about to be the first to meet a new form of sea life -- it's beautiful, the kids may even want to play with it, and it likes to make the water warm. But what they don't know yet is that they are on the verge of a world disaster. "Surface" is a series full of continuously evolving twists that deliver across several long-term arcs. Written by Anonymous

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The fate of the world is in their hands. They just don't know it. See more »


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NBC's original title for this series was "Fathom". See more »

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Rich Connelly: [to Laura] Come on, you're the scientist. Hypothesize!
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One of the best sci-fi shows at the moment
11 January 2006 | by (Austria) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that the acting and the CG special effects in Surface are both rather weak, but seriously this must be one of the best sci-fi shows at the moment. It's storyline is rather deep going, interesting, the character development is pretty nice, and since episode 1x12 it's got a very nice twist to it. Sure, it has its ridiculous moments as any other show has but after all it's quite captivating and always makes you wait for the next episode. Especially now that it's going towards the season finale things are getting more and more interesting.

Besides current shows like Supernatural with its magnificent cinematography and scary atmosphere or Threshhold which started out very well but ended in me cancelling it because of its ridiculous always-the-same per-episode story lines this show - Surface - must be on par with Stargate Atlantis. Both shows have weak CG and weak acting but in the end they got stuff to it that makes you really wanna see what's happening on next. And that - I say - is good entertainment.

I will review again after the season finale, but at the moment I can clearly recommend this show. Thumbs up!


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