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When strange anomalies start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team must track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past.
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 Connor Temple / ... (36 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Abby Maitland / ... (36 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 James Lester (36 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Helen Cutter (25 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Captain Becker (23 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Jenny Lewis / ... (19 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Nick Cutter (16 episodes, 2007-2009)
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When strange anomalies start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team must track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past.

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A total of seven actors who have played major characters on 'Primeval' (Lucy Brown, James Murray, Andrew-Lee Potts, Juliet Aubrey, Ciaran McMenamin, Laila Rouass and Anton Lesser) have also appeared in the popular TV series 'Midsomer Murders'. See more »

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Really good ideas and excellent CGI
23 September 2007 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

I must confess I just watched this mini-series because I watch any film with monsters in it. I didn't expect anything much, but the 6 episodes of series 1 turned out to be a real surprise which left me wanting a series 2! PRIMEVAL is a flawless combination of comedy elements (with cute dinosaurs) and action elements (with big bad dinosaurs), and it manages successfully to appeal to both kids and mature viewers. The special FX are excellent, and conflicts make the human characters interesting. PRIMEVAL also has a whole bunch of really good ideas: let the creatures appear in the neighborhood, maybe next to your washing machine - not on a distant tropical island! Instead of the typical T-Rex, let's have a little known creature from the Perm age or even a predator from the future (so, they aren't even dinosaurs from the scientific POV). Instead of killing all the creatures, try preserve them and bring them back home to the age they came from, as any change in the past is potentially dangerous. Clever entertainment! Which also shows in the characters, since they are far from stereotypes. Helen Cutter (Juliet Aubrey) for example. On one hand, she saves lives and gives help, but on the other hand she won't speak the truth, is unscrupulous and cannot be trusted. Primeval - haven't seen any better series recently!


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