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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 and near future.
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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 and near future.

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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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Nick Cutter: [Opening, series one] Anomalies are starting to appear; doorways in time to worlds we can barely imagine. The Anomalies are conclusive proof that the past exists, in a fourth dimension as real and solid as those we already know. Our job is to predict and contain them.
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An unexpected surprise.
20 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

After seeing the trailer for this six-part ITV series. I thought it to be another cheesy attempt to cash in on the current British sci-fi phenomenon. The tag line 'Time For Adventure' was the real put-off for me, though. And I thought it to be another clumsy clone of the massively popular re-make of 'Doctor Who' After watching the first episode (mainly out of pity) I had a change of heart. Sure, the special effects could use some dusting-up, but the show seems to have it all. Massive dinosaur fight scenes for the kids, a love-triangle for older viewers, witty one-liners even a missing wife for all you 'Lost' fans out there. The one thing that worried me, though, is the scenes of Abby jiggling around in her panties due to her humid flat. Now, I have no personal problem against this, but it seems like ITV are just asking for trouble from over-worrying mum's by making a show for kids at around eight on a Saturday night and then going straight on and plonking that in there. My underline: May not be to everyones tastes, but worth a shot for any 'Doctor Who' or 'Life On Mars' fans.


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