Sanctuary (2008– )

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Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of "humanity" in the modern world, but the darker side contains monsters that only few are brave enough to face, because the future lies in their hands.


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Series cast summary:
 Dr. Helen Magnus (59 episodes, 2008-2011)
 Dr. Will Zimmerman / ... (59 episodes, 2008-2011)
 Bigfoot / ... (59 episodes, 2008-2011)
 Henry Foss (59 episodes, 2008-2011)
 Kate Freelander (37 episodes, 2009-2011)


Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, cloning; The very meaning of the word "humanity" changes daily in the modern world. But there is a darker side to the evolution of mankind, a truth only a few brave souls are willing to face: There are monsters loose in the world. And they are the key to the future of our race. Written by SpArkY

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There are monsters loose in the world. And they are the key to the future of our race.


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Release Date:

3 October 2008 (USA)  »

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16 January 2010 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

This show is worth watching. However, it seems to struggle to locate itself and this is always due to the strength of script. The show badly needs good writers who can bring depth to it and lift it out of the B-film category. The best shows we've ever seen are memorable because they tell us something about life and about ourselves. At this juncture this show is like munching on popcorn...not really good enough to endure. Canadian production can do better. The best thing they've done thus far is introduce Agam Darshi to the cast. She picks up the show's energy by a good number of points. Still, we need to see better scripts. As for Nikola Tesla being a vampire...this is bizarre and not terribly bright. It makes as much sense as introducing Ghandi as a zombie. Tesla remains one of the great unsung heroes of modern technology. Please do some thinking before you commit a script to production.

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