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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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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Christopher Heyerdahl tried, with cooperation of the crew, to hide the fact, that he was playing Bigfoot character. In the first season Bigfoot is credited as Himself. He was very upset the day that the secret leaked out of the set, after one of the visitors saw him halfway through the make-up process. See more »

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Henry Foss: All access pass to Spookville. Comes with a free lunch and a decoder ring.
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Maybe not great, but good.
8 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Granted, the action is a bit lacking at times and some of the stories are a bit slow, however, the characters are likable, and the concept is fun. The writing is not up to par with most major networks, but most non-pay-per-view channels on cable aren't, so there you go. The writing does seem to get to a point, however, and unlike many shows out there in the sci-fi genre doesn't try to take itself too seriously. Overall, it is not the best show on television, but it is a far cry from the stupidity of Lexx back in the day. The only truly negative about the show is the over usage of computer generated (cg) settings, which seem to be fewer in the second season. Hopefully, now that they have been getting a better budget there will be more sets and less cg as the show progresses. All in all, Sanctuary is entertaining and an overall good time.


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