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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 Dr. Helen Magnus (59 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Henry Foss (59 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Kate Freelander (37 episodes, 2009-2011)
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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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It takes 5 hours in the prosthetics make-up chair by an actor to evolve into one of the creatures in Sanctuary. 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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slick and sleek...
1 October 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Funny what happens when a good group of people get together with a great idea...

This internet series was made on next to nothing, and it still turned out this good..? It's no wonder Sci-Fi has picked up this gem. Fantastic premise, cutting edge production technology, established stars and fresh new faces...

Amanda Tapping totally re-invents herself as an eloquent British matriarch, complete with the full on accent, and a classy brunette look (befitting her new, more serious character). Stargate fans are gonna go bananas...

Robin Dunne is the heartthrob Hamlet of this strange group of heroes, and Emilie Ullerup is the sleek, sexy, leather-clad bad ass. Bad guy Chris Heyerdahl is awesome as Druitt, a nasty "Jack the Ripper" immortal who just can't seem to stop... Add to the mix a whole new level of strange creatures that go bump in the night, and you've got the recipe for a Sci-Fi, TV stew of epic proportions. Looking forward to seeing what they do with it next...


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