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An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
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The FBI teams up with a formerly-institutionalized scientist - who was performing experiments on the fringe of real science - and his son to investigate weird crimes that are seemingly part of a larger pattern, and may be connected with a global company called Massive Dynamic. Written by Ron Kerrigan <>

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9 September 2008 (USA)  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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The Bank of America tower in Manhattan was used as the exterior shot of the Boston Federal building. J.J. Abrams also used this building as the C.I.A. Headquarters in Alias (2001). See more »


Whenever a shapeshifter is wounded they are shown to bleed "mercury." However, mercury is not sticky. It would not be stuck to the bodies or clothing around the wounds, nor stain the gloves of the investigators. It would simply spill onto the ground. See more »


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Great show, don't listen to the critics...
7 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

This is a great show with talented actors and great storyline. You have to see every episode to know whats going on. Nothing for viewers who watches a episode every other week. The people who calls the storyline bad doesn't get it. It's very smart and like "Lost" you have to use your mind to find out the secrets revealed throughout the show. JJ Abrams is a brilliant writer and the cast is perfect. I strongly recommend you who haven't seen this show to have a look. -FROM THE BEGINNING- otherwise you will not understand a thing.

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