A futuristic laboratory assigns different tasks to its various residents, who then have their memories erased upon the completion of their assignments.

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 Echo / ... (27 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Boyd Langton (27 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Topher Brink (27 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Paul Ballard (27 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Victor / ... (27 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Sierra / ... (27 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Adelle DeWitt (27 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Mellie / ... (15 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Dr. Claire Saunders / ... (14 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Laurence Dominic (13 episodes, 2009-2010)
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The show follows an organization that employs mind-wiped humans known as Dolls who are implanted with false memories and skills for various missions and tasks. When they are not 'at work' they are living in a real life Dollhouse which gives the show the name. One of those mind-wiped humans, a young woman named Echo, is slowly starting to become aware of herself and what's going on - all the while somebody on the outside is trying to bring the Dollhouse down while getting closer to Echo - possibly not aware that she is one of the Dolls he is after. Written by blank_dolls@livejournal.com

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Joss Whedon had a five year plan for the series and had already worked out how the characters will evolve over time but the show only ran for two seasons. With this in mind, you can see how the plots of season 2 could have been spaced out to four seasons. See more »

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Boyd Langton: Would you like a treatment?
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One of the BEST hours of TV I've Seen In A Long Time!
23 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've been waiting for this show for a long time, and I've been thrilled so far!

Granted, the synopsis of the show that I had read didn't sound like something I would be greatly interested in, I thought I'd give it a chance. And, I'm VERY happy that I did. The pilot left me looking forward to Friday all week long. And when the second episode did arrive, I'm not sure I took more than 5 breaths all hour. I was too busy taking in every little bit I could. And when it was over, I watched it again.

It does make me wonder why Fox would put it in a slot where it might get as many viewers as it could. But, I have no faith that if people just turn on their TV's they'll be hooked. I can't seem to turn it off.

My only complaint? It's not on 5 nights a week!


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