Alphas (2011–2012)

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Dr. Lee Rosen leads a team of "Alphas", (human beings with enhanced abilities) who investigate the death of a witness in a court case. They soon uncover more than they had bargained for.

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 Dr. Lee Rosen (24 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Gary Bell (24 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Cameron Hicks (24 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Rachel Pirzad (24 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Nina Theroux (24 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Bill Harken (24 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Nathan Clay (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Stanton Parish (10 episodes, 2011-2012)
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Following the death of a witness in a court case, Dr. Lee Rosen leads a team of "Alphas", (advanced human beings) who have have a number of special skills that makes them a formidable team. As Rosen mentors them and teaches the team to harness their considerable skills, they begin to realize that there are powerful forces behind the courthouse murder, including one of their own. Written by Anonymous

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Alphas was originally called "Section 8, Alphas" during development. Although initially developed in 2006, it wasn't until 2009 that it was picked up by a network. See more »

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[opening theme]
Trey Lockerbie: [singing] Don't take "no" for an answer / 'nd there's no telling where we've been... / 'Cause people don't understand, understand, understand / People don't understand / People like me.
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Loved it so far
13 July 2011 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I have to disagree with most of what the negative reviews say - I thought the characterization and the acting were excellent so far, with the promise of much more to develop as the series goes on. Of course the basic concept of the show is not new, or breaking any particularly new ground yet, but it seems well done and definitely worth a watch. There are so few shows that are ever completely original, so not trying this series out because because you've already seen another 'group of people with special abilities' series would be a shame.

I think one of the best aspects so far is the way in which all the characters talents appear to complement each other and the situation, in a way that seems much more natural and less forced or coincidental than other shows of this genre, which I imagine is not easy to achieve.

I am looking forward to the next few episodes extremely keenly.


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