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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Co-stars Warren Christie & Laura Mennell would co-star once again together in another TV series called, "Motive (2014) 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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Excellent Characters, Interesting Writing
19 August 2011 | by (Madison, WI) – See all my reviews

This is going to be short because I've rated this a 10, with nothing but delight over how this show is progressing.

I just finished watching "Bill and Gary's Excellent Adventure". With Fringe off the air until the Fall, I really have to say that I have found a satisfying summer replacement.

The character's interactions are very creative and entertaining. Each character has flaws that make this so much more intriguing than a super-hero action team, perfect and powerful in their own right, whose main test is to overcome some all-powerful evil.

I hope this show gets renewed, The big shock is that the Sci-Fi Channel, (SyFY) is hosting this program. This is heads and tails above their other fare, but a welcome surprise.

I have to say that I think Gary is emerging as my favorite character in the series.


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