Defying Gravity (2009– )

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Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away.

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 Maddux Donner (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Rollie Crane (12 episodes, 2009)
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 Ajay Sharma (11 episodes, 2009)
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 Arnel Poe (11 episodes, 2009)
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 Trevor Williams (8 episodes, 2009)
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 Sharon Lewis (6 episodes, 2009)
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In the near future, eight astronauts from five countries (four women and four men) undertake a mysterious six-year international space mission covering thirteen billion kilometres. With the eyes of the world upon them - everything they do is monitored, and every emotion they feel, scrutinized - they soon discover that their real assignment is not at all what they thought. Written by Mark Cameron

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9 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Defying Gravity doesn't" and other brilliant witticisms I've found in the press have compelled me to write this review.

I'm not sure what it is people expect from network drama. Are the physics poorly explained? Yeah. Is NASA really full of sexy astronauts that all happen to be dating each other? No.

But seriously people, is that what we want television to be? This may come as a shock, but ER, Grey's, House, etc. don't exactly approximate what it's like to be a doctor but a lot of people love those shows for what they are: entertainment.

There's a lot of excitement in this show. It actually reminded me of Armageddon. Romance, drama, secrets, and space. It's not the Soprano's, but there's definitely room for shows like this on my Tivo.


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