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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 Mike Goss (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Nadia Schilling (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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Confused why there is such dislike of this show.
1 September 2009 | by (Long Beach, California) – See all my reviews

Okay, so I also agree that it is hard to conceive of how the producers will keep this alive given the trajectory of this program, but is the program really that bad? The sexuality between characters: were men to take horribly long space engagements it is believable that a level of sexuality might be tolerated; it is human nature after all. Suppress it for 6 years, I think not.

I like this show, and am enjoying it. I can't think of anything better to watch on television, really. My greatest fear is that like the X-Files, it will come to a speeding cataclysm of a wreck, with poor writing and insufficient funds. The problem is not in the drama, or the relationships. The problem is in maintaining Nielsen ratings, where more and more outrageous plot twists are added to attract viewers, which can be fun, but never realistically brought to a coherent conclusion.

I think folks should give this one a chance, but given their short attention, I'm fairly certain they will not. Just keepin' it real, monkeys.


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