Being Human (2008– )

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A werewolf, a vampire, and a ghost try to live together and get along.

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 Annie (30 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Mitchell / ... (23 episodes, 2009-2012)
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A werewolf, a vampire, and a ghost try to live together and get along.

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The producers of the show felt that it would stretch the budget to the limit if they had to digitally remove Aidan Turner's reflection from everything that had a reflective surface, so they came up with the notion that vampires can only be invisible in objects with silver backings, such as mirrors and cameras. See more »

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Annie's headstone changes from season 1-2. The first time she views it, it reads "beloved fiancée.." In season 2 when her mother is viewing it, it simply states her name. Unless of course her family had it changed when Owen confessed to killing her, but they never mention it. See more »

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Good old fashioned comedy/drama with some horror on the side
3 February 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I am very pleased with Being Human.

I believe that the US have lost sight of what's really important in film/TV, particularly depth of character. All I see in American film and TV these days are a bunch of clichéd characters who speak in one-liners and catch-phrases.

Not the case with British film and TV - apart from Guy Ritchie films, tic.

Like "Dog Soldiers", Being Human relies on old technology to make their Werewolf work. So what, the wolf looks fake. You can look beyond it as the rest of the show is excellent.

Being Human has stayed true to the crux of Horror, which is the Supernatural element. Nowadays too often we see "genetically mutated" monsters, which takes the fear factor out of it all. If it bleeds, we can kill it (and easier than we thought).

Being Human is beautifully written, superbly cast and has its own feel; one you can immerse yourself in. It's simple viewing without being too predictable or too tame.

I'm pretty sure I would be happy to watch further installments of this show for the next 5 years and not be bored with it, provided the writing remains as refreshing as it is at the moment.

For me, Being Human is about the relationships between the characters and the anticipation of something "big" happening in each episode. It hasn't let down so far!


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