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The Event (2010– )

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When a man goes looking for his missing girlfriend, he stumbles upon a government conspiracy that is bigger than the president himself.


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Series cast summary:
 Sean Walker (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Leila Buchanan (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Simon Lee (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Blake Sterling (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
 President Elias Martinez (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Sophia Maguire (21 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Vicky Roberts (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Michael Buchanan (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Vice President Raymond Jarvis (15 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Christina Martinez (14 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Thomas (13 episodes, 2010-2011)
 General Armbruster (11 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Devon (11 episodes, 2011)
 Richard Peel (10 episodes, 2011)
 James Dempsey (10 episodes, 2010-2011)


When a man goes looking for his missing girlfriend, he stumbles upon a government conspiracy that is bigger than the president himself.

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20 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Jason Ritter and Scott Patterson, both main characters, share a TV romance with Lauren Graham in two different shows "Gilmore Girls" and "Parenthood." See more »


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Finally an Original Show to be glued too...each week is better than the last!
23 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For those who've seen many of the other hit shows (I hate to mention it but Lost being one of them...)will be getting a fresh new concept in that this show is as contemporary as things can get...I myself am very intrigued in the way the underlying plot ties into real-world conspiracy and extraterrestrial questions. From the Pilot to every episode released each week the suspense and edge-of-your-seat tension continues to have you glued to the television set waiting for more to be answered. The continuity of the plot is masterful in what I can only describe is something like Christopher Nolan's movie Inception or how the movie Vantage Point cleverly sequenced each cut to finally reveal the truth. The flashbacks and snippets of each character are revealed more and more through brief yet significant cuts. The cast and acting is superb in my opinion. For those who go in wanting to see a more "Lost" like plot should stray away as this is a totally different genre. Too many viewers complain that the cuts are confusing and that they don't reveal enough but this show wouldn't be as original and intriguing if every flashback gave you 100% of what each character was about. Each flashback lasts about a minute or so and does just enough to provide you with another small piece of what The Event is all about without being so info-packed to confuse even the most close-minded viewers. Whats the point of watching the show if the creator gave you the beginning, middle, and end all at once? Don't just take my word for it, go and watch it yourself and see how each episode takes you on a thrill-ride that you wish will never end. I give The Event a 10 out of 10 so far...the best Sci-Fi/Conspiracy Theory show out today

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