The Powells are a typical American family living in fictional Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon.
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 Jim Powell (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Stephanie Powell (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Daphne Powell (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 J.J. Powell (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Katie Andrews (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 George St. Cloud (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Dr. Dayton King (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 The Watcher / ... (14 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Mr. Litchfield (9 episodes, 2010-2011)
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The Powells are a typical American family living in fictional Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon.

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New powers. Instructions not included.

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Action | Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Kay Panabaker's sister Danielle Panabaker has also played a super-powered teenager on Sky High (2005) and is currently playing Caitlin Snow, the alter ego of the super-villain Killer Frost, in The CW TV series The Flash since 2014. See more »

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If You Like Superheroes, This Is Your Show...
27 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

I'm a huge Marvel fan, and I found myself fascinated with the Pilot. As the other reviewer mention it feels rush, but that is always the problem with pilots, so I tried to see past that and enjoyed it already knowing what to expect from a pilot episode.

The acting was great, the visual effects were great, maybe in the theaters they would've looked fake but for a TV show they were topnotch, the writing was 'meh', but it has the potential for improvement.

Can't wait to see if they can grab all the potential the pilot showed and turned it into a classic. Hopefully it won't end up like Heroes.

And I wouldn't say it's a mix between Heroes and The Incredibles, IMO it's actually more like The Incredibles meets Fantastic 4.


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