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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1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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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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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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28 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Ebatavaline perekond  »

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Actor Michael Chiklis is no stranger to playing a super powered human, as he played Ben Grimm (AKA the Thing) in both of the Fantastic Four movies. In fact Jim Powell's powers are very similar to that of Ben Grimm. See more »

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Referenced in The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards (2011) See more »

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More Fun Than You Would've Guessed
20 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow! There's just so many positives to this show. The cast is perfect for the roles they've been given, the villains are intriguing, and the special effects are a hell of a lot better than most of the cheap-ass special effects that I've seen on other TV shows (including a lot of the shows that are on SyFy.) However, what's best about this show is the sarcasm from the sidekicks, as well as the son and the daughter on the show. Most of the humor for the mom and dad comes off as corny, but the humor from the others is both fresh and biting. My fiancé and I have both been watching the show since the beginning. The more we watch the show, the more that we get drawn in by the series. I can't believe it's getting canceled.


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