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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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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Someone mentioned this show it getting canceled in an earlier review
17 January 2011 | by (Paradise, NL) – See all my reviews

It is NOT being canceled.

I had my doubts about No Ordinary Family when I first saw the trailer for it. I mean, it looked good and all but I just wasn't sure whether it would be my sort of show. How wrong I was, because I liked it from the first few seconds! In fact, this is one of the best pilot episodes of a series that I've ever seen. From my own experience, I find that they're normally a little rough around the edges and often feel like I need to watch subsequent episodes before deciding whether I'll stick with it. Not here though. The whole episode had a very cinematic feel about it and was brilliantly directed. There's no long and drawn out origins story here - they're involved in a plane accident on holiday and each family member then spends the episode discovering their powers and testing them out with some great results. (but more on that later)


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