The Fades (2010– )

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A teenage boy named Paul is haunted by apocalyptic dreams that nobody can explain. As if that weren't terrifying enough, he begins to see spirits of the dead, known as The Fades, all around... See full summary »

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 Anna (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Mac (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Paul (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Jay (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Neil Valentine (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Meg (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Sarah (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Mark (6 episodes, 2011)
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 DCI Armstrong (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Natalie (5 episodes, 2011)
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 Dr. Tremlett (5 episodes, 2011)
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 Steve (5 episodes, 2011)
Theo Barklem-Biggs ...
 DC Firth (5 episodes, 2011)
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 John (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Alice (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Polus (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Vicky (4 episodes, 2011)
Lloyd Hutchinson ...
 Supt. Clement (4 episodes, 2011)
Daniela Nardini ...
 Helen (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Phil (3 episodes, 2011)
Zach Morris ...
 Sam (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Fred (2 episodes, 2011)
Philip Bird ...
 Mr. Peterson (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Maddy (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Eric (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Higgy (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Tracy (2 episodes, 2011)
Eva Dagoo ...
 Fade Girl (2 episodes, 2011)
Glen Stanway ...
 Fade Stalker / ... (2 episodes, 2011)
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A teenage boy named Paul is haunted by apocalyptic dreams that nobody can explain. As if that weren't terrifying enough, he begins to see spirits of the dead, known as The Fades, all around him. The Fades can't be seen, smelt, heard or touched by other humans. When an embittered and vengeful Fade, Polus, finds a way to be human again, it's up to Paul to stop him - and all of the dead - from breaking back into the world and destroying the human race. Written by BBC Publicity

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Fades: Eglovismenes psyhes  »

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To emphasize that The Fades were getting more tangible, the character of Natalie (a Fade who became tangible again over the course of the series) didn't make any noise in her first appearances. Not even her footsteps made any noise until she ran away from Neil at the party in the church. See more »

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Something new in the undead
22 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

Paul (Iain De Caestecker) sees dead people. He's a normal teen who has frightful visions. Rarely does a new concept about the undead get introduced nowadays. It's a well traveled road, but this one made some new tracks.

The dead are called the Fades. Some go up, but some stay. They glow in their chest as they search for ascension points. The glow could shine bright and they rise. Or else their light goes out. Those that lose their light stays. Now something terribly wrong is coming.

The ideas brought forth by this is fascinatingly new. Iain De Caestecker is a good outsider teen. Sophie Wu has an alluring look. Lily Loveless gives a brash performance. It is a real disappointment that it only had 6 episodes. Maybe they can remake this.


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