The crew of a research vessel are on a quest to find a missing TV explorer in the Amazon.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 Dr. Emmet Cole (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Lincoln Cole (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Tess Cole (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Lena Landry (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Clark Quietly (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Captain Kurt Brynildson (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Emilio Valenzuela (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Andreus Jude 'A.J.' Poulain / ... (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Jahel Valenzuela (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Jonas Beckett (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Rosetta 'Rabbit' Fischer (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Russ Landry (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Lincoln at 8 Years / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Sammy Kirsch (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Young Lena (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Manny Centeno (2 episodes, 2012)
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The series The River is based on an adventure of a crew, searching for someone, along the adventure they find many strange and horrible things in the Amazon area and they want to find out what it is and if they can someday find the missing explorer.

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There's magic out there...


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7 February 2012 (USA)  »

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An Underrated Gem of the Television World
28 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In 2012, a new TV show aired on ABC called "The River;" amongst the constant release of "found-footage" horror films, or those mixed with traditional film, it seemed only fitting that a television series be made too, since these movies were so popular. Sadly, "The River" was canceled after only 8 episodes, and in these 8 episodes (produced by legend Steven Spielberg) we were introduced to a place where everything we know is wrong. "The River" is centered around an expedition into the Amazon, where TV show host, role model, and father Emmett Cole (Bruce Greenwood) went missing after his 22-year of the Undiscovered Country, a TV series that involved him and his family traversing the wild. Lincoln (Joe Anderson), his mother Tess (Leslie Hope) and some of the old crew of the Undiscovered Country then begin searching for Emmett, who's last position was on the Boiuna, a part of the Amazon that mysteriously vanishes into dense forest.

"The River" is easily one of the most entertaining, thrilling television shows ever made, as its strong cast, great visuals, sleek directing and creativity create an engrossing atmosphere and characters that you love and ones you love to hate. I have no clue why this was canceled because there was so much potential for this show to be something extraordinarily great; a cross between Lost and Prometheus, except Prometheus is getting a sequel. Now, I would recommend this show to everyone because it is something truly different, and full of cerebral scares (and a few jump scares), but because of the way it's filmed I cannot; some people can't handle the "found-footage" angles and shots. But those willing to watch, mainly those who love sci-fi/mystery/horror, will not be sorry. Hopefully someone can get the guys at ABC or whoever to use Kickstarter to bring back The River.

9/10 Stars


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