Revolution (2012– )

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Fifteen years after a permanent global blackout, a group of revolutionaries seeks to drive out an occupying force posing as the United States Government.

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 Miles Matheson (40 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Charlie Matheson (40 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Major Tom Neville / ... (40 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Sebastian 'Bass' Monroe (40 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Rachel Matheson (40 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Aaron Pittman (39 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Jason Neville / ... (39 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Nora Clayton (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Dr. Gene Porter (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
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Storyline

Our entire way of life depends on electricity. So what would happen if it just stopped working? Well, one day, like a switch turned off, the world is suddenly thrust back into the dark ages. Planes fall from the sky, hospitals shut down, and communication is impossible. And without any modern technology, who can tell us why? Now, 15 years later, life is back to what it once was long before the industrial revolution: families living in quiet cul-de-sacs, and when the sun goes down lanterns and candles are lit. Life is slower and sweeter. Or is it? On the fringes of small farming communities, danger lurks. And a young woman's life is dramatically changed when a local militia arrives and kills her father, who mysteriously - and unbeknownst to her - had something to do with the blackout. This brutal encounter sets her and two unlikely companions off on a daring coming-of-age journey to find answers about the past in the hopes of reclaiming the future. Written by NBC Publicity

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A new power lights the way. See more »


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Trivia

Billy Burke had originally been cast as Monroe, but after a day was given the role of Miles. See more »

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Miles Matheson: We lived in an electric world. We relied on it for everything. And then the power went out. Everything stopped working. We weren't prepared. Fear and confusion lead to panic. The lucky ones made it out of the cities. The government collapsed. Militias took over, controlling the food supply and stockpiling weapons. We still don't know why the power went out, but we're hopeful that someone will come and light the way.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.118 (2013) See more »

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I Look forward to it each week!
12 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was shocked to see all the negative reviews. Perhaps I feel different because I'm not really looking for reality when I watch TV. I'm looking for entertainment. I'm looking to take a break and relax. (Most generally I have enough reality in a normal day, but if I'm looking for more on TV, I'll turn on the news) As for Revolution, I really enjoy the Drama. I find myself drawn into what the writers, and actors give with this show each week. There are some characters, I love to hate, and others I'm cheering on! I now make it a point to watch it when it comes on, or if I can't - I make sure the DVR is set, and watch it later. :)


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