Defiance (2013– )

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In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth, the landscape is completely altered, terraformed nearly beyond recognition... See full summary »

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 Chief Lawkeeper Joshua Nolan / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Irisa / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Rafe McCawley (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Tommy LaSalle / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Mayor Amanda Rosewater / ... (21 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Datak Tarr (21 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Christie McCawley / ... (21 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Stahma Tarr (19 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Bertie / ... (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Alak Tarr (16 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Doc Yewll (16 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Quentin McCawley (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Kenya Rosewater (13 episodes, 2013)
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 Raiga / ... (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Sukar (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Wayne Curnew ...
 McCawley Miner #5 (11 episodes, 2013)
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In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth, the landscape is completely altered, terraformed nearly beyond recognition. To the town of Defiance, on what used to be St. Louis, comes the mysterious Nolan (Grant Bowler) and his charge, Irisa (Stephanie Leonidas). As they settle into town - overseen by the mayor, Amanda Rosewater (Julie Benz) and filled with residents like the powerful Rafe McCawley (Graham Greene), enterprising lounge owner Kenya (Mia Kirshner) and the ambitious, alien Tarrs (Tony Curran and Jaime Murray) - events begin to unfold that threaten the fragile peace this border town has fought for. Written by Official site

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New Earth. New Rules.

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In the series the city of St. Louis is renamed Defiance. There really is a Defiance, Missouri. It is about 40 miles west of St. Louis and is where Daniel Boone settled. See more »

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1 May 2013 | by (Bangor, Northern Ireland) – See all my reviews

Yet another attempt to trick sci-fi fans into watching a soap opera.

Well, not quite a soap opera, more like one of those old western drama shows - The High Chaporal or something. But with sillier, soap opera style plot and dialogue. Although in fairness I'd have to say that the quality of the acting fits perfectly with the overall style.

It's not even amusingly bad like Falling Skies, it's intelligence assaultingly bad like Astrology, or The Daily Mail news paper.

Recycled, seen it all before rubbish.

Where some shows rapidly regress to the soap opera mean, this one has nailed it first time.

If i was to describe it in one line i'd say -- It's Dallas in drag.


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