A mysterious object crashes on earth and a group of unconnected strangers die from an energy pulse it emits, but then re-awaken to find out that they have been deemed responsible for preventing the impending Apocalypse.

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 Vera Buckley (13 episodes, 2015)
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 The Man (13 episodes, 2015)
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 Raul Garcia (13 episodes, 2015)
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 Peter Moore (13 episodes, 2015)
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 Joshua Silburn, Jr (13 episodes, 2015)
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 Erin Calder (13 episodes, 2015)
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 Rose Arvale (13 episodes, 2015)
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 Alan Harris (13 episodes, 2015)
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 Amy Calder (12 episodes, 2015)
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 Nadia / ... (11 episodes, 2015)
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 Sen. Cindy Richards (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Koa Lin (9 episodes, 2015)
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 Leland Schiller (9 episodes, 2015)
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 Eliza / ... (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Joshua Silburn, Snr / ... (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Mark Plowman (6 episodes, 2015)
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In the New Mexico desert, scientist Vera Ivanov (Shantel VanSanten) watches in fascination as a mysterious object plummets to Earth and explodes, sending out a shock wave that briefly stops her heart. But Vera isn't the only one affected: she's instantly connected to four other strangers, who also collapse only to miraculously come back to life hours later. Then a mysterious figure known only as "The Man" (Diogo Morgado) comes and offers Vera the chance to be reunited with her kidnapped son, if she helps him with one morally complicated task. Now, this group of strangers might be the only hope for preventing the impending Rapture... or causing it. Written by Soumik Ghosh

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Cancelled after three low rated episodes on The CW, despite the good reviews. See more »

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The Leftovers of The Event
18 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's one of those shows.

You know, the ones where extraterrestrial or supernatural or other-dimensional stuff happens, and then we watch flat and uninteresting characters navigate contrived plot twists for the rest of the season while some sort of "conspiracy" unfolds.

It didn't forget to include teenagers in the mix, because, you know, the committee which designed this show wanted to appeal to all possible demographics.

At the end of the season there will be a stupid cliffhanger which the writers won't know how to resolve, and then the show will be mercifully canceled and free up the air slot for something far more entertaining, such as a show about optimal ways to fold laundry.

Who greenlit this derivative, soulless schlock in 2014 and thought it was a good idea?


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