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A gritty 1960s cop drama about a cop who goes undercover to track Charles Manson and the Manson Family before their infamous murder spree.

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 Sam Hodiak (26 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Emma Karn / ... (25 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Minnie (17 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Roy Kovic (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Charles Manson (15 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Charmain Tully (15 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Kristin Shafe (15 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Brian Shafe (14 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Detective Ed Cutler (13 episodes, 2015)
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 Grace Karn (11 episodes, 2015)
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 Ken Karn (11 episodes, 2015)
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Los Angeles, 1967. Welcome to the Summer of Love. Aquarius stars David Duchovny as Sam Hodiak, a seasoned homicide detective whose investigations dovetail with the activities of real life cult leader Charles Manson in the years before he masterminded the most notorious killings of a generation, the Tate-LaBianca murders. A small time but charismatic leader with big plans, Manson has begun to build up his "family", recruiting vulnerable young men and women to join his cause. Teaming up with a young cop who will help him infiltrate Manson's circle, Hodiak is forced to see things through the questioning eyes of someone who came of age amongst the current anti-establishment counterculture. Edgy, addictive and visually stunning, the Age of Aquarius is here.

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28 May 2015 (USA)  »

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Charles Manson's favorite album was the Beatles 'White Album'. See more »

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Sam Hodiak: [sarcastic] Aaaaw you are hurting my feelings, you know me so well.
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2 June 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm halfway through the first season of Aquarius and am thoroughly enjoying it. The acting is superb and the sets from the 60's are remarkable. Duchovny, Grey Damon and Gethin Anthony all hit home runs with their characters. NBC took a gigantic gamble by making the entire season available online once the premier episode aired. I respect and appreciate that decision because this show is a great one to binge on. Making such a bold move seems to have pushed expectations to unattainable heights based on some of the reviews I've seen. This is a good series. Anyone rating it or any of the episodes 1/10 should be ignored. I just hope the opinions of "haters" don't cause a show as entertaining as this to be canceled.


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