A group of genetically-enhanced children escape from a lab project. Years later we meet Max, one of the escapees who now works for a messenger service in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...  Max Guevera / ... 42 episodes, 2000-2002
...  Logan Cale 42 episodes, 2000-2002
...  Calvin 'Sketchy' Theodore / ... 42 episodes, 2000-2002
...  Reagan 'Normal' Ronald 42 episodes, 2000-2002
...  Cynthia 'Original Cindy' McEachin / ... 42 episodes, 2000-2002
...  Donald Lydecker 24 episodes, 2000-2001
...  Alec / ... 22 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Herbal Thought 21 episodes, 2000-2001
...  Ames White 21 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Joshua / ... 21 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Asha Barlow 21 episodes, 2001-2002
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In a future of political, economic and moral collapse, a genetically enhanced superhuman prototype named Max escapes from military confines and dwells amidst the decadent underground street life of *Seattle* to avoid government agents who want to bring her back into the fold. Searching for others of her kind who were scattered in the aftermath of her escape, Max encounters Logan, an idealistic cyber-journalist battling repression and corruption in post-apocalypse America. Eventually, Logan calls her to the highest part of her being and Max becomes his samurai as the pair takes on the ruthless power-brokers of the new millennium. Max and Logan's odyssey leads them closer to the secret of her past, deepening and complicating their relationship in the process. Written by Ronos

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Trivia

Co-producer Kenneth Biller said in a Season 2 DVD interview that their filming location, Vancouver, would not allow them to "trash" a nice neighborhood. Hence, Terminal City had to be built from scratch. See more »

Goofs

The true Gillette Wyoming is in a sage brush desert - nothing like the forested mountains of Vancouver. See more »

Quotes

Max Guevara: Nice haircut.
Logan Cale: Nice gunshot wound.
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The actors' names appear in barcode form before and after appearing in English. See more »

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The show's OK... Alba is awesome
9 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

This isn't the best show out there, but it is pretty good. The writing is OK (if a bit predictable) and the acting passes(nothing special), but the real reason to watch is Jessica Alba. She does a superb job and I never got bored with the show, which is unusual for me.

I can't figure out why they would cancel it, it had tons of viewers, but if you are looking for more you can read several books that were written continuing the story. For those hoping it will come back you are out of luck because it has been years now since it was canceled, but i still haven't given up hope of a feature film sometime in the future.

Bottom line: If you are looking for a short entertaining show and you like Alba, this one's for you.


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