A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.
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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Benjamin Bratt ...  Dr. Jeremy Stone 4 episodes, 2008
Christa Miller ...  Dr. Angela Noyce 4 episodes, 2008
Louis Ferreira ...  Colonel James C. Ferrus 4 episodes, 2008
Ricky Schroder ...  Major Bill Keane MD 4 episodes, 2008
Michal Suchánek ...  Lance Stone 4 episodes, 2008
Eric McCormack ...  Jack Nash 4 episodes, 2008
Daniel Dae Kim ...  Dr. Tsi Chou 4 episodes, 2008
Barry Flatman ...  Charles 'Chuck' Beeter 4 episodes, 2008
Ted Whittall ...  President William J. Scott 4 episodes, 2008
Ted Atherton ...  Edward 'Ed' Dewitt 4 episodes, 2008
Andre Braugher ...  General George W. Mancheck 4 episodes, 2008
Juan Carlos Velis ...  Roach 4 episodes, 2008
Roman Podhora Roman Podhora ...  General Blair 4 episodes, 2008
Viola Davis ...  Dr. Charlene Barton 3 episodes, 2008
Anna Galvin ...  Lisa Stone 3 episodes, 2008
Jonathan Potts ...  Pat Terrence 3 episodes, 2008
Ava Salomon Ava Salomon ...  Sarah Scott 3 episodes, 2008
Emily Holmes ...  Joanne Scott 3 episodes, 2008
Fred Keating ...  Charles Henderson 3 episodes, 2008
Denise Galik ...  Annie Dillon 3 episodes, 2008
Kurt Max Runte ...  Sherriff Martin Willis 3 episodes, 2008
Cory Dagg ...  General Michaelson 3 episodes, 2008
Adrian Holmes ...  Sam Barton 2 episodes, 2008
Nicola Anderson ...  Lt. Amy Deacon 2 episodes, 2008
Paul Perri Paul Perri ...  Dr. Smithson 2 episodes, 2008
Eve Harlow ...  Leila 2 episodes, 2008
Douglas O'Keeffe ...  Blonde Man / ... 2 episodes, 2008
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In "The Andromeda Strain," a U.S. military satellite crashes in a small town and unleashes a deadly plague killing all but two survivors. As the military quarantines the area, a team of highly specialized scientists is assembled to find a cure to the pathogen code-named "Andromeda," and a reporter investigates a government conspiracy only to discover what he is chasing wants him silenced. Written by Official Site

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It's A Bad Day To Be Human.


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Originally aired as a two-part miniseries, but has also been edited into 4 different parts intended for airing as hour long episodes with commercials. See more »

Goofs

After the birds that attack the soldiers begin to fall into the river, the splashes are identical, revealing the recycling of the CGI effect. The birds in the flock also follow identical patterns in flight. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jeff Megan: [to Suzie] That's a lion out there. And a triangle.
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References Quest for Fire (1981) See more »

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Unfortunately, this lengthy "remake" leaves a lot to be desired.
28 February 2020 | by mm-10001See all my reviews

I actually found, in a furniture store where it was being used as just another prop on a bookshelf, a original printing, hard cover version of Crichton's Andromeda Strain novel in perfect condition several years ago. I took it to the front desk, and they said "keep it". I did. Very cool.

Anyways, do yourself a favor, save some time, and just go watch the original 1971 version of Andromeda Strain.


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English

Release Date:

26 May 2008 (USA) See more »

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The Andromeda Strain See more »

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British Columbia, Canada See more »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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