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Sanctuary 

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Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of "humanity" in the modern world, but the darker side contains monsters that only few are brave enough to face, because the future lies in their hands.

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Series cast summary:
Amanda Tapping ...  Dr. Helen Magnus 59 episodes, 2008-2011
Robin Dunne ...  Dr. Will Zimmerman / ... 59 episodes, 2008-2011
Christopher Heyerdahl ...  Bigfoot / ... 59 episodes, 2008-2011
Ryan Robbins ...  Henry Foss 59 episodes, 2008-2011
Agam Darshi ...  Kate Freelander 37 episodes, 2009-2011
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Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, cloning; The very meaning of the word "humanity" changes daily in the modern world. But there is a darker side to the evolution of mankind, a truth only a few brave souls are willing to face: There are monsters loose in the world. And they are the key to the future of our race. Written by SpArkY

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There are monsters loose in the world. And they are the key to the future of our race.


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Canada

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English

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3 October 2008 (USA) See more »

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In addition to Amanda Tapping who is a regular in both series, the following have all appeared in both Sanctuary and Stargate SG1 and/or Stargate Atlantis - Christopher Heyerdahl (John Druitt/Bigfoot), Paul McGillion (Terence Wexford), Michael Shanks (Jimmy), Gary Jones (George), Caroline Cave (Sheila Delacourt and Tom McBeath (Gen. Villanova) See more »

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It gets better the more you watch
1 March 2012 | by nmicroSee all my reviews

I too am a Stargate buff & like Amanda Tapping. It is my opinion that the show is worth the watch. On watching the first episode I liked what I saw, then after a few I didn't so much. However, my son had continued to watch it & told me not to give up on it just yet. So I went back to it & got pleasantly surprised. Some episodes were as good as full length movies. I particularly liked Jonathon young's character, Nikola Tesla:) Amanda played an extremely believable lady from England & I thought her accent was just great. It was a complete transformation from Samantha Carter of SG1. This character was a more domineering in control person who knew what she wanted and how to get it. The settings & special effects were pretty darn good I thought. It seemed a fair amount of thought and time went into these areas. Like all TV shows there is going to be an episode or three that doesn't appeal or seems to loose focus to the individual. However, overall I felt good about watching the show.


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