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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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Damian Kindler
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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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The Sanctuary Poster is a composite image consisting of the central business district in Perth, Western Australia and CGI graphics. The tallest building in the poster is the Central Park tower. The orange building in the poster is Chancery House. See more »

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slick and sleek...
1 October 2008 | by robertleehayterSee all my reviews

Funny what happens when a good group of people get together with a great idea...

This internet series was made on next to nothing, and it still turned out this good..? It's no wonder Sci-Fi has picked up this gem. Fantastic premise, cutting edge production technology, established stars and fresh new faces...

Amanda Tapping totally re-invents herself as an eloquent British matriarch, complete with the full on accent, and a classy brunette look (befitting her new, more serious character). Stargate fans are gonna go bananas...

Robin Dunne is the heartthrob Hamlet of this strange group of heroes, and Emilie Ullerup is the sleek, sexy, leather-clad bad ass. Bad guy Chris Heyerdahl is awesome as Druitt, a nasty "Jack the Ripper" immortal who just can't seem to stop... Add to the mix a whole new level of strange creatures that go bump in the night, and you've got the recipe for a Sci-Fi, TV stew of epic proportions. Looking forward to seeing what they do with it next...


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