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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 20 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Christopher Heyerdahl played Todd the wraith on Stargate Atlantis. Amanda Tapping was his co-star. See more »

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Henry Foss: All access pass to Spookville. Comes with a free lunch and a decoder ring.
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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #1.4 (2008) See more »

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16 January 2010 | by merrywoodSee all my reviews

This show is worth watching. However, it seems to struggle to locate itself and this is always due to the strength of script. The show badly needs good writers who can bring depth to it and lift it out of the B-film category. The best shows we've ever seen are memorable because they tell us something about life and about ourselves. At this juncture this show is like munching on popcorn...not really good enough to endure. Canadian production can do better. The best thing they've done thus far is introduce Agam Darshi to the cast. She picks up the show's energy by a good number of points. Still, we need to see better scripts. As for Nikola Tesla being a vampire...this is bizarre and not terribly bright. It makes as much sense as introducing Ghandi as a zombie. Tesla remains one of the great unsung heroes of modern technology. Please do some thinking before you commit a script to production.


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