Hood goes up against an FBI deputy director when a psychotic woman accuses the man of stealing her son, and the stakes go much higher when Rachel is taken hostage and Jacob is accused of complicity ...
A marine biologist, an insurance salesman and a teen-aged boy find their lives fundamentally changed by the emergence of a new, and often dangerous, species of sea life, while government agents work to keep the affair under wraps.
Patrick Stewart stars as science professor Ian Hood, who works for the Home Office as a consultant on special dangerous cases that involve deadly viruses, cloning experiments etc. Special Branch agent Rachel Young is his partner.
I love this show because it is similar to the CSI shows, yet it has a scientific twist to it. Everything is explained scientifically, as on my other favorites, Bones. It's very refreshing to divert from the good guy/ bad guy routine, and concentrate more on the scientific side of how they solved the crime.
If you can't follow the "squint talk" then you probably won't like this show. It's geared towards the more intelligent society. Regardless of that, there is still enough action and comedy (if you get the jokes)
Both the main character could use some "tuning", but that will come with more seasons. The acting and story lines are very realistic, introducing crime scenarios that most of us had not thought possible.
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