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Alphas is a science fiction drama focusing on a team that investigates people with supernatural abilities.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Strathairn ...  Dr. Lee Rosen 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Ryan Cartwright ...  Gary Bell 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Warren Christie ...  Cameron Hicks 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Azita Ghanizada ...  Rachel Pirzad 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Laura Mennell ...  Nina Theroux 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Malik Yoba ...  Bill Harken 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Mahershala Ali ...  Nathan Clay 12 episodes, 2011-2012
John Pyper-Ferguson ...  Stanton Parish 10 episodes, 2011-2012
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Storyline

Following the death of a witness in a court case, Dr. Lee Rosen leads a team of "Alphas", (advanced human beings) who have have a number of special skills that makes them a formidable team. As Rosen mentors them and teaches the team to harness their considerable skills, they begin to realize that there are powerful forces behind the courthouse murder, including one of their own. Written by Anonymous

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Super. But Human. See more »


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TV-14

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USA

Language:

English | Persian

Release Date:

11 July 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Section 8 See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Dolby Digital | DTS (5.1)

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Season 2 episode 12 the character Zoe (Skylar Wexler) asks Skylar Adams (Summer Glau) if a tracking device was a terminator. This is a homage to Summer Glau playing the part of Cameron Phillips and Allison Young in the Fox series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008). See more »

Quotes

[opening theme]
Trey Lockerbie: [singing] Don't take "no" for an answer / 'nd there's no telling where we've been... / 'Cause people don't understand, understand, understand / People don't understand / People like me.
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Most of the reviews are premature , this has potential
26 July 2011 | by stefgrigSee all my reviews

It keeps getting better . Episode 1 was , lets say unremarkable . An introduction , but with most of the cards hidden . But episode 2 gets things going . Opens up possibilities , starts giving us a background for the characters . And there is a transformation in progress , a group of misfits starts to become a team .

I do like the psychological aspect of it . And I will give this series a chance , will not judge it from 1 or 2 episodes . There are series that started of slowly and matured into greatness . "The event" is one example , even though they never got back most of the viewers they lost due to a slow start , in my opinion its their loss , as the series turned into one of the best .

I think this is a series that will surprise me more with episodes to come , and I will keep watching it . Characters are quirky , damaged and interesting , and the concept of alphas gives the series a huge white-board to sketch anything they want on it .

I for one am looking forward for more .


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