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A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blacks out and awakens with a short vision of their future.
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2010   2009  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Courtney B. Vance ...  Stanford Wedeck / ... 23 episodes, 2009-2010
Joseph Fiennes ...  Mark Benford 23 episodes, 2009-2010
Jack Davenport ...  Lloyd Simcoe 23 episodes, 2009-2010
Zachary Knighton ...  Dr. Bryce Varley 23 episodes, 2009-2010
Peyton List ...  Nicole Kirby 23 episodes, 2009-2010
Brían F. O'Byrne ...  Aaron Stark 23 episodes, 2009-2010
Sonya Walger ...  Dr. Olivia Benford 23 episodes, 2009-2010
Christine Woods ...  Janis Hawk 23 episodes, 2009-2010
John Cho ...  Demetri Noh 23 episodes, 2009-2010
Dominic Monaghan ...  Simon Campos 19 episodes, 2009-2010
Ryan Wynott ...  Dylan Simcoe / ... 15 episodes, 2009-2010
Barry Shabaka Henley ...  Agent Shelly Vreede 14 episodes, 2009-2010
Lennon Wynn ...  Charlie Benford 14 episodes, 2009-2010
Michael Ealy ...  Marshall Vogel 11 episodes, 2009-2010
Genevieve Padalecki ...  Tracy Stark 11 episodes, 2009-2010
Gabrielle Union ...  Zoey Andata 10 episodes, 2009-2010
Lee Thompson Young ...  Al Gough 10 episodes, 2009-2010
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After the entire world's population blacks out for approximately 2 minutes and 17 seconds, which in effect causes the entire world to see a glimpse of life 6 months into the future, an elite FBI task force is formed to investigate who/what caused the global blackout, whether the events foreseen were simply flashes or true events of what's to come, and whether or not it could possibly happen again... Written by Anonymous

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Everyone in the world will get a flash of their own future.


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Jack Davenport and Sonya Walger both starred in the television show Coupling (2000). Davenport in the UK version and Walger in the short lived US version. See more »

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After the first 2 Episodes this has me Hooked.
6 October 2009 | by CelticnationalistSee all my reviews

Therefore I do hope that ratings in the States hold up well and this doesn't get canceled like so many others...

The Plot is Intriguing... A mysterious event causes every single person in the World to simultaneously lose consciousness for 2 minutes and 17 seconds, during which time People appear to see visions of their lives 6 Months in the future, Many people see Newspapers or Calendars and it's established that every single Vision Worldwide takes place on either April 29th or 30th 2010, It's also established that Visions are shared in that if one person was with another in their vision, the other person also reports the same events in their vision... During these 2 minutes and 17 Seconds many Deaths result in Car accidents among other events and leaving the Worldwide Population wondering whether what they saw will actually happen, So a Team of FBI Agents led by Stanford Wedeck (Courtney B. Vance) and spearheaded by Mark Benford (Joseph Fiennes)try to find out what happened and why and whether or not it will happen again.

The plot is highly Original based upon a Novel by Sci-Fi Author Robert J. Sawyer and having only seen two episodes I have become totally hooked.

EDIT: Flashforward has been put on hiatus for over 3 MONTHS, due to falling ratings in the U.S - absolutely ridiculous, we all know from previous struggling shows that a long break in the season, really finishes the series off as hardly anybody remembers or cares after a long period of time and very few will return to watch.. Fans of series' do not like to be messed around.

EDIT: FLASHFORWARD AS OF MAY '10 HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY CANCELLED AND WILL NOT BE RETURNING FOR A SECOND SERIES - I can't say I'm surprised as the Series have been on Life support since its forced hiatus in the Winter.


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