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Under the Dome 

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An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small actual town of Chester's Mill, Maine, USA, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townspeople must discover the secrets and purpose of the "dome" or "sphere" and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other and animals too.

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Brian K. Vaughan
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Series cast summary:
Mike Vogel ...  Dale 'Barbie' Barbara 39 episodes, 2013-2015
Rachelle Lefevre ...  Julia Shumway 39 episodes, 2013-2015
Alexander Koch ...  James 'Junior' Rennie 39 episodes, 2013-2015
Colin Ford ...  Joe McAlister 39 episodes, 2013-2015
Mackenzie Lintz ...  Norrie Calvert-Hill 39 episodes, 2013-2015
Dean Norris ...  James 'Big Jim' Rennie 39 episodes, 2013-2015
Eddie Cahill ...  Sam Verdreaux 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Max Ehrich ...  Hunter May 19 episodes, 2014-2015
Nicholas Strong ...  Phil Bushey 17 episodes, 2013-2014
Aisha Hinds ...  Carolyn Hill 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Grace Victoria Cox ...  Melanie Cross 16 episodes, 2014-2015
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Under the Dome is the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The town's inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers about the dome, where it came from and if and when it will go away. Written by ahmetkozan

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They are all trapped inside. See more »


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 2013 (USA) See more »

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Southport, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Season 3 will begin filming and production in late Febuary early March 2015. See more »

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Dale 'Barbie' Barbara: [Opening narration, season 2] Two weeks ago, an invisible dome crashed down on Chester's Mill, cutting us off from the rest of the world. Why the dome is here or what mysteries lie ahead, we still don't know. Every day it tests our limits, bringing out the best and the worst in us. Some say we'll be stuck here forever, but we will never stop fighting to find a way out.
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Really, really bad writing for an otherwise interesting premise
6 July 2014 | by jon-1749See all my reviews

This is an interesting show with an interesting sci-fi / fantasy premise. Unfortunately, the episodes' writers and production team themselves suffered from a "we don't know what the heck we're writing here, we're just gonna keep you entertained in each individual episode". There is a story that moves forward from episode to episode, but several nuances and even aspects that were very huge just a few episodes prior become completely abandoned and betrayed.

** SPOILERS BELOW **

For example, in one of the middle episodes of season one, the world outside put on a big show of "goodbye" which it turns out because the military would nuke the whole village, but this strange dome ended up protecting its contents. For the next couple episodes, as I recall, the whole area just outside the dome was, well, nuked, completely barren. But by the last few episodes, the whole town just outside the dome is back again, green and lush with the same neighborhood that was there before it was all nuked, as if nothing back then had happened.

The whole "the butterfly is the monarch!" thing followed by the "you're the monarch!" and "he's the monarch!" and "she's the monarch!" played like a horribly played game of duck-duck-goose.

Some of the main characters are utterly unbelievable as human beings. "Junior", a fully grown young man who jumps from insane and imprisoning a former lover, to sane and competent and entrusted with a badge. A female top cop gullibly believes everything one guy (Big Jim) says and does the most ridiculous actions no cop would ever do, like tell everyone not to touch an alien lit-up device but then she goes and touches it herself, for no reason, at her own injury.

The show retained my attention to cause me to binge-watch, but by the end of Season One I was mostly irritated I got suckered into such a stupid mess of sometimes-consistency-sometimes- betrayal-all-the-time-just-entertaining "whateverness".


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