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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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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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No way in. No way out. See more »


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USA

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English

Release Date:

24 June 2013 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Southport, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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James 'Big Jim' Rennie: [Opening Narration, Season 3] Four weeks ago, an invisible dome crashed down on Chester's Mill, cutting us off from the rest of the world. The dome has tested our limits, forcing each of us to confront our own personal demons... rage... grief... fear. Now, in order to survive, we must battle our most dangerous adversary... the enemy within.
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Marketing ploy for sheep viewers
27 September 2013 | by marc-802-560614See all my reviews

Waste of time.

Having worked in the entertainment field for 25 years now, I'll let you in on a little secret: TV shows are vehicles for advertisers. Period. Nobody green-lights TV series' for their "art." Sad, but true.

I laugh a bit because most of these reviews include some statement to the effect of "I watched all 13 episodes and..." See? They won. They succeeded in making you watch.

Notice that this LAME-O TV series features 3-4 minutes of commercials every 8 minutes. That's Insane. This series was given the green light to make money and nothing more. And it's doing just that.

Shows like this have no set ending. They're made up as they go and will keep trudging along until the viewer numbers drop. They're riding the buzz all the way to the bank. They have no idea how it will end. If viewers keep watching, they'll keep making stupid plots up; ghosts, a sudden opening in the dome, dream sequences, whatever.

The show is stupid beyond comprehension. The characters, plot, story arc - all elements - are unbelievable. The plot is made to S t r e t c h the time so the advertisers can sink their teeth into you. This is a waste of time and nothing more than "fun-money" for Stephen King. It's NOT his book. Not even close. It shares a title and town name. That's it.

Pure, complete and total crap. And the ending of season 1 is atrocious and just makes everybody angry.

Lastly, notice how all the reviews for the show were 2 or 3 (lots of 1's too). Suddenly there are 7's, 8's and 9's. That's because Marketing hired a slew of people to "rate it up" so social media scores were higher. Don't be fooled. It's a crappy show. Don't waste your time.


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