When a man goes looking for his missing girlfriend, he stumbles upon a government conspiracy that is bigger than the president himself.

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Series cast summary:
Jason Ritter ...  Sean Walker 22 episodes, 2010-2011
Sarah Roemer ...  Leila Buchanan 22 episodes, 2010-2011
Ian Anthony Dale ...  Simon Lee 22 episodes, 2010-2011
Zeljko Ivanek ...  Blake Sterling 22 episodes, 2010-2011
Blair Underwood ...  President Elias Martinez 22 episodes, 2010-2011
Laura Innes ...  Sophia Maguire 21 episodes, 2010-2011
Scott Patterson ...  Michael Buchanan 16 episodes, 2010-2011
Taylor Cole ...  Vicky Roberts 16 episodes, 2010-2011
Bill Smitrovich ...  Vice President Raymond Jarvis 15 episodes, 2010-2011
Lisa Vidal ...  Christina Martinez 14 episodes, 2010-2011
Clifton Collins Jr. ...  Thomas 13 episodes, 2010-2011
Blue Deckert ...  General Armbruster 11 episodes, 2010-2011
Sean Carrigan ...  Devon 11 episodes, 2011
Roger Bart ...  Richard Peel 10 episodes, 2011
Hal Holbrook ...  James Dempsey 10 episodes, 2010-2011
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Jason Ritter stars as Sean Walker, a regular guy who launches an investigation into the disappearance of his fiancee. What he doesn't realize is that his probe begins to expose the biggest cover-up in American history. Walker's actions affect a number of strangers, including the newly elected president (Blair Underwood), and the global conspiracy he's uncovered could change the fate of mankind.

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What Will You Believe?


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Release Date:

20 September 2010 (USA) See more »

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The show's pilot episode is told almost entirely in retroversions to three different time frames. According to Nick Wauters, the show's creator, later episodes would use flashbacks more to develop the characters. "There will be big reveals and big clues in each episode," he said, promising that viewers would not have to wait too long for answers to questions raised. The last two episodes before and all episodes following the show's hiatus no longer featured flashbacks. Cast member Blair Underwood said regarding the removal of the flashbacks, "We had been jumping around a lot and doing flashbacks and that was confusing to people," and "So when we come back, that device is done with! We are now telling the story straight through so people can track it and follow it easier." See more »

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Amazed that is has been cancelled !??!?!
7 June 2011 | by dannyjcarrSee all my reviews

This show has been one of the best Sci-Fi series to come out for years, I enjoyed Lost but occasionally got "Lost" with it, The Event is not hard to follow, something happened during each episode leaving a cliffhanger and you wanting for the next. I can understand why NBC has cancelled another season due to a plummet in viewing figures, but I cannot understand their thinking, the pilot and subsequent episodes faired really well with great viewing figures, they decide to allow the show to have a 3 month break, without warning the show restarts at a later time in the schedule and on a different night (In the UK it went from 10pm on a Friday to 11.55pm on a Monday), I would not have noticed this, only did due to the fact I had it on series record on satellite TV so was able to resume my viewing, many people I think will have been unaware of this or unable to do this, I just don't think the viewing figures dropped due to it being a bad show, I think bad decisions by NBC and lack of advertising. It was truly an entertaining show, especially the last 7 or 8 episodes of the series when it all kicked off, its like an emotional roller coaster at the beginning you can sympathise with the Aliens and dislike the humans especially the president and his decisions but all that changes, I don't want to go into it too much but I think its a series that anyone could enjoy given a chance. There are the odd annoyances, there are a few plot holes and a few minor irritations i.e. the character Sophia, her acting at time was a bit wooden and emotionless, but I suppose you get people like that in real life, I know some myself. Anyway give it a chance and I am sure you will end up thinking like I do, hope they back another series, don't want to be left in another forever limbo with the fantastic cliffhanger of the final show of the series !


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