The Powells are a typical American family living in Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon.
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...  Jim Powell 20 episodes, 2010-2011
...  Stephanie Powell 20 episodes, 2010-2011
...  Daphne Powell 20 episodes, 2010-2011
...  J.J. Powell 20 episodes, 2010-2011
...  Katie Andrews 20 episodes, 2010-2011
...  George St. Cloud 20 episodes, 2010-2011
...  Dr. Dayton King 20 episodes, 2010-2011
...  The Watcher / ... 14 episodes, 2010-2011
...  Mr. Litchfield 9 episodes, 2010-2011
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The Powells are a typical American family living in Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon.

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New powers. Instructions not included.

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Action | Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

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28 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Highly entertaining.
28 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

Being a fan of superheroes and shows/movies based on them, I decided to give "No Ordinary Family" a chance and needless to say I was entertained. The show is lighthearted but there are some dark moments in it that really made it intense and kept my attention until the last few minutes of running time. The acting was for the most part above average, but it's the sense of intrigue that really makes the show; showing a family in crisis that are struggling to find common ground and I think that's one of the main themes in the show that makes it work. Heroes did this to a considerable degree but failed miserably in it's later seasons and I hope the show doesn't suffer that fate. The special effects were remarkable, thankfully not too much as to be a wannabe X-Men as I believe that less is more. But the highlights was the fight between Michael Chiklis's character and the guy who can disappear and faze through solid material. I'm just dying to see the next episode and the wild ride in the world of this (Ex)troardinary family.


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