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A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future.

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Series cast summary:
Rachel Nichols ...  Kiera Cameron 42 episodes, 2012-2015
Victor Webster ...  Carlos Fonnegra 42 episodes, 2012-2015
Erik Knudsen ...  Alec Sadler 42 episodes, 2012-2015
Stephen Lobo ...  Matthew Kellog 42 episodes, 2012-2015
Omari Newton ...  Lucas Ingram 40 episodes, 2012-2015
Roger Cross ...  Travis Verta 39 episodes, 2012-2015
Luvia Petersen ...  Jasmine Garza 39 episodes, 2012-2015
Brian Markinson ...  Insp. Dillon / ... 38 episodes, 2012-2015
Lexa Doig ...  Sonya Valentine 34 episodes, 2012-2014
Jennifer Spence ...  Betty Robertson 30 episodes, 2012-2014
Richard Harmon ...  Julian Randol / ... 26 episodes, 2012-2015
Terry Chen ...  Curtis Chen 22 episodes, 2012-2015
Magda Apanowicz ...  Emily 19 episodes, 2013-2015
Ian Tracey ...  Jason 17 episodes, 2012-2015
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Continuum is a one-hour police drama centered on Kiera Cameron, a regular cop from 65 years in the future who finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver. She is alone, a stranger in a strange land, and has eight of the most ruthless criminals from the future, known as Liber8, loose in the city. Lucky for Kiera, through the use of her CMR (cellular memory recall), a futuristic liquid chip technology implanted in her brain, she connects with Alec Sadler, a seventeen-year-old tech genius. When Kiera calls and Alec answers, a very unique partnership begins. Kiera's first desire is to get "home." But until she figures out a way to do that, she must survive in our time period and use all the resources available to her to track and capture the terrorists before they alter history enough to change the course of the future. After all, what's the point of going back if the future isn't the one you left? Written by ahmetkozan

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14 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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The Canadian police series Motive (2013) took place in Vancouver during much the same time as this series, from 2013-2016. Roger Cross, Luvia Petersen, and Stephen Lobo all appeared in that series. See more »

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[second season opening title sequence]
Kiera Cameron: 2077. My time, my city, my family. When terrorists killed thousands of innocents, they were condemned to die. They had other plans. A time travel device sent us all back 65 years. I want to get home, but I can't be sure what I will return to if history is changed. Their plan? To corrupt and control the present in order to win the future. What they didn't plan on, was me.
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First impression
28 May 2012 | by swiper001See all my reviews

**minor spoilers only for the first episode for explanation of the series**

This Canadian series caught my eye on a trip up north to Vancouver (where it's actually being filmed), and I'm very glad it did. I was surprised to see a very good cast anchored by Rachel Nichols and sci-fi fans will recognize a lot of faces from other series. This review is only after the pilot episode, so obviously I don't know how the series will turn out, but it looks like a very promising cyberpunk/cop hybrid series.

It is a time travel show in which future corporate "Protector" Kiera Cameron (Nichols) is unwittingly zapped back through time from an evil corporation-run 2077 to present day 2012 when trying to prevent a group of freedom fighters (or terrorists depending on your politics) from escaping execution through some kind of wormhole.

Not realizing the situation, Kiera tries to call for backup using her implants' encrypted transmission but instead reaches young computer genius Alec Sadler who happens to be inventing the future technology in his step father's barn. The escaped prisoners realize that instead of being transported back the six years they were supposed to be in order to stop the evil corporations from taking control, they've been sent back over sixty years.

Unfortunately, when they realize they can't strike against the future evil corporations, they decided the present ones will do just fine! Kiera realizes she must bring in the escapees before they start an all out war in present day Vancouver! Problem is she hasn't been born yet and hence has no jurisdiction. While investigating the transport site, she meets up with Detective Carlos Fonnegra and passes herself off as a Portland detective and the series begins.

It has a lot of cool near future tech like augmented reality eye implants, as well as recording and memory implants. To top it off she comes back wearing her Protector issue smart chameleonware body armor that not only deflects bullets, but provides invisibility cloaking, can interface with computers, and also deliver electric shocks, making Kiera a bit of a super spy in the present day.


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