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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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English

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14 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Due to the Vancouver location, several actors and actresses appear here as well as in various Hallmark series and movies and Lifetime movies. Here they often get to play against type. One of the leads, Lexa Doig, for example plays good girl Sally in the Auroa Teagrden mysteries, while here she plays a tattooed bad girl. Good guy Victor Webster has played in both Hallmark and Lifetime movies as both good and bad guys. See more »

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This series is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. However, several times in many episodes they refer to American ties IE: Kera coming from Seattle, Washington (which if she was it would make her an immigrant) or working with the FBI which is a US agency. (Canada has a similar agency with a different name) 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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There aren't "good guys" or "bad guys" here. That's the point.
11 July 2012 | by jeff-cusackSee all my reviews

A lot of reviews here have argued that Continuum show advances a pro- corporate, anti-democracy viewpoint. It doesn't, but you could be forgiven for thinking that. Most American shows have a clear good guy (the protagonist) and a clear bad guy (the antagonists).

This show, however, follows the Canadian tendency to operate in shades of grey. Continuum presents two opposing factions, and asks the viewer to make up their own mind whether they agree with the protagonist or the antagonists.

I'm not speaking from my own interpretation, but the official stance of the people behind the show. The "choose your side" mentality has been presented repeatedly in an explicit manner, most recently on the Continuum Facebook page, where a post recently asked, "Which side are you on? Team Kiera or Team Liber8?"

The show doesn't choose a side, but instead presents an interesting challenge to viewers which some won't be ready to meet:

The Freedom Fighters (antagonists) use brutal methods to accomplish their goals, but their cause is just.

The protagonist character Kiera operates within the law, uses non- lethal force, does what she thinks is right, and tries to protect people... And yet she champions the cause of despots.

Do you believe in the righteous champion of despotism, or the brutal champions of freedom? ...Or do you side with neither?


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