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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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Creator Simon Barry originally wrote the script as having a male lead called 'Kyle' and not Kiera. 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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One of the Best
17 November 2014 | by melcher-2001See all my reviews

This is one of the most creative and imaginative shows on television. It honors the sci-fi genre by actually addressing the questions we must ask ourselves about the future and how our actions in the present will shape it. This is what science fiction, at it's best, is meant for. Instead of depending on elaborate sets and overblown special effects (almost everything is filmed on location in Vancouver) the show leans heavily on good writing and performances and a plot that twists and turns without coming off as totally implausible or absurd.

Although it draws one in with the familiar vocabulary of a police procedural, Continuum isn't a western or a magical fantasy in disguise, but a sobering look at very contemporary questions. Much like the superlative Battlestar Galactica (only with a much smaller budget) it isn't afraid to address scary subjects. And yet it's still fun.

Best performances are by the leads Rachel Nichols and Erik Knudson, with a cast of great supporting actors. Nichols, as Kiera carries us with her admirably through all of the twists and turns. I believe the key here is an admirable restraint that keeps performances focused on creating convincing characters while opening the doorway to a dazzling array of narrative possibilities. Rather than relying on formulas the show gets more interesting as it goes along.


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