Alphas (2011–2012)
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A Short Time in Paradise 

Dr, Rosen is forced to challenge his most cherished values when he encounters an alpha leading a personality cult who sincerely wants to create a paradise for all humanity, a dream his ... See full summary »

Director:

John F. Showalter (as John Showalter)

Writers:

Zak Penn (creator), Michael Karnow (creator) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Strathairn ... Dr. Lee Rosen
Ryan Cartwright ... Gary Bell
Warren Christie ... Cameron Hicks
Azita Ghanizada ... Rachel Pirzad
Laura Mennell ... Nina Theroux
Malik Yoba ... Bill Harken
Daniel Kash ... Rachel's Dad
Garret Dillahunt ... Jonas Englin
Kathleen Gati ... Zahra Pirzad
Neil Girvan Neil Girvan ... Pastor
Ethan Hektor Ethan Hektor ... Young Jonas
Dmitry Chepovetsky ... Gil
Maria Nahri Maria Nahri ... Sari Pirzad
Peter DaCunha ... Teddy
Shiva Negar ... Guest #1
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Storyline

Dr, Rosen is forced to challenge his most cherished values when he encounters an alpha leading a personality cult who sincerely wants to create a paradise for all humanity, a dream his alpha ability may make possible. But as members of the alpha group fall under the cult leaders and he refuses to recognize he may be responsible for the illnesses among the cult members Dr. Rosen is forced to act... if he can. Written by David Foss

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Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 2011 (USA) See more »

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Stereo | DTS (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Reference is made to Jim Jones and purple Kool-Aid. Jim Jones, a California cult leader, set up an enclave of his followers in Guyana in the 1970s. The 'People's Temple' was an apocalyptic cult that demanded absolute obedience to the paranoid Jones. On November 18, 1978 Jones declared the end times had come. His armed guards forced everyone at the endclave to drink cyanide laced grape Flavor Aid. Over 900 people died, a third if them children. See more »

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People Don't Understand (Theme Song)
Performed by Trey Lockerbie
Written by Peter Luke Adams and Erik Kertes
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