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Revolution 

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Fifteen years after a permanent global blackout, a group of revolutionaries seeks to drive out an occupying force posing as the United States Government.

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Eric Kripke
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2   1  
2014   2013   2012  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Billy Burke ...  Miles Matheson 42 episodes, 2012-2014
Tracy Spiridakos ...  Charlie Matheson 42 episodes, 2012-2014
Giancarlo Esposito ...  Tom Neville 42 episodes, 2012-2014
Zak Orth ...  Aaron Pittman 42 episodes, 2012-2014
David Lyons ...  Sebastian 'Bass' Monroe 42 episodes, 2012-2014
Elizabeth Mitchell ...  Rachel Matheson 42 episodes, 2012-2014
JD Pardo ...  Jason Neville / ... 40 episodes, 2012-2014
Stephen Collins ...  Dr. Gene Porter 22 episodes, 2013-2014
Daniella Alonso ...  Nora Clayton 20 episodes, 2012-2014
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Storyline

What would you do without it all? In this epic adventure, a family struggles to reunite in an American landscape void of electricity: a world of empty cities, local militias and heroic freedom fighters, where every single piece of technology -- computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights -- has mysteriously blacked out forever. Written by ahmetkozan

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A new power lights the way. See more »


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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1 year after the show was cancelled, it was brought back in a digital comic book series called Revolution: Endgame. There were 4 chapters, to wrap up the series big questions that were left from the show. See more »

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The basic premise of the series (that human beings can no longer generate electricity) defies any type of credibility.

Unless the laws of physics changed on Earth completely, there would be myriad ways to generate electricity from electromagnetism to solar panels. While it might take time to assemble the necessary elements to do this, it certainly wouldn't have taken 12 years to do so. See more »

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Miles Matheson: We lived in an electric world. We relied on it for everything. And then the power went out. Everything stopped working. We weren't prepared. Fear and confusion lead to panic. The lucky ones made it out of the cities. The government collapsed. Militias took over, controlling the food supply and stockpiling weapons. We still don't know why the power went out, but we're hopeful that someone will come and light the way.
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Referenced in Meet the Mormons (2014) See more »

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Give it time.
7 June 2013 | by jordancresseySee all my reviews

A slow burner for sure to start with but recently it's been very good and I've been impressed with the possibilities of where it can go, the current plot and characters have been average so far but I feel there is so much more to come here from Revolution and I'm always eager to see where the plot will go.

As for the complaints about the realism of it, ridiculous. It should not take away from the audience how white the clothes of the characters are, if you're not picky on factual details and enjoy entertainment then I suggest this program to you, as for a rating, I think it's currently about a 7 but has potential hence the rating of an 8.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2012 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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