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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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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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15 years after the blackout...they will light the way. See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Revolução See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Some of the episode names in the first season are Led Zeppelin song titles, such as: Kashmir, Nobody's Fault But Mine, The Song Remains The Same & No Quarter 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 »

Quotes

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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I really like it...why all the bad reviews!
28 September 2012 | by lara239See all my reviews

I think it is the best thing Bad Robot has done since Lost. I was entertained from the beginning and love the suspense and I do think it has decent acting and potential. Guys...give it a chance. After two episodes (that are pretty good....I mean come on there are a lot of disaster based/end of the world type shows on right now...like the walking dead and this is MUCH better than that lame show). I think this could be the next good JJ Abrams show...give it a chance! I also like the actors they chose for it. I have no idea what would make ALL the energy not work but it is interesting and that will be what the big mystery is about. stay tuned!


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