Awake (2012)
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Kate Is Enough 

While investigating an alleged suicide during an upscale yacht party with Detective Vega, Detective Britten runs into Rex's former babysitter Kate (guest star Brianna Brown).


Sarah Pia Anderson


Kyle Killen (creator), Kyle Killen | 2 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Isaacs ... Michael Britten
Laura Allen ... Hannah Britten
Steve Harris ... Detective Isaiah 'Bird' Freeman
Dylan Minnette ... Rex Britten
BD Wong ... Dr. John Lee
Michaela McManus ... Tara
Wilmer Valderrama ... Detective Efrem Vega
Cherry Jones ... Dr. Judith Evans
Brianna Brown ... Kate Porter
Logan Miller ... Cole
Eric Lange ... Darin Knox
Eddie Matos ... Cameron Fuller
Chris McGarry ... Dr. Banks
Geoff Meed ... Mark Hudson
Michael Bryan French ... Officer Bryce


While investigating an alleged suicide during an upscale yacht party with Detective Vega, Detective Britten runs into Rex's former babysitter Kate (guest star Brianna Brown).

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Release Date:

22 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


At about the 30 minute mark Britton says that the technical document described a process for making "silicone" chips. Silicone is a type of rubber. Those chips are made from silicon. See more »


References Eight Is Enough (1977) See more »

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Cream rising to the top
23 March 2012 | by stephenrtodSee all my reviews

Despite the plethora of new shows on television, many exiting swiftly stage right if they cannot command the Nielson ratings or the plush advertisers - the new show "Awake" has stirred something in me.

The show is a tense sort of dance between a confused and tormented police detective who is never completely sure that the verisimilitude of his dreams exceeds that of his conscious days.

Jason Isaac has piercing eyes. He can be tough or compassionate. As a detective, he is just as fatherly with people in trouble as he is with his own son. Screenwriters, editors, directors and producer all combine with excellent actors to keep the audience suspending disbelief about which of the very real seeming realities is the actual truth.

This past episode, I was pulled in much deeper. Although my own son is now grown to be a very successful man, I have known for a long time just how difficult, how damaging my divorce from his mother 35 years ago - hurt him. He's still dealing with it.

The most recent episode, ostensibly about a damaged tennis racket belonging to the son's deceased mother - touched me deeply, demonstrating that our deepest feelings greatly transcend the realities of possession, wealth, power, and emotional stability.

As in Shakespeare and Dickens, there are no minor characters in this show. Even those with minimal speaking lines fit into the plot puzzle quite convincingly. The dialog is simply outstanding every moment.

No time at all is wasted with chase scenes or shoot-em-ups, a rarity in a show devoted to detectives.

"Awake" is like a schizophrenic chess game for viewers.

Give it a viewing, and maybe you will agree with me: good story, good writing and good acting.

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