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Resurrection 

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The lives of the people of Arcadia, Missouri, are forever changed when their deceased loved ones return.

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Aaron Zelman
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Series cast summary:
Omar Epps ...  J. Martin Bellamy / ... 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Frances Fisher ...  Lucille Langston 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Matt Craven ...  Fred Langston / ... 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Devin Kelley ...  Maggie Langston / ... 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Mark Hildreth ...  Pastor Tom Hale 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Samaire Armstrong ...  Elaine Richards 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Landon Gimenez ...  Jacob / ... 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Kurtwood Smith ...  Henry Langston 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Kathleen Munroe ...  Rachael Braidwood 16 episodes, 2014-2015
Michelle Fairley ...  Margaret Langston 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Sam Hazeldine ...  Caleb Richards 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Lori Beth Sikes ...  Janine Hale 11 episodes, 2014
Travis Young ...  Ray Richards 9 episodes, 2014
Christopher Berry ...  Deputy Carl / ... 9 episodes, 2014
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The lives of the people of Arcadia, Missouri, are forever changed when their deceased loved ones return.

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undead | based on novel | See All (2) »

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Did we really die? See more »

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Drama | Fantasy

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USA

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English

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9 March 2014 (USA) See more »

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The Returned See more »

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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After the second season aired, Resurrection's year ratings average was at a 1.26 rating in the demo with 4.67 million. It was a lower rating than the first season. It was a season-to-season decline of 50% that led to a ultimate cancellation of the series. See more »

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An utter disappointment
17 March 2014 | by IrishFrogSee all my reviews

I didn't really enjoy the first episode and kept criticising it, but, after seeing so many positive reviews, I concluded it could only be my love for Les Reventants interfering on my views on Resurrection. So, since I really wanted to like it, I decided to watch the second episode, fully aware of the fact that the two series are separate stories that merely share the same basic concept only to be met with absolute ordinariness. The same patterns I had noticed in the first episode were present in the second one: shallowness of character, clichés and lack of continuity.

Death affects people around it deeply and it could be explored in so many ways involving psychological and emotional issues, but all the show came up with was "I missed you so much", and some of the situations constituted the most implausible representations of reality.

There is no way of saying this without sounding prejudicial or offensive: this show is too American. (I don't mean to say "American = bad", but in this case the typical Hollywood style ruined so much potential...) No emotional complexity whatsoever can be found in the characters and the deepest anyone's got so far was having some sort secret. The story itself is boring, I couldn't care less about it, the characters are far too dull and none have seemed even remotely likable, some of the goofs are incredibly basic and, to capture one's attention, the show recurs to clichés and silly cliffhangers, instead of just, you know, actually trying to be good.

I was craving for something that could soothe my pain of not having any more episodes of Les Revenants for who knows how long, but this was just a gigantic disappointment.


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