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A team of scientists are thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation when they arrive in the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be an outbreak of a strange disease in a secluded international research facility.
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Series cast summary:
Billy Campbell ...  Dr. Alan Farragut 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Kyra Zagorsky ...  Dr. Julia Walker 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Mark Ghanimé ...  Major Sergio Balleseros 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Jordan Hayes ...  Dr. Sarah Jordan 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Neil Napier ...  Dr. Peter Farragut 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Sue Beattie Sue Beattie ...  Computer 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Hiroyuki Sanada ...  Dr. Hiroshi Hatake 15 episodes, 2014-2015
Meegwun Fairbrother ...  Daniel Aerov / ... 15 episodes, 2014-2015
Matt Long ...  Dr. Kyle Sommer 13 episodes, 2015
Severn Thompson ...  Sister Anne 13 episodes, 2015
Alison Louder ...  Sister Amy 12 episodes, 2015
Sean Tucker ...  Landry 11 episodes, 2015
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Storyline

Helix is a science fiction thriller that focuses on a CDC expedition into the arctic. They go there to investigate the potential outbreak of a disease with no idea what they are getting themselves into. They encounter an almost zombie-like threat that could threaten mankind itself whilst the operator of the facility seems to know more than what he is saying. Written by ahmetkozan

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Are you prepared? (Season 1) See more »


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USA | Canada

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English

Release Date:

10 January 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dai Dich See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Repurposed from Moore's take on "The Thing" which was planned as a 6 to 8 hour mini-series on SyFy with participation from Frank Darabont at one point. See more »

Goofs

The series depicts day as bright and night as dark in the Arctic. However, north of the Arctic circle (which is the implied location), because of the tilt of the earth, they would have 24 hours of daylight in the summer, and 24 hours of dark in the winter. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #19.15 (2014) See more »

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back and forth to the point of confusion
8 April 2015 | by Stan-K97See all my reviews

As a sci-fi fan I was drawn in by this show and did give it a good chance. However, after half way through the 2nd season I am giving up. Nothing makes sense on the island - from the disease (Navark B), to the cult, to the CDC, to the freakish cannibal inhabitants. The military arrive and are picked off one by one islanders in a really naive way. Random things happen - all of a sudden Peter is the cult leader, there are incubators beneath the abbey, there is a fetus being transported back and forth in a glass bottle amongst other nonsensical things. The worst thing for me is the constant yo-yo'ing - one second Peter is captured, then Kyle, then Alan, and it goes back and forth.

After a while it seems like the writers have run out of ideas and are just filling up time with nonsense.

Storyline aside, the acting is decent and the production is pretty sharp.

I can't see how this show can be turned around.


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