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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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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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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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16:9 HD
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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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Good concept, bad delivery
29 January 2018 | by movies-61420See all my reviews

To start off with the good, I will say that the show "sounds" very appealing (deadly virus outbreak on a massive secluded base in the arctic). The general setting/premise is solid.

The show fails however in many facets. The acting ranges from mediocre to sub-standard, though I don't blame the actors. While I can't say I enjoyed any of the performances, The writing is where the show falls apart.

If you tasked someone to find a team of writers to do a project, but instead of doing any work finding the right writers, they just hired a football team (no offence to football teams here), you would have the quality of writing in this show.

The characters typically do not act rationally (rationally referring to how a person might normally act under the same circumstances). Conflict feels like it is created on the spot, and often leads to very unrealistic sequences of events.

The show has poor dialog, and very undefined characters (their personalities seem to change radically without a proper basis as to why).

I could go on, but I would like to end on a positive note.

Despite having it's serious flaws, you may find yourself still willing to endure this series. It has mystery, it has action, it has zombie-ish themes, and from time-to-time has a few moments.


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