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Extant 

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An astronaut struggles to learn how she became pregnant while on a thirteen-month-long solo space mission.

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Mickey Fisher
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Series cast summary:
Halle Berry ...  Molly Woods / ... 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Pierce Gagnon ...  Ethan Woods 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Grace Gummer ...  Julie Gelineau 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Tyler Hilton ...  Charlie Arthurs 20 episodes, 2014-2015
Goran Visnjic ...  John Woods 16 episodes, 2014-2015
Lynnanne Zager ...  G.I.N.A. 14 episodes, 2014-2015
Hiroyuki Sanada ...  Hideki Yasumoto 13 episodes, 2014
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ...  JD Richter 13 episodes, 2015
Michael O'Neill ...  Alan Sparks 13 episodes, 2014
Camryn Manheim ...  Sam Barton 13 episodes, 2014
Kiersey Clemons ...  Lucy 11 episodes, 2015
Maury Sterling ...  Gordon Kern 11 episodes, 2014
David Morrissey ...  Tobias Shepherd 11 episodes, 2015
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An astronaut (Berry) returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history. Written by Anonymous

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Life always finds a way

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USA

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English

Release Date:

9 July 2014 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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A promise (pilot episode review)
11 July 2014 | by temporaldisturbanceSee all my reviews

"Extant" can go in either the nonsensical direction of shows like "Lost" and "Under The Dome", or it can deliver. It is too early to say which.

The show takes place in a future similar to that from "Almost Human".

It also appears to be influenced by Stanislav Lem's "Solaris".

The episode sparked my interest in just the right ways. It was competently written, acted, filmed, scored. It didn't go for bombast or cheap scares, but rather for a subdued sense of unease.

It really could go either way from here, and it is impossible to tell just yet, because shows built on an overarching mystery often de-evolve into ramblings of a lunatic as the writers thrash inside the web of inconsistencies they spun from one episode to the next.

But the pilot gives me hope. This review will be updated when more episodes come out.


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