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The Expanse 

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In the 24th century, a disparate band of antiheroes unravel a vast conspiracy that threatens the Solar System's fragile state of cold war.
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Series cast summary:
Steven Strait ...  Jim Holden 57 episodes, 2015-2021
Dominique Tipper ...  Naomi Nagata 57 episodes, 2015-2021
Wes Chatham ...  Amos Burton 57 episodes, 2015-2021
Shohreh Aghdashloo ...  Chrisjen Avasarala 57 episodes, 2015-2021
Cas Anvar ...  Alex Kamal 56 episodes, 2015-2021
Frankie Adams ...  Roberta 'Bobbie' W. Draper 47 episodes, 2017-2021
Cara Gee ...  Camina Drummer 36 episodes, 2017-2021
Shawn Doyle ...  Sadavir Errinwright 28 episodes, 2015-2018
Thomas Jane ...  Joe Miller 24 episodes, 2015-2019
Florence Faivre ...  Julie Mao 24 episodes, 2015-2018
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Two hundred years in the future, in a fully colonized solar system, police detective Josephus Miller (Thomas Jane), who was born in the asteroid belt, is given the assignment to find a missing young woman; Julie Mao (Florence Faivre). Meanwhile, James Holden (Steven Strait), the first officer of an ice freighter, is witness to an unprovoked attack upon the ship, by craft believed to be from Mars (MCRN Federation). As news of the attack spreads throughout the system, the incident's flow-on threatens to destabilize already tenuous relations between Earth, Mars and The Belt. Far away from the struggles in deep space, on Earth, Chrisjen Avasarala (Shohreh Aghdashloo), a powerful United Nations executive and diplomat, works to prevent war between Earth and Mars by any means. Soon, the 3 find out the missing woman and the ice freighter's fate are part of a vast covert conspiracy which threatens all humanity. Written by nano_tech

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Tycho Station is likely a nod to Tycho Brahe (1546-1601). Brahe was a Danish nobleman renowned for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical observations. He is considered one of the first competent minds in modern astronomy. See more »

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An absolute island in television
15 April 2018 | by ccudahy-67636See all my reviews

This is possibly (probably) the best television or even cinematic experience I have ever seen (particularly in the sci-fi realm). I am very stingy when it comes to TV shows since I feel that often they are inconsistently realized. I created an IMDB account just to drop a review for this one.

I just finished an episode in season 2 that made me cry and just stare at the credits for 2 minutes, motionless. No other show has ever so consistently provided the following for me:

  • Non-stop realistic character development and exposition
  • emotional gravity and consequences; every action has a reaction and every single second of seemingly unimportant exposure or backstory is relevant to building character and stakes in the story. No fluff here.
  • a real and believable world with new thoughts and a reason for everything
  • delivered creative, thoughtful, new ideas and plot points which make me question the nature of life and humanity
  • great acting from all levels of character


This series reminds a lot of the video game series Mass Effect but with even more consistency and thoughtful execution. Don't miss this, very much underrated in my opinion.


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