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Scorpion 

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An eccentric genius forms an international network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defense against the complicated threats of the modern world.

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Nick Santora
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Elyes Gabel ...  Walter O'Brien 93 episodes, 2014-2018
Katharine McPhee ...  Paige Dineen 93 episodes, 2014-2018
Eddie Kaye Thomas ...  Toby Curtis 93 episodes, 2014-2018
Jadyn Wong ...  Happy Quinn 93 episodes, 2014-2018
Ari Stidham ...  Sylvester Dodd 93 episodes, 2014-2018
Robert Patrick ...  Cabe Gallo 93 episodes, 2014-2018
Riley B. Smith ...  Ralph Dineen 88 episodes, 2014-2018
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Storyline

Based on the real life of Walter O'Brien, a genius with an IQ of 197. Walter is asked by Homeland Security to put together a special group of gifted individuals to troubleshoot the most difficult problems that the US & the world may encounter. Written by Blair

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This team is pure genius.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scorpion See more »

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Dolby

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

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Walter O'Brien: My name is Walter O'Brien. I have the fourth-highest IQ ever recorded: 197. Einstein's was 160. When I was 11, the FBI arrested for me for hacking NASA to get their blueprints for my bedroom wall. Now I run a team of geniuses, tackling worldwide threats only we can solve. Toby's our behaviorist. Sylvester's a human calculator. Happy, a mechanical prodigy. Agent Cabe Gallo is our government handler. And Paige? Well, Paige isn't like us; she's normal. She translates the world for us, while we ...
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Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Scorpion End Credits Theme
Written by Brian Tyler and Tony Morales
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Seems some reviewers take this far too seriously
24 September 2014 | by ToddTeeSee all my reviews

Evidently several reviewers who pan this show as "unrealistic" have never seen any of today's mega-hit action movies. They are all "unrealistic", "over the top", etc. They make no attempt to be realistic. They focus on being FUN.

An LA Times movie critic called this show "ridiculous, but fun". EXACTLY!!! If you want realism, watch a documentary. This show is intended to provide entertainment, pure and simple, and on that score I give it high marks. All of the actors are archetypes of the character types that they portray, and at that they seem to me to all excel. They are no different than the superhero genre of films that are raking in so many $$$ at the box office today.


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