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Aquarius 

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A gritty 1960s cop drama about LAPD detective Sam Hodiak and his trainee, who must deal with gangs, brutal crimes, changing times, family crises and unhinged manipulative small-time crook Charles Manson, who's slowly building his cult.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Duchovny ...  Sam Hodiak 26 episodes, 2015-2016
Grey Damon ...  Brian Shafe 26 episodes, 2015-2016
Gethin Anthony ...  Charles Manson 26 episodes, 2015-2016
Emma Dumont ...  Emma Karn / ... 24 episodes, 2015-2016
Claire Holt ...  Charmain Tully 24 episodes, 2015-2016
Chance Kelly ...  Detective Ed Cutler 23 episodes, 2015-2016
Brían F. O'Byrne ...  Ken Karn 22 episodes, 2015-2016
Ambyr Childers ...  Sadie / ... 21 episodes, 2015-2016
Michaela McManus ...  Grace Karn 21 episodes, 2015-2016
Whitney Rose Pynn ...  Minnie 18 episodes, 2015-2016
Milauna Jackson ...  Kristin Shafe 16 episodes, 2015-2016
David Meunier ...  Roy Kovic 16 episodes, 2015-2016
Jodi Harris ...  Opal 13 episodes, 2015-2016
Spencer Garrett ...  Hal Banyin 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Chris Sheffield ...  Walt Hodiak 11 episodes, 2015-2016
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Storyline

Los Angeles, 1967. Welcome to the Summer of Love. Aquarius stars David Duchovny as Sam Hodiak, a seasoned homicide detective whose investigations dovetail with the activities of real life cult leader Charles Manson in the years before he masterminded the most notorious killings of a generation, the Tate-LaBianca murders. A small time but charismatic leader with big plans, Manson has begun to build up his "family", recruiting vulnerable young men and women to join his cause. Teaming up with a young cop who will help him infiltrate Manson's circle, Hodiak is forced to see things through the questioning eyes of someone who came of age amongst the current anti-establishment counterculture. Edgy, addictive and visually stunning, the Age of Aquarius is here.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

"Sadie" is one of Manson's most loyal followers in the show. In real life, Sadie was Susan Atkins' nickname given to her by Manson. She became a born-again Christian in the mid-70's, renounced Manson, and died of a brain tumor while still incarcerated in 2009. See more »

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Sam Hodiak: [sarcastic] Aaaaw you are hurting my feelings, you know me so well.
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Truth is Stranger Than Fiction
17 June 2017 | by apache67See all my reviews

Anyone that has done some research on Manson, the family and all circumstances that surrounded them before during and after the horrific countless murders that climaxed with the Tate La Bianca ones and the three ring circus that was the trial, knows that there was no need for writers and producers to embellish or go off book. Fact is stranger than fiction, especially in this story, you can't make this stuff up. The cast of characters, hippies, ranchers, runaways, satanic cultists, vindictive hells angels, black militants they re all there along with riff raff of all kind. Just read Ed Sanders The Family and Helter Skelter. There was no need to embellish, and the kids are way to contemporary. Some of the girls sound like jappy valley girls.


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