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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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John McNamara
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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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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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Murder. Madness. Manson. See more »


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USA

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English

Release Date:

28 May 2015 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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On October 1st NBC announced that Aquarius had been cancelled after 2 seasons. See more »

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Sam Hodiak: [sarcastic] Aaaaw you are hurting my feelings, you know me so well.
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"The Following" set in the 1960s...
29 May 2015 | by m_imdb-905-691213See all my reviews

...and that's okay! There's a serial-killer cult-leader who has dirt on various officials, a follower who has reservations, a down-and-dirty ethically-challenged cop teamed with an idealistic partner with a scandalous (for the time period) secret, all mixed with classic music and drenched in sepia.

The acting is reasonable (not great, but not horrible... especially for network television) with some good portrayals by serial-killer Manson (Gethin Anthony) and good-cop Damon (Brian Shafe), and the sub-plots give a good sense of place (civil rights issues, drugs, sexuality).

The beginning is a bit slow, but you would expect that (it's not the type of show where you'd jump straight into a manhunt or anything). It's probably a bit more on the character drama- side than the action-side, so keep that in mind.

In the continuum of shows out there I'd rather watch this than The Americans, but I'd throw Aquarius under the bus for Hell on Wheels.


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