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Killjoys 

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In the Quad, a planetary system on the brink of a bloody interplanetary class war, a fun loving trio of bounty hunters attempt to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants.
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Hannah John-Kamen ...  Dutch / ... 50 episodes, 2015-2019
Aaron Ashmore ...  Johnny Jaqobis / ... 50 episodes, 2015-2019
Luke Macfarlane ...  D'avin Jaqobis 50 episodes, 2015-2019
Tamsen McDonough ...  Lucy / ... 50 episodes, 2015-2019
Thom Allison ...  Pree 39 episodes, 2015-2019
Rob Stewart ...  Khlyen 31 episodes, 2015-2019
Patrick Garrow ...  Turin 31 episodes, 2015-2019
Mayko Nguyen ...  Delle Seyah Kendry 29 episodes, 2015-2019
Kelly McCormack ...  Zeph 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Sean Baek ...  Fancy Lee 25 episodes, 2015-2019
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Killjoys is a fast-paced space adventure about a trio of hard-living, party-loving bounty hunters working for the R.A.C., (Reclamation and Apprehension Coalition), an Independent interplanetary organization of assassins and retrieval experts who are known across the J cluster as Killjoys. The show centers on their lives and activities in the Quad--a heavily populated planetary system--ruled by a tyrannical class-based corporation known as the company. With the whole system verging on revolutionary war and their own bloody pasts finally catching up with them, the three struggle daily to maintain their R.A.C neutrality by focusing on the only law a Killjoy won't break "The Warrant is all". Written by Dave King

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Mayko Nguyen (Delle Seyah Kendry) and Morgan Kelly (Alvis Akari) have worked together previously, in the TV show 'Being Erica'. They played Antigone and Brent Kennedy respectively. See more »

Goofs

The series conceit of pluralizing "hells" and "gods" is applied inconsistently for the first two episodes. Following that the pattern largely holds although occasional guest stars get it wrong. See more »

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Terrible start, but gets better and better and better
5 January 2019 | by strassermarliesSee all my reviews

I'm only writing this review to tell the people: don't get fooled by the first couple episodes. This show looked like trash. A small and skinny woman with no muscles and no hips is supposed to be a badass fighter and so sexy. Of course she is black too. Diversity! Yeah. The bossy woman (sorry, the actress wasn't convincing AT ALL at the beginning) has two sidekicks, two good looking man. The first one is the typical nice guy, bff material, the other one is a very manly man, a soldier with a war trauma. Of course there is some sexual tension going on between him and the female lead. To make it short: I wasn't impressed. Slow motion scenes and those cringy one liners while fighting ('I like to dance') weren't helping either. I dropped it after episode two, and came back because I had nothing better to watch. Even though it was stupid, I didn't hate it. Well, so why the high rating? This show surprised me from the very beginning with the great world building. It reminds me a lot of Firefly and Cowboy Bebop. It was so excellent and creative in this area, that I was wondering how they decided to go with such cliche characters. The thing is: those characters aren't cliche. They did an incredible job with developing them over time. The chemistry between all of them is great (it reminds me of Supernatural in that matter), the story itself is one of the most suspenseful I have seen in a while. At the end of the day it's sci-fi fantasy and there may be some plotholes, but overall this is the kind of storytelling that I thought wouldn't exist anymore. It is really, really smart. Everything comes together so well, everything is exciting and suspenseful. The show is not too sexual (like many nowadays), but has some mature dialogues I really enjoy. This review doesn't do the show justice, which is a shame. But I tried.


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19 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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