In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human is transforming the way we live.
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Series cast summary:
Katherine Parkinson ...  Laura Hawkins 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Gemma Chan ...  Mia / ... 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Lucy Carless ...  Mattie Hawkins 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Tom Goodman-Hill ...  Joe Hawkins 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Colin Morgan ...  Leo Elster / ... 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Theo Stevenson ...  Toby Hawkins 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Ivanno Jeremiah ...  Max 23 episodes, 2015-2018
Pixie Davies ...  Sophie Hawkins 23 episodes, 2015-2018
Emily Berrington ...  Niska 23 episodes, 2015-2018
Ruth Bradley ...  DI Karen Voss / ... 20 episodes, 2015-2018
Neil Maskell ...  DS Pete Drummond / ... 14 episodes, 2015-2016
Will Tudor ...  Odi / ... 14 episodes, 2015-2018
Thusitha Jayasundera ...  Neha / ... 13 episodes, 2016-2018
Billy Jenkins ...  Seraph Sam / ... 11 episodes, 2016-2018
Bella Dayne ...  Astrid 10 episodes, 2016-2018


Humans is set in a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a Synth - a highly-developed robotic servant eerily similar to its live counterpart. In the hope of transforming the way they live, one strained suburban family purchases a refurbished synth only to discover that sharing life with a machine has far-reaching and chilling consequences. Written by ahmetkozan

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Made in our image. Out of our control. (Season 1) See more »


Drama | Sci-Fi


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In her best-known TV series, The IT Crowd, Katherine Parkinson plays a character who is placed in a position of authority over a computer department, despite her lack of knowledge about and dislike of computers. Likewise, in Humans, Parkinson's character is unwillingly placed in a position of authority over a computerized synthetic person, despite her lack of knowledge about and dislike of synths. See more »


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Tight storytelling, great plot, interesting characters, & exceptional acting
11 August 2017 | by brian-119-173475See all my reviews

I'll admit I sat on watching this for a while, I thought it would be boring but wow was I wrong, I love this show! It has a great plot, tight storytelling, interesting characters, and exceptional acting. Whats not to love!

Really appreciate the 8 episode seasons, it lets the writers tell a great story without having to add in filler to spread the story out to 10-13 episodes and it leaves you wanting more. Needless to say it's an easy binge.

If you haven't seen this series and you're a science fiction fan you really need to check this out. Like I mentioned earlier, I put off watching this show for a while. I thought it be boring and be more drama then syfy, that isn't the case.

I don't understand why it doesn't air in the US the same time as it airs in the UK? I think the US ratings would be much higher if it did.

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28 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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