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.
Reboot. Recharge. Rebel. (Season 2)
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Did You Know?
In the series Hester is one of the synths who resorts to killing humans, The name Hester is extremely close to Nestor which was the nick name given to the NS series robots in Issac Asimov's short story "little lost robot".
In the Asimov universe the NS series was the first series of robots to be built with a compromised first rule of robotics allowing them to allow humans to be harmed and even killed. See more