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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 it's 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
Thusitha Jayasundera ...  Neha / ... 13 episodes, 2016-2018
Will Tudor ...  Odi / ... 14 episodes, 2015-2018
Billy Jenkins ...  Seraph Sam / ... 11 episodes, 2016-2018
Bella Dayne ...  Astrid 10 episodes, 2016-2018
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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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Reboot. Recharge. Rebel. (Season 2) See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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UK | USA | Sweden

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28 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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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 »

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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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