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In the wake of a mysterious alien invasion, a family fights to stay together in a new world order.
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Series cast summary:
Josh Holloway ...  Will Bowman 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Sarah Wayne Callies ...  Katie Bowman 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Peter Jacobson ...  Alan Snyder 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Tory Kittles ...  Broussard 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Isabella Crovetti ...  Gracie Bowman 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Alex Neustaedter ...  Bram Bowman 36 episodes, 2016-2018
Amanda Righetti ...  Madeline 23 episodes, 2016-2017
Jacob Buster ...  Charlie Bowman 17 episodes, 2016-2018
Ally Walker ...  Helena / ... 16 episodes, 2016-2018
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Set in the near future, Colony centers on a family who must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together while trying to survive. They live in L.A., which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled and suffer the consequences. Written by malahide-107-163858

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Collaborate or resist. (Season 1) See more »


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English

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14 January 2016 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Bears a lot of resemblance to the video game series Half Life 2 (2005). There are never-seen alien overseers, with co-opted humans who act as an militaristic police force and proxy governers. A resistance in the oppressed population with sympathizers, as well as those who wish they wouldn't interfere. Furthermore there are large alien structures and walls that create blocs to section off populated areas, with drone machines that observe the civilian population and can inform on the authorities. As well, there are work camps, and prison complexes used as torture facilities. See more »

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Intriguing, gutsy dystopian mystery
21 May 2018 | by dissanctusSee all my reviews

I don't often write reviews, leaving this to more learned critics, but I just had to mention what a successful mix this is of drama and sci-fi thriller. The actors all do excellently, and the show benefits greatly from letting your imagination paint a worse picture due to what you don't see. There are ominous echoes of our own history here and there, as the occupying forces are rarely shown, but their power is obvious, especially given the traitorous collaboration of the government. This show really keeps me looking forward to more of the unraveling mystery; what is the true intention of these mysterious invaders? There are some gritty characters that work well and one feels for the family. The effects are few but shockingly effective. All throughout the series manages to maintain a tense paranoid atmosphere which never allows you to relax. I think it's a really good example of sci-fi TV and hope it continues until completion unlike so many promising shows today.


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