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A billionaire bioengineer brings a dead police officer back to life.

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Rand Ravich
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2016  
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Series cast summary:
Robert Kazinsky ...  Jimmy Pritchard 11 episodes, 2016
Dilshad Vadsaria ...  Mary Goodwin 11 episodes, 2016
Adhir Kalyan ...  Otto Goodwin 11 episodes, 2016
Ciara Bravo ...  Gracie Pritchard 11 episodes, 2016
Vanessa Lengies ...  Alexa 11 episodes, 2016
Tim DeKay ...  Duval Pritchard 11 episodes, 2016
Scott Menville ...  Arthur 11 episodes, 2016
Amanda Detmer ...  Helen 8 episodes, 2016
Carmen Moore ...  Agent Sue Adair 8 episodes, 2016
Adan Canto ...  Connor Graff 5 episodes, 2016
Philip Baker Hall ...  Old Jimmy Pritchard 5 episodes, 2016
Robyn Daye Edwards ...  FBI Agent / ... 5 episodes, 2016
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It follows the life of Jimmy Pritchard, a 75-year-old former King County, Washington sheriff who was morally corrupt and later disgraced and forced to retire. After he is killed in a robbery at his son's home, Pritchard is brought back to life in the improved body of a younger man by billionaire tech-genius twins Mary and Otto Goodwin. However, despite having a new life and a chance to relive his life and find a new purpose, the temptations that led to his career being tarnished continue to haunt him Written by Soumik Ghosh

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Death gave him a second chance at life.

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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USA

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English

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13 January 2016 (USA) See more »

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Frankenstein See more »

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Dolby

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16:9 HD
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While it was under development the show was titled "Frankenstein". When FOX picked the show up to series it was titled "The Frankenstein Code". In August of 2015 FOX announced that the show had officially been re-named "Looking Glass". See more »

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Enjoyable Police-related Series With A Sci-Fi Twist
20 January 2016 | by atlasmbSee all my reviews

Jimmy Pritchard (Philip Baker Hall) is not the most lovable guy. He has always been irascible and too independent to be a team player. Now at age 75, the ex-sheriff resents the ravages of time. His son, Duval (Tim DeKay), is an FBI agent who plays by the book. He never lived up to his father's expectations.

Jimmy stumbles across some men breaking into his son's office and they terminate him. But his death catches the eye of a socially-handicapped savant (Adhir Kalyan as Otto Goodwin) who lives with his twin sister (Dilshad Vadsaria as Mary Goodwin)--a sister who is dying of cancer--and he devises a plan to apply his research in hopes of resurrecting Jimmy. His ultimate goal is to forestall Mary's imminent death.

Obviously, this falls squarely in the science fiction genre and it is not for all viewers.

I don't find any of these characters riveting, but I enjoy the intersection of their personalities. Jimmy is rough around the edges and headstrong. Duval is quiet and plays by the rules. And Mary is intelligent, but vulnerable due to her affliction. For various reasons, each needs the others. As of the second episode, I find this show enjoyable.

The final parameters of the show's episodic format are yet to be revealed, but I am watching to see how things develop.

Thus far, the twins are the most interesting part of the show, perhaps due to the acting, but all of these characters have plenty of room to grow.


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