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An average twenty-eight-year-old man who gains the ability to use the full extent of his brain's capabilities is hired by the F.B.I. as a consultant.

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Series cast summary:
Jake McDorman ...  Brian Finch 22 episodes, 2015-2016
Jennifer Carpenter ...  Rebecca Harris 22 episodes, 2015-2016
Hill Harper ...  Spellman Boyle 22 episodes, 2015-2016
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ...  Nasreen Pouran 22 episodes, 2015-2016
Tom Degnan ...  Agent Ike 19 episodes, 2015-2016
Colin Salmon ...  Jarrod Sands 15 episodes, 2015-2016
Michael James Shaw ...  Agent Mike 14 episodes, 2015-2016
Ron Rifkin ...  Dennis Finch 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Michael Devine ...  James 'Tech' Padgett 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Megan Guinan ...  Rachel Finch 10 episodes, 2015-2016
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An average twenty-eight-year-old man who gains the ability to use the full extent of his brain's capabilities is hired by the F.B.I. as a consultant.

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USA

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22 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Limitless See more »

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One of the companies that Brian visits, "Ubient", and his favorite band, "Goatwhore", have been used on Elementary (2012). See more »

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Brian Finch: I can be really annoying when I'm on NZT.
Agent Ike: We've noticed.
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Fine example of how TV show can evolve from average to excellent
17 December 2015 | by steefan-92See all my reviews

As title says, this show was off to your average TV show, with plain plot, an average cast and you know, all other things that we had seen by now. To plot was center around NZT drug and one propagandist, while efficiently ignored other characters, their side of story.

It was washed down crime TV show with main character who is on NZT and only real plot was around NZT for good half of show, with little side tracks, that consisted of solving crime cases and throw backs to Brain story. That was for first half of first round of this season, however from episode 7, show evolved considerably.

They learned that if they are going to pull, second season or at least get full season rundown (which happened and i am so glad they pulled out), they need to grow bigger, risk more, start thinking outside of box. Oh, boy they did all of that and last episode of first round - episode 11 is result of all that.

I didn't go into any specifics , I wrote this review in general perspective, because until the season ends, there can't really be any objective based review, it's simply too early for any final thoughts . That said I really urge anyone to give it a shot because it deserves it (being #2 most watched show on CBS should speak for it self).

Edit 1: With a show one episode away from season ending and having watched part one of finale, I have to say, hands down to a team, you had done incredibly job.

TV show had become everything I hoped for, when they order full seasons, I laughed, felt sad, confused and etc. They explored multiple characters, their agenda, motives, feelings, experimented with risky directions and so on.

However, ultimate thing that really shines is how every peace of story, every peace of puzzle has fallen into place and I don't have words to express how much I recommend this show, so stop reading,go ahead and watch.


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