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Limitless 

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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 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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Country:

USA

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English

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22 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Limitless See more »

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16:9 HD
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According to THR.com, this show was officially cancelled on May 25, 2016, the day after CBS President Glenn Geller was told that the producers were trying to find a home for the second season. He stated, "I'm truly sad to report that Limitless will not continue on any platform. Thanks so much to everyone who watched." 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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Spun-off from Limitless (2011) See more »

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Great entertainment! I loved the movie and really enjoyed the pilot.
27 September 2015 | by roguecritic42See all my reviews

I don't get all these bad reviews. Anyways, I loved it. Jake McDorman I liked seeing on screen again, I remember watching him in Greek, a show I loved to watch. Jennifer Carpenter brings back all the fond memories I had of watching Dexter. Bradley Cooper, the Academy Award winning actor who stared in the original Limitless movie, come on! what more could you ask for in an acting cast?

Now to the show: If your like me and loved shows like Elementary, the Sherlock reboot, The Mentalist, Forever, etc, etc, then I think you'll like this TV show.

I can't get enough of shows like that. I've seen people criticize that type of genre, and because of that I don't think they should be commenting on this show at all. The "gimmick" of limitless has great potential. I look forward to seeing where they take it. This is not just a show about someone with genius observational skills like Elementary or Mentalist, it goes a step further. If you saw the movie you know what kind of effect NZT can have on a person, and it allows writers to take great creative liberties. I hope they really explore the limits of someone on NZT. I'm looking forward to seeing the rest of this season. I'm voting the first episode a 10 out of 10, because I couldn't have possibly enjoyed a pilot episode any more than I enjoyed this one. It felt like a genuine movie and I look forward to seeing the rest of this season.


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