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BrainDead 

TV-14 | | Comedy, Drama, Horror | TV Series (2016)
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A government employee discovers that the cause of the tensions between the two political parties is a race of extraterrestrial insects eating the brains of the politicians.
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Series cast summary:
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ...  Laurel Healy 13 episodes, 2016
Danny Pino ...  Luke Healy 13 episodes, 2016
Aaron Tveit ...  Gareth Ritter 13 episodes, 2016
Tony Shalhoub ...  Red Wheatus 13 episodes, 2016
Nikki M. James ...  Rochelle Daudier 12 episodes, 2016
Johnny Ray Gill ...  Gustav Triplett 10 episodes, 2016
Paige Patterson ...  Scarlett Pierce 10 episodes, 2016
Jan Maxwell ...  Ella Pollack 9 episodes, 2016
Zach Grenier ...  Dean Healy 8 episodes, 2016
Megan Hilty ...  Misty Alise 8 episodes, 2016
Beth Malone ...  Claudia Monarch 8 episodes, 2016
Charlie Semine ...  Anthony Onofrio 7 episodes, 2016
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A young, fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. to discover two things: The government has stopped working, and alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill staffers.

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What's Eating Washington?


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English

Release Date:

13 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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This will be Aaron Tveit's first TV series since Graceland (2013). See more »

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Breath of fresh air TV needs right now!
4 August 2016 | by ArtAestheticsSee all my reviews

I mainly watch Netflix or Amazon shows lately. Saw this on Amazon and decided to give it a try. Wasn't expecting much. I don't enjoy political shows as such. I was hooked within the first 10 minutes. One of the best pilots I've seen. The protagonist Laurel, an idealist documentary film maker, gets caught in the web of politics & mystery during her casual visit with her political brother & dad in D.C.

We follow her as she discovers the crazy politics mixed with some sci-fi mystery. We quickly identify with her as she navigates the capitol like a fish out of water, yet can see underneath the surface with her astute mind. The characters & their interaction is really fun to watch.

I hope many people watch this brilliant show. It's really like nothing TV right now. I'd say it's a combination of Veep & The X-files done in the most brilliant way.


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