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Pure Genius 

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A young Silicon Valley tech-titan enlists a veteran surgeon with a controversial past in starting a hospital with a cutting-edge, new school approach to medicine.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dermot Mulroney ...  Dr. Walter Wallace 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Augustus Prew ...  James Bell 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Odette Annable ...  Dr. Zoe Brockett 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Reshma Shetty ...  Dr. Talaikha Channarayapatra 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Brenda Song ...  Angie Cheng 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Aaron Jennings ...  Dr. Malik Verlaine 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Ward Horton ...  Dr. Scott Strauss 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Randy Perry ...  Doctor 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Cullen Douglas ...  Louis Keating 8 episodes, 2016-2017
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A young Silicon Valley tech-titan enlists a veteran surgeon with a controversial past in starting a hospital with a cutting-edge, new school approach to medicine.

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tech giant, medical pioneer

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Official Sites:

Official Homepage on CBS

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bunker Hill See more »

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16:9 HD
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The original/working title was "Bunker Hill," the name of the private hospital on the show. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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Hokey but uplifting.
26 November 2016 | by kam57See all my reviews

Is it a perfect show? No! It has certainly got a few areas that need tweaking, but it has charm even so!!! Is the acting sketchy at times? Yes! In particular the actor playing the character of James can be incredibly annoying. He needs to work on nuances in his facial expressions instead of always relying on the pursed lips and furrowed brow approach. Are the story lines a bit one dimensional? Oh yeah!!! Whoever is writing this does need to get out into the real world for a bit as many of the character archetypes or story plots are limited in the extreme. Is much of the science possible as yet? Probably not!!!! But that's okay because most of us would like to think this will all be possible one day. This show has its flaws and yet I really really like it? Yep! Really!! It has huge potential and it is so nice to see hope, kindness and compassion as a theme instead of brutality, cruelty, bad behavior or hopelessness. In spite of its flaws, I find myself smiling and feeling happy while watching this show and I believe it should be given a chance to find it niche. I for one want Pure Genius to succeed and believe there is a place for shows with hope and heart.


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