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Hundreds of years from now, surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time, into people of the 21st century, while attempting to change the path of humanity.

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Series cast summary:
Eric McCormack ...  Grant MacLaren 34 episodes, 2016-2018
MacKenzie Porter ...  Marcy Warton 34 episodes, 2016-2018
Nesta Cooper ...  Carly Shannon 34 episodes, 2016-2018
Jared Abrahamson ...  Trevor Holden 34 episodes, 2016-2018
Reilly Dolman ...  Philip Pearson 34 episodes, 2016-2018
Patrick Gilmore ...  David Mailer 28 episodes, 2016-2018
Leah Cairns ...  Kathryn MacLaren / ... 27 episodes, 2016-2018
J. Alex Brinson ...  Jeff Conniker 23 episodes, 2016-2018
Jennifer Spence ...  Grace Day 18 episodes, 2016-2018
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Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These Travelers assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly working as teams to perform missions in order to save humanity from a terrible future. These travelers are: FBI Special Agent Grant MacLaren, the team's leader; Marcy, a young, intellectually disabled woman in the care of her social worker, David; Trevor, a high school quarterback; Carly, a single mom in an abusive relationship; and Philip, a heroin-addicted college student. Armed only with their knowledge of history and an archive of social media profiles, the travelers discover that 21st century lives and relationships are as much a challenge as their high-stakes missions. Written by ahmetkozan

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23 December 2016 (USA) See more »

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As is often the case for programs filmed in British Columbia, of the seven main credited cast members, a majority have appeared on Supernatural (2005). Only Eric McCormack and Jared Abrahamson have not done so. See more »

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Superb New Series You'll Want To Keep Watching
11 December 2016 | by RubyRed33See all my reviews

This is a unique show, different from other time travel scenarios, in the way it is written, acted, and how well it's produced. I'd actually call it THE new break-out series to watch for 2016. It's nice to know there are still true Creatives working in the industry who can produce a gripping, interesting program without the benefit of a huge budget or glossing every other scene over in tons of fancy CGI.

I wouldn't mind just a bit more in the special effects arena, but there is a Realness to the plot/episodes that manages to transcend the lack of technical effects, which let's the viewer's imagination do some of the best work. That may be the singular quality that makes it so phenomenal to watch! I also think that as this sci-fi series grows its following, Travelers could be a lot like other Cult Favorites that were lower budget but grew up --just enough-- to start incorporating a few more well-placed, topically-consistent special effects (think Lost Girl, Fringe, DW, Orphan Black, etc).

The plot is well-premised, based on a peek at a frightening future that is almost too easy for viewers to conjure up on their own. Travelers may be firmly anchored in Here and Now, but the Future and Past are folded into the Present with excellent story lines and smooth, logical character development. This yields amazingly restrained but thoughtful performances from the actors, including the ever-talented Eric McCormack (in, what may very well be, the best role of his career). The episodes are so subtle yet intense that each one will grab you by the brain and you won't want to stop watching. I've re-watched the pilot episode a few times now, and it still hasn't gotten old. Like a very good book, each new pass yields a little more for the imagination to chew on.

I highly recommend this gem of a show and truly hope Travelers gets picked up for a long, healthy run. Fingers crossed!


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