Legion (2017–2019)
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Chapter 1 

A troubled young man battling mental illness wonders if the visions he experiences are real following a strange encounter with a fellow patient.

Director:

Noah Hawley

Writers:

Noah Hawley, Noah Hawley (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Stevens ... David Haller
Rachel Keller ... Syd Barrett
Aubrey Plaza ... Lenny Busker
Bill Irwin ... Cary Loudermilk (credit only)
Jeremie Harris ... Ptonomy Wallace
Amber Midthunder ... Kerry Loudermilk
Katie Aselton ... Amy Haller
Jean Smart ... Dr. Melanie Bird
Hamish Linklater ... Clark
David Selby ... Brubaker
David Ferry ... Dr. Kissinger
Ellie Araiza ... Philly
Matt Hamilton ... Ben
Brad Mann ... Rudy
Quinton Boisclair Quinton Boisclair ... Devil with the Yellow Eyes
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Storyline

David Haller, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he's confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real. Written by billyllewis

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Trivia

The pool where David is held during this episode is the same pool used in Travelers Season 3 Ep #6 in the mindscape scene when Hall is critically injured. See more »

Goofs

In the room with all the phrases on the wall in various languages, the Arabic one is written in the individual letters left-to-right instead of right-to-left which is how Arabic is written. See more »

Quotes

Lenny Busker: It's just spit, right? Human spit. Maybe he ate yogurt. Like, a creamy... Or what's he on, you think? Klonopin? Yeah, Klonopin'll Or hold the phone. Yogurt and Klonopin.
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Happy Jack
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Written by Pete Townshend
Performed by The Who
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The first series in a long time where the unexpected is expected!!!
24 March 2017 | by kamraheeshSee all my reviews

The last series that I watched so fresh was Broadchurch's first season. I mean wow what a pilot! Transitions were perfect acting was perfect and I can't comment on the story yet, just seen the first episode. But, with this solid beginning, I am sure this series is going to be great. For those who haven't watched it yet.

I would like to say if you are tired of predictable, daily series and want to see something that 'literally' makes you doubt every assumption you make of the story, this is it. Along with that story, the brilliance is in its cinematography.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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