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Alphas 

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Alphas is a science fiction drama focusing on a team that investigates people with supernatural abilities.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Strathairn ...  Dr. Lee Rosen 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Ryan Cartwright ...  Gary Bell 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Warren Christie ...  Cameron Hicks 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Azita Ghanizada ...  Rachel Pirzad 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Laura Mennell ...  Nina Theroux 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Malik Yoba ...  Bill Harken 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Mahershala Ali ...  Nathan Clay 12 episodes, 2011-2012
John Pyper-Ferguson ...  Stanton Parish 10 episodes, 2011-2012
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Storyline

Following the death of a witness in a court case, Dr. Lee Rosen leads a team of "Alphas", (advanced human beings) who have number of special skills that makes them a formidable team. As Rosen mentors them and teaches the team to harness their considerable skills, they begin to realize that there are powerful forces behind the courthouse murder, including one of their own. Written by Anonymous

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TV-14

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USA

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English | Persian

Release Date:

11 July 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Section 8 See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Dolby Digital | DTS (5.1)

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16:9 HD
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Callum Keith Rennie played Ray McDere on the tv show version of The Firm, and David Stathairn played the same character in the film version of The Firm. See more »

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[opening theme]
Trey Lockerbie: [singing] Don't take "no" for an answer / 'nd there's no telling where we've been... / 'Cause people don't understand, understand, understand / People don't understand / People like me.
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Excellent Characters, Interesting Writing
19 August 2011 | by wmhoggSee all my reviews

This is going to be short because I've rated this a 10, with nothing but delight over how this show is progressing.

I just finished watching "Bill and Gary's Excellent Adventure". With Fringe off the air until the Fall, I really have to say that I have found a satisfying summer replacement.

The character's interactions are very creative and entertaining. Each character has flaws that make this so much more intriguing than a super-hero action team, perfect and powerful in their own right, whose main test is to overcome some all-powerful evil.

I hope this show gets renewed, The big shock is that the Sci-Fi Channel, (SyFY) is hosting this program. This is heads and tails above their other fare, but a welcome surprise.

I have to say that I think Gary is emerging as my favorite character in the series.


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