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Almost Human

Almost Human TV show on FOXNetwork: FOX
Episodes: 13 (hour)
Seasons: One

TV show dates: November 17, 2013 — March 3, 2014
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly, Mackenzie Crook, Michael Irby, and Lili Taylor.

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TV show description:
This sci-fi police drama takes place 35 years into the future, in the year 2048. It’s a world in which police officers are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids.

Detective John Kennex (Karl Urban) is a cop who’s survived one of the most catastrophic attacks ever made against the police department. He wakes up after a 17-month coma. He can’t remember much — except that his partner was killed. He’s lost one of his legs and is now outfitted with a highly sophisticated synthetic appendage. He suffers from depression, mental atrophy, trauma-onset OCD, PTSD and the “psychological rejection of his synthetic body part.”

John returns to work at the encouragement of his longtime ally, Captain Sandra Maldonado (Lili Taylor). Every cop must now be paired with a robot and, despite his passionate aversion to androids, John is no exception.

He’s partnered with a battle-ready MX-43 model. He abruptly terminates this pairing after the robot discovers incriminating information about him. As a result, technician Rudy Lom (Mackenzie Crook) introduces John to Dorian (Michael Ealy), a discontinued android with unexpected emotional responses.

Although these responses were deemed flaws, it’s these “flaws” that John relates to Dorian most — John is part-machine and Dorian is part-human. John and Dorian’s understanding of each other not only complements them, it connects them.

As he adjusts to working with his new partner, John also must learn to get along with his new colleagues, like the sharp and insightful human intelligence analyst Detective Valerie Stahl (Minka Kelly) and Detective Richard Paul (Michael Irby), a distrustful man who doesn’t welcome John back with open arms.
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Series Finale

Episode #13 – Straw Man
Kennex and Dorian revisit the past when a string of murders are similar to those committed by a serial killer who was put in jail by Kennex’s father. Dorian gets his first performance review after being reactivated.
First aired: March 3, 2014.

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What do you think? Do you like the Almost Human TV series? Do you think it should have been cancelled or renewed for another season?

 

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Nanc April 20, 2015 at 4:11 pm

One of the best shows I have seen in a while, Fox bring it backkkkk

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darci April 18, 2015 at 11:06 pm

Why would you stop that great show

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Angela April 16, 2015 at 8:40 pm

We could not believe this was cancelled it was an amazing show being it back it was different!!! Just like firefly I guess you have to cancel the good shows early:(

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jack perica April 1, 2015 at 12:08 pm

i really enjoyed this show. its hard to believe it was canceled. i would really enjoy seeing this show brought back to tv. very entertaining, unique program bring it back.

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Tasha March 31, 2015 at 2:33 pm

I loved this show I got to see Mr. Ealy weekly!!! Seriously the episodes we great.
Bring it back!!!

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Lisa March 30, 2015 at 11:58 pm

My husband and I loved this show. Really cancelled? That sucks!!!!!

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Liam March 29, 2015 at 10:57 pm

Amazing show! Can’t believe it was cancelled.

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Ria Ocampo March 27, 2015 at 2:02 am

This series is “THE BEST”. You should make more of it. :D
please please

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GAYLE March 23, 2015 at 7:03 pm

I WANT ALMOST HUMAN BACK
WAS A GREAT SHOW

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Mary Beth March 22, 2015 at 11:32 pm

This is one of the best series I have ever seen. I bought the DVD. You really need to make more. All of the characters mesh so good.

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Bruce March 16, 2015 at 2:07 pm

This show was AWSOME!!! It was new and it was different. It wasn’t the same old thing in a new wrapper, and I was sorry that it was canceled. is there any chance it will be resurrected?

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