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.

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.

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.

  

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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  1. says

    I really like this show. Kennex and Dorian’s partnership is refreshing, unlike some of the trash that comes from the new reality shows and night time soaps. Whenever I enjoy a show, I want it to be on at least a season. This is a keeper.

  2. Betty Boop says

    The show is a keeper I love it I hope Fox renews it will keep my fingers cross, DW doesn’t know what he’s talking about if you don’t like it don’t watch it change the channel.

  3. dw says

    There are too garbage cop shows on tv, this one is worse due to bad Sci fi. Cancel it and replace it with an original idea

  4. vash says

    This Is a really good show, I hope Fox renews it I am not a big fan of sci-fi but this show is the one show that I can honestly say has a lot of potential. I have recorded every episode from the pilot to “you are here”. I am keeping my fingers crossed and hope that Fox renews it.

  5. Freedom says

    Keep “Almost Human”. Great Buddy show. Gets better as it gets older. That is a good sign. Hope it gets more pubicity

  6. marci says

    Final comment… Almost Human has not been on long enough to make a final determination… In looking at ratings .. there are things being kept that have the same rating that are lesser quality shows..Give us more and the show more time to prove itself.. it truly is a keeper..

  7. marci says

    Almost human is a keeper, the players are good, the premise excellent.. About to have a hissy because it is not currently playing.

    Please please do not cancel. It is one of the best shows on.

  8. MK says

    This is one of the only good shows this season. It has a good premise, decent acting and character development which is usually never even considered in most shows.

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