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In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.
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 Mia / ... (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Laura Hawkins (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Mattie Hawkins (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Joe Hawkins (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Max / ... (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Toby Hawkins (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Sophie Hawkins (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Leo / ... (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Niska (16 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 DI Karen Voss / ... (15 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 DS Pete Drummond / ... (14 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Odi (12 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Hester (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Dr. Athena Morrow (8 episodes, 2016)
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 V (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Hobb (8 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Fred (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Sally Synth (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Renie (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Dr. George Millican (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Vera (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Senior Technician (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Simon (7 episodes, 2015)
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In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.

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Made in our image. Out of our control. (Season 1)

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On the Persona Synthetics website, Sally is listed as a model PS Lundstrom S6-XI. Lars Lundström is the creator of the TV series "Äkta människor" of which "Humans" is an adaptation. See more »

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Featured in BAFTA Televsion Awards 2016 (2016) See more »

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OK - but nothing new in the genre.
18 August 2015 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I got into this after reading a 5-star review from a trusted journalist.

I have to say, though, it;s little more than a re-telling of the now age- old robot-gets-feeling trope covered: -comically in Short Circuit -deeply (and excellently) in BladRunner, and; -deeply / philosophically in the BattleStarGalactica reboot.

Against those, this series is simply 'ok'. It's very stylish in visuals, and slightly creepy... fairly decent entertainment. But it doesn't cover any new themes.

6/10.


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