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Wayward Pines 

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A Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic town. He soon learns that he may never get out of Wayward Pines alive.

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Chad Hodge
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2016   2015  
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Siobhan Fallon Hogan ...  Arlene Moran 16 episodes, 2015-2016
Toby Jones ...  Dr. Jenkins / ... 15 episodes, 2015-2016
Shannyn Sossamon ...  Theresa Burke 14 episodes, 2015-2016
Hope Davis ...  Megan Fisher 14 episodes, 2015-2016
Tom Stevens ...  Jason Higgins 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Charlie Tahan ...  Ben Burke 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Carla Gugino ...  Kate Hewson 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Melissa Leo ...  Nurse Pam 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Matt Dillon ...  Ethan Burke 10 episodes, 2015
Jason Patric ...  Dr. Theo Yedlin 10 episodes, 2016
Nimrat Kaur ...  Rebecca Yedlin 10 episodes, 2016
Josh Helman ...  Xander Beck 10 episodes, 2016
Kacey Rohl ...  Kerry Campbell 10 episodes, 2016
Djimon Hounsou ...  CJ Mitchum 10 episodes, 2016
Tim Griffin ...  Adam Hassler 9 episodes, 2015-2016
Christopher Meyer ...  Mario 9 episodes, 2016
Reed Diamond ...  Harold Balinger 8 episodes, 2015
Michael Garza ...  Frank Armstrong 7 episodes, 2016
Emma Tremblay ...  Lucy 7 episodes, 2016
Donny Lucas ...  True Believer #2 / ... 7 episodes, 2015-2016
Rochelle Okoye ...  Margaret / ... 7 episodes, 2016
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Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrives in the bucolic town of Wayward Pines, ID, on a mission to find two missing federal agents. But instead of answers, Ethan's investigation only turns up more questions. What's wrong with Wayward Pines? Each step closer to the truth takes Ethan further from the life he knew, from the husband and father he was, until he must face the terrifying reality that he may never get out of Wayward Pines alive. Written by Fox

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A place to die for. (Season 1) See more »


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USA

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English

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14 May 2015 (USA) See more »

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Marks the second FOX show with Terrence Howard (Sheriff Pope). The first is Empire (2015). See more »

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Megan Fisher: Sometimes, the choices one makes can lead to consequences we don't intend.
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It's a shame that it's over after just two seasons
20 April 2017 | by Bored_DragonSee all my reviews

It's a shame that it's over after just two seasons

A year ago, I watched the first season and, since it was a well-rounded story that does not require a continuation, and since the second season has picked up predominantly bad criticism, I gave up on further watching. A few days ago, I changed my mind and watched the series all the way through. Do not make the mistake I made and believe bad reviews, because the second season is excellent, and in some aspects maybe better than the first one. I guess bad reviews are the result of a big difference between seasons, but the fact that the second season deviated from the patterns of the first does not make it worse, just different. While the first season is a mindfak mystery and is based on confusing plot and mystical atmosphere, the second season is a post-apocalyptic SF drama. While the first season puzzles you and makes you guess, the second gives answers but, because of the strong interpersonal relationships, life dramas and several unexpected surprises and plot twists, it isn't any less exciting than the first. I believe it could have been better, but it's great anyway and it's a real shame they gave up on it after just two seasons. Don't let the fact it's canceled dissuade you from watching it, because both seasons are rounded wholes, that leave room for a continuation, but don't require it. There are no unresolved cliffhangers.

P.S. I did not mention anything about the story itself, because even the briefest summary would be an unforgivable spoiler.

8/10


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