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Extant 

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An astronaut struggles to learn how she became pregnant while on a thirteen-month-long solo space mission.

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Mickey Fisher
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Halle Berry ...  Molly Woods / ... 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Pierce Gagnon ...  Ethan Woods 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Grace Gummer ...  Julie Gelineau 26 episodes, 2014-2015
Tyler Hilton ...  Charlie Arthurs 20 episodes, 2014-2015
Goran Visnjic ...  John Woods 16 episodes, 2014-2015
Lynnanne Zager ...  G.I.N.A. 14 episodes, 2014-2015
Hiroyuki Sanada ...  Hideki Yasumoto 13 episodes, 2014
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ...  JD Richter 13 episodes, 2015
Michael O'Neill ...  Alan Sparks 13 episodes, 2014
Camryn Manheim ...  Sam Barton 13 episodes, 2014
Kiersey Clemons ...  Lucy 11 episodes, 2015
Maury Sterling ...  Gordon Kern 11 episodes, 2014
David Morrissey ...  Tobias Shepherd 11 episodes, 2015
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An astronaut (Berry) returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history. Written by Anonymous

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Life always finds a way

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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USA

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English

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9 July 2014 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan and David Morrissey played villains in The Walking Dead (2010). See more »

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Boring mish-mosh of random elements
11 July 2014 | by mike-ryan455See all my reviews

I watched the pilot of Extant tonight. I know these shows can get better or worse, but right now this one is not ready for prime time.

I don't rate shows first by the stars or the special effects. I rate them by the script. This one is pretty confused. It was as if they tried to toss in so many elements that something had to stick. Just repeating the stuff I had also seen in the trailers, we have a wife who was alone in space for a year who comes back pregnant, we have a rather creepy husband who made their robotic child and we have a dark and shadowy figure who passed cryptic notes. We got some details on these in the pilot but for every question we got a few details about we got three more balls tossed up in the air. Some feel randomly selected. Others are just too painfully obvious.

Second I'll talk about the cast. It was lackluster. Halle Berry was just out of her depth and she wasn't eye candy. In fact, she looks quite shopworn to me, almost beyond the age to be pregnant. I dislike the husband. He is even worse.

Oh, yes, ahm, the special effects. They were OK. I have seen better on shorts that people with love and imagination do at home but they did the job just fine.

I like Sci Fi and I gave them one extra star just for it being sort of Sci Fi. I really hope they can pull it together but somehow I think it will be another big budget flop.


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