The Tomorrow People: Season 1 (2013-2014)
Critic Consensus: A reboot of the 1970s cult series, The Tomorrow People suffers from a middling plot that feels cobbled together from better sci-fi dramas.
Season 1 of the sci-fi drama, based on a 1970s British series, follows a genetically advanced race, known as the Tomorrow People, who possess paranormal abilities of telekinesis, teleportation and telepathic communication. As the story begins, a seemingly normal teen named Stephen Jameson (Robbie Amell)begins to hear voices and teleporting in his sleep. He is soon befriended by the Tomorrow People's John (Luke Mitchell), Cara (Peyton List) and Russell (Aaron Yoo), who ask him to join them. … More
as Stephen Jameson
as John Young
as Jedikiah Price
as Killian McCrane
as The Founder
as Stephen's Father
as Stephen's Mom
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The show feels trapped in the past, a slave to the conventions of the '70s British series on which it's based, and to a slew of modern genre clichés.
The show can do cases of the week from multiple perspectives, and it has an inherent tension of the "inside man" that provides an overarching plot across the whole season.
The Tomorrow People can stand well enough on its own and has a good chance of becoming as popular as Arrow.
The Tomorrow People could represent the next step in The CW's evolution, so long as it's allowed to utilize all the latent potential on display in this first episode.
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