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Alphas: Season 1 (2011)




Critic Consensus: It treads familiar ground, but Alphas succeeds on the strength of its characters and brisk pacing.


Air date: Jul 11, 2011
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A team of people with extraordinary physical and mental abilities are known to the CIA and FBI as Alphas. Their purpose is to hone in their special powers to solve crimes committed by other up-and-coming Alphas. Among this group is Bill (Malik Yorba), who has extreme strength and Rachel (Azita Ghanizada) with the ability to enhance any of her five senses. There is also Cameron (Warren Christie) with super accurate aim and coordination. Gary (Ryan Cartwright) can see electromagnetic wavelengths … More

Network: SyFy
Premiere Date: Jul 11, 2011
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David Strathairn
as Dr. Leigh Rosen
Azita Ghanizada
as Rachel Myers
Laura Mennell
as Nina Theroux
Malik Yoba
as Bill Harken
Ryan Cartwright
as Gary Bell
Warren Christie
as Christian Hicks
John Pyper-Ferguson
as Stanton Parish
Brent Spiner
as Dr. Graham Kern
Valerie Cruz
as Agent Sullivan
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All Critics (26) | Top Critics (12)

It's that kind of science-fiction drama, one that understands that a little bit of bathos and banality will enrich the mix, rather than curdle it.

Full Review… | October 19, 2011
Independent (UK)

Alphas is a cut above the usual sci-fi tosh.

Full Review… | October 18, 2011

If Alphas can improve upon some of its core storytelling themes, it has definite potential.

Full Review… | July 12, 2011
TV Fanatic

SyFy's Alphas might have been a reasonable excuse for summer entertainment five years ago but we've seen too many shows like it in the last few to give this disappointment a pass.

Full Review… | July 11, 2011

Alphas is a good place to get a nice summer TV-fix for those seeking some superpowered entertainment with a more down-to-earth appeal.

Full Review… | July 11, 2011
IGN Movies

Penn's script, though often more functional than deft, moves things along at a brisk pace, and the actors have solid chemistry and make for a fun team.

Full Review… | July 11, 2011
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