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Persons Unknown: Season 1 (2010)



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This mystery-drama series follows seven strangers who are abducted and locked in hotel rooms under constant surveillance as they try to escape, build friendships and discover betrayals. Escaping isn't all it's cracked up to be, though, as the group are constantly tested, often put in life or death situations. Gerald Kyd stars as Mark Renbe, a reporter searching for his missing ex-wife, who happens to be one of the abductees.


Jason Wiles
as Joe Tucker
Alan Ruck
as Charlie Morse
Daisy Betts
as Janet Cooper
Chadwick Boseman
as Sergeant Graham McNair
Lola Glaudini
as Kat Damatto
Tina Holmes
as Moira Doherty
Kate Lang Johnson
as Tori Fairchild
Gerald Kyd
as Mark Renbe
Kandyse McClure
as Erika Taylor
Sean O'Bryan
as Bill Blackham
Alan Smyth
as Liam Ulrich
Joanna Lipari
as Angela Barragan
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Critic Reviews for Persons Unknown: Season 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (6)

Persons Unknown isn't built around an ensemble of characters who are engaging in their own right, beyond the mildly provocative situation they're in.

June 7, 2010 | Full Review…

We feel only a marginal bond with the characters - which is presumably the main reason someone who isn't a hard-core sci-fi fan would watch.

June 7, 2010 | Full Review…

"Persons Unknown" is a good show, definitely a decent summer bit of popcorn entertainment.

June 19, 2018 | Full Review…

A series that doesn't give viewers enough reason to care in its premiere episode.

June 7, 2010 | Full Review…

The premiere is heavy on set-up and light on action. It's more about mood than plot. Whether that will hold up over 13 hours is questionable.

June 7, 2010 | Full Review…

Let's just go ahead declare all Persons Unknown as dead, stuck in the Hotel Purgatory. Get a room someplace else.

June 7, 2010 | Full Review…

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