Critic Consensus: Unbelievable characters aside, Primeval is old-fashioned, fantastical family fare with decent visuals and a sense of adventure.
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The science is overshadowed by the action, and on that front the show is fairly standard.
The main problem with the show is the stupidity factor -- all those moments that make you say "that just doesn't make any sense" within the context of the show, and these moments are legion.
Primeval is a fun show filled with action and effects, emotion and intrigue, small blondes in smaller underwear... but as fantastic as all of that is, it's the characters that hooked me and made the series required viewing.
It's a rollicking adventure with decent special effects and better stories and character development than, say, Sci Fi Channel's Eureka.
The result here is a good old-fashioned big-screen adventure flick writ small to fit the confines of your LCD.
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