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Scorpion: Season 1 (2014-2015)

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Critic Consensus: Typical procedural plotlines and boring characters using a distracting amount of geek-speak make Scorpion a forgettable show without sting.

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Walter O'Brien (Elyes Gabel), a computer genius, and some of his equally brilliant friends are recruited in Los Angeles by a special agent (Robert Patrick) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to investigate high-tech crimes. Initially, the group is hired to solve a crisis at LAX that leaves dozens of planes unable to land. During the case, O'Brien comes into contact with Paige Dineen (Katharine McPhee), a local waitress and mother of a mentally gifted son named Ralph (Riley B. Smith). Paige reluctantly joins the probe and proves to be an invaluable asset. She then becomes an official member of Team Scorpion. Other cases Scorpion investigates include the recovery of stealth technology in Bosnia, the discovery of a mole in the CIA, and the prevention of a nuclear reactor meltdown. In a more personal case, Ralph is questioned by the FBI after his dark Web game play inadvertently reveals the location of a CIA safe house and results in the murder of some CIA operatives. Eddie Kaye Thomas, Jadyn Wong and Ari Stidham also star.

Cast

Elyes Gabel
as Walter O'Brien
Robert Patrick
as Cabe Gallo
Katharine McPhee
as Paige Dineen
Eddie Kaye Thomas
as Toby Curtis
Jadyn Wong
as Happy Quinn
Ari Stidham
as Sylvester Dodd
Camille Guaty
as Megan O'Brien
Jack Guzman
as Team Leader
Daniel Zolghadri
as Young Walter
Joshua Leonard
as Mark Collins
Mykelti Williamson
as Gen. Walker
Julia Kelly
as Beach Girl
Desean Terry
as Agent Bates
Carla Toutz
as Walter's Mom
Emily Robinson
as 14-Year-Old Peg
Alicia Lagano
as Renee Connelly
Jessica Tuck
as Rebecca
Martin Thompson
as Tower Chief
Joel Gretsch
as Gov. Lane
Jake McLaughlin
as Jim Corbett
Corbin Bernsen
as Bob Connelly
Zoran Korach
as Slavomir
Glenn Keogh
as Walter's Dad
Linda Hunt
as Hetty Lange
Alimi Ballard
as Co-Pilot
Glenn Plummer
as Agent Keeler
Andy Buckley (II)
as Richard Elia
Angela Ai
as Dr. Tanner
Shohreh Aghdashloo
as Dr. Cassandra Davis
Lochlyn Munro
as Det. Jim Archer
Patrick St. Esprit
as Capt. James Pike
Michael Wiseman
as Fire Chief
Carlos Sanz
as Commander
Derrick McMillon
as Officer Waynecroft
Navid Negahban
as Agent Khara
Raphael Sbarge
as Curator Paulson
Kid Cudi
as Peyton Temple
Ace Marrero
as Javier Barrios
Amber Friendly
as Elise Carey
Eric Davis
as Officer Kinkirk
Stuart McLean
as Mr. Creevy
Sandra Cevallos
as Judge Stone
Method Man
as Lucky the King
Joseph Baird
as Bomb Squad Sergeant
Dominique Razon
as Concierge
Christine Garver
as Rosa Barrios
Lissa Pallo-Strong
as Museum Guard
Con Schell
as Dustin McBride
Jamie McShane
as Mechanic
David Burr
as Gordon Tooley
Bryan Krasner
as Jed Hausler
Matt Gerald
as Owen Sugar
Jake Matthews
as Bartender
Carl McDowell
as Grungy Criminal
Josh Keaton
as Phil Daniels
Jamal Duff
as Henchman
Heather McPhaul
as Meter Maid
Erick Avari
as Richter
Michael Boucher
as Maintenance Guy
Daniel Phai
as Mansion Guard
Josh Clark
as Supervisor Elkins
Mike Powers
as Jacques Labeaux
Leith Burke
as Surgeon
Aaron Krebs
as Hospital Tech
Robert Smythe
as Teenage Walter
Emma Fassler
as Richter's Assistant
Gina St. John
as Newscaster
Carol Herman
as Casino Woman
Peter Jason
as General
Reece Rios
as Alfonse Sojo
Gisela Kovach
as Mrs. Mueller
Brennan Feonix
as SWAT Leader
Kelley Jakle
as Janice Keller
Nick Gracer
as Thug #1
Justin Rupple
as Jerry Dowdell
Frank Crim
as Foreman
J. Doc Farrow
as Guard Rivas
Joe Ordaz
as Vasquez
Rajan Velu
as Kiosk Operator
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Critic Reviews for Scorpion: Season 1

All Critics (48) | Top Critics (21)

A genius probably didn't write the script.

September 19, 2014 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
Top Critic

If you don't think about its underlying exploitation of mental illness, it's easy enough to get lost in and forget about the troubles of the real world.

September 18, 2014 | Full Review…

What I really want is simple: a weekly series based on one of my all-time favorite films: the 1992 caper flick Sneakers. Unfortunately, Scorpion is no Sneakers; it's much more flat-footed.

September 17, 2014 | Full Review…

Homeland it's not. It's just another case-of-the-week procedural, and McPhee seems out of place as the diner waitress who falls in with the 'Big Bang'-ers.

September 15, 2014 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Eddie Kaye Thomas ("American Pie") is fun as the occasionally felonious brainiac psychologist, but the rest of the characters are pretty one-dimensional, that one dimension being their social awkwardness.

September 23, 2014 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Scorpion will provide familiar pleasures to viewers who like to know what's coming. Despite the title, this show has no sting.

September 22, 2014 | Full Review…

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