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The Gifted: Season 1 (2017-2018)

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Critic Consensus: The Gifted's first season lays a solid foundation for an involving superhero drama that powers past the origin-story doldrums by focusing on grounded, topical stories over mindless action and special effects.

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Reed Strucker (Stephen Moyer), a district attorney who helps prosecute mutants for the government, goes on the run with his wife Caitlin (Amy Acker) and his children Lauren (Natalie Alyn Lind) and Andy (Percy Hynes White) when the children turn out to be mutants too and become targets of the government Reed works for. But hiding from the government's grasp proves to be a greater challenge than Reed expected, with Turner (Coby Bell), a cold-blooded Sentinel Services agent, sniffing them out at every turn. Reed and his family ironically turn to the mutant underground for help and get caught up in the mutant struggle for freedom and equality with the rest of humankind. The first season of "The Gifted" also stars Sean Teale as Eclipse, Jamie Chung as Blink, Emma Dumont as Polaris, and Blair Redford as Thunderbird.

Cast

Amy Acker
as Kate Stewart
Sean Teale
as Eclipse / Marcos Diaz
Jamie Chung
as Blink / Clarice Fong
Coby Bell
as Jace Turner
Emma Dumont
as Polaris / Lorna Dane
Blair Redford
as Thunderbird / John Proudstar
Percy Hynes-White
as Andy Strucker
Elena Satine
as Dreamer
Garret Dillahunt
as Dr Roderick Campbell
Joe Nemmers
as Agent Weeks
Frances Turner
as Paula Turner
Joe Nenners
as Agent Ed Weeks
Ptolemy Slocum
as Ted Laird
Matthew Tompkins
as D.A. Cal Jones
Sharon Gless
as Ellen Strucker
Paul Cooper
as Andreas Von Strucker
Frieda Toroman
as Young Ellen Strucker
Erin Way
as Sheila
Jaxon Rose Moore
as Grace Turner
Chris Butler
as Dr. Watkins
Dayna Beilenson
as Pedestrian No. 1
Caitlin Mehner
as Andrea Von Strucker
Adam Boyer
as Trask Security Guard
Ilan Srulovicz
as Interpol Officer
Michael Senior
as Substation Guard
Ray Campbell
as William
Christine Dunford
as DOJ Official
David Noroña
as Senator Montez
Ryan Czerwonko
as Angry-Looking Man
Eric Hunter
as Mutant Amputee
Courtney Dietz
as Angry Girl Mutant
Kate MacCallum
as Inertia Hound
Tess Malis Kincaid
as Campaign Manager
Bobby Hernandez
as Cartel Soldier #1
Gabriel Manak
as Lab Tech
Will Jones
as Cop #1
Aden Stay
as Man From Truck
Vanessa Aranegui
as SS Tech #2
Michael Milligan
as Gravity Hound
Adam Horwitz
as Cartel Soldier #2
Dawson Towery
as SS Agent #1
Elliot Grey
as Director Wolcott
Renes Rivera
as Hulking Mutant
Michelle Kim
as Chloe Tan ("Vicious")
Marco Schittone
as Young Boy
Raymond J. Barry
as Otto Strucker
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While there are undeniable parallels to discrimination and immigration, The Gifted is still a rather predictable, thrill-less hour of television that hasn't found a consistent source of drama, fun, or basic entertainment.

October 3, 2017 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

It focuses on an ordinary family instead of a team of heroes, but it can't be bothered with being anything more than a bland origin story.

October 3, 2017 | Full Review…
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This latest Marvel concoction is better than ABC's Marvel's Inhumans, which launched on Friday of last week. Still, an overall weariness prevails, perhaps even among the most fanatical Marvel diehards.

October 2, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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If The Gifted hones in more on the family aspects and less on Greater Conspiracies, Fox could have a fun X-Men lite ride on its hands. Just don't expect the same level of complexity as FX's Legion.

October 2, 2017 | Full Review…

The Gifted is off to a hugely promising start, and well worth watching.

October 2, 2017 | Full Review…
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"The Gifted" offers impressive special effects, topical conflicts and poignant acting as it asks: What would you do for your children?

September 29, 2017 | Full Review…

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