The Tomorrow People: Season 1 (2013 - 2014)

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Critic Consensus: A reboot of the 1970s cult series, The Tomorrow People suffers from a middling plot that feels cobbled together from better sci-fi dramas.

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Air date: Oct 9, 2013
2
Air date: Oct 16, 2013
3
Air date: Oct 23, 2013
4
Air date: Oct 30, 2013
5
Air date: Nov 6, 2013
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Air date: Nov 13, 2013
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Air date: Nov 20, 2013
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Air date: Dec 4, 2013
9
Air date: Dec 11, 2013
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Air date: Jan 15, 2014
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Series 1 of the sci-fi drama, based on a 1970s British series, follows a genetically advanced race, known as the Tomorrow People, who possess paranormal abilities of telekinesis, teleportation and telepathic communication. As the story begins, a seemingly normal teen named Stephen Jameson (Robbie Amell)begins to hear voices and teleporting in his sleep. He is soon befriended by the Tomorrow People's John (Luke Mitchell), Cara (Peyton List) and Russell (Aaron Yoo), who ask him to join them. Unfortunately, they are being hunted by Ultra, a paramilitary group of scientists led by the devious Dr. Jedikiah Price (Mark Pellegrino), who believe this new race is a threat to mankind and must be destroyed. When Price learns about Stephen, he asks him to join Ultra and promises him the ability to once again live a normal life with his family and his best friend Astrid (Madeleine Mantock). Stephen eventually chooses his own path to learn the truth about himself and solve the mystery of his father's mysterious disappearance.

Critic Reviews for The Tomorrow People Season 1

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (22)

[The Tomorrow People] if you're a connoisseur of teenage grandiosity and paranoia, is not a bad show.

Oct 9, 2013 | Full Review…

There's enough set in motion here to perhaps lure a small, loyal audience from week to week.

Oct 9, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The pilot is a pretty shameless rip-off of The Matrix, but without the intriguing virtual reality component.

Oct 9, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Even though the fate of the world is presumably at stake, as tends to be the case in these fantasies, this one just doesn't feel very rousing.

Oct 9, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The Tomorrow People pilot apes every touchstone of sci-fi cool.

Oct 9, 2013 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

Despite its title, The Tomorrow People is yesterday's news.

Oct 8, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

[It] is completely bogged down with rushed exposition, stale acting, and pointless action scenes that leave not much to look forward to.

Oct 9, 2013 | Rating: 3/10 | Full Review…

The Tomorrow People, we learn in an endless prattle of exposition...specializes in the "three T's": teleportation, telepathy, telekinesis. They forgot "tired," "tepid" and "too too derivative," which better describes the experience of meeting these kids.

Oct 9, 2013 | Full Review…

There's enough here to have me interested in watching more, and hoping things become more unpredictable.

Oct 9, 2013 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

This reboot is OK. It has possibilities. It also has problems.

Oct 9, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Tomorrow People: Season 1

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