Alphas is a science-fiction television series that follows a team of gifted individuals with unique abilities known as alphas. The alphas work together to solve crimes and protect the public from dangerous and power-hungry alpha criminals. The show explores the morality and consequences of manipulating and using special abilities for personal gain or to help others.
– David Strathairn as Dr. Lee Rosen
– Ryan Cartwright as Gary Bell
– Warren Christie as Cameron Hicks
– Azita Ghanizada as Rachel Pirzad
– Laura Mennell as Nina Theroux
– Malik Yoba as Bill Harken
First Episode Broadcast Date: July 11, 2011
Final Episode Broadcast Date: October 22, 2012
Total Number of Seasons: 2
Total Number of Episodes: 24
Alphas follows a team of extraordinary individuals who are handpicked by Dr. Lee Rosen to work together to solve crimes and protect the public from dangerous alpha criminals. Dr. Rosen is an eccentric neurologist who believes in the potential of alphas and works tirelessly to keep the team together despite their differences. The show is set in an alternate reality where advanced technology and the existence of alphas are a reality.
Each member of the alpha team has a unique ability that they must learn to control and master. Gary Bell can “read” wireless transmissions and communications which he uses to help the team gather information. Cameron Hicks has enhanced reflexes and marksmanship skills which make him a valuable asset in dangerous situations. Rachel Pirzad is a synesthete which allows her to have heightened senses and see through physical objects. Nina Theroux has the ability to manipulate people’s thoughts and emotions while Bill Harken has enhanced strength and durability.
As the team investigates different cases, they often come across dangerous alpha criminals who have used their powers for personal gain. The show explores the morality of using these powers and how they can be manipulated for both good and evil. The characters often struggle with the consequences of their abilities and how they affect their personal lives.
Alphas also delves into the personal lives of the characters as they navigate the challenges of forming relationships and dealing with their individual struggles. Dr. Rosen serves as a father figure to the team and often offers guidance and support when they need it most. The show also introduces other alpha characters and organizations that want to use their powers for their own agendas.
Through its two seasons, Alphas maintains a consistent and compelling storyline that builds upon the previous episodes. The show is filled with action, suspense, and drama that will keep viewers engaged and interested in the characters and their plight. Alphas is a must-watch show for fans of science-fiction, suspense, and drama.