- TV series: “Alphas (20011-2012)
- Creators: Zak Penn, Michael Karnowz
- Seasons: 2
- Release Date: 11 July 2011 (USA)
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- Genre: Action | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
- Plot Summary: Five ordinary people are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas — people with the unique power to stretch the capabilities of the human mind giving them superhuman physical and mental abilities.
Operating within the Defense Criminal Investigation Service of the U.S. Department of Defense and led by preeminent neurologist and psychiatrist Dr. Lee Rosen, an expert in Alpha phenomena, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities. As they work against the clock to solve this new brand of crime, they must prevent their own personality differences and disparate backgrounds from interfering with their ultimate mission to catch the enemy.
Summer Glau as Skylar Adams
Season 1, Episode 7: Catch and Release
Original Air Date: 22 August, 2011
A young Alpha with the ability to create powerful inventions from common items goes missing, and Rosen and his team are called upon to find her… and protect her.
Season 2, Episode 6: Alphaville
Original Air Date: 27 August, 2012
Rosen enlists Skylar’s help to decode Parish’s Alpha technology and endangers her life and the life of her daughter.
Season 2, Episode 12: Need to know
Original Air Date: 15 October, 2012
Dr. Rosen (David Strathairn) kidnaps and interrogates an Alpha prisoner forcing the team to wonder how far Rosen will go to avenge the death of his daughter Dani. Meanwhile, Harken (Malik Yoba) and Gary (Ryan Cartwright), desperately search for Skylar Adams (Glau), only to discover that Stanton Parish (recurring guest star John Pyper-Ferguson) has imprisoned her in a twisted form of captivity.
Season 2, Episode 13: God’s eye
Original Air Date: 22 October, 2012
Separated from his team and haunted by vivid hallucinations of his daughter, Dani (guest star Kathleen Munroe), an increasingly desperate Dr. Rosen seeks a final confrontation with malevolent Alpha leader Stanton Parish. Meanwhile, his team of Alphas, with Skylar’s help, battles both the clock and their issues of mutual distrust to try and thwart Parish’s deadly plans.