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Almost Human chronicles human members of the Los Angeles Police Department that work alongside android counterparts. The show is set 35 years in the future and follows closely a police detective that has been out-of-the-loop for some time after losing a partner. In 2048, crime in Los Angeles has become almost uncontrollable. In a measure to restore order and maintain better control, each police officer is assigned an android partner. Detective John Kennix finds himself paired with Dorian, an android capable of human emotion. The show follows closely this unlikely duo as they begin and continue their partnership. Kennix finds himself less than enthusiastic about the new requirement by the police force to have android partners and makes this well known from the beginning.

There are a great deal of cinematic special effects and action throughout the series. With a theme written by J.J. Abrams, famous for many science fiction successes, the show offers viewers a "what if" concept of the world of the future. Crisp and readily available technology, humans and androids co-mingling and a world of crime, sprinkled with interpersonal drama make-up the true premise of the series.

FOX
1 Season, 14 Episodes - Canceled/Ended
November 17, 2013
Drama, Science Fiction
8.1/10
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  • In the first season finale, a copycat serial killer is on the loose. As the investigation unfolds, biotechnology from the future sheds light on crimes of the past.

  • During the investigation into the killing of a "chrome," Kennex and Dorian discover the murder suspect is seeking DNA perfection.

  • After a 'smart home' attacks its occupants, Kennex and Dorian must deal with the mysterious hologram character that represents the house.

  • The investigation into the simultaneous and sudden deaths of two genetically-enhanced - or "chrome" - children takes a sudden turn when a recent drowning victim is connected to the case.

  • The repercussions of the rebuilding of Danica, an advanced DRN that operates more like a soldier than a cop, are serious with multiple casualties. Kennex and Dorian look to Nigel, a genius roboticist and DRN creator, in attempt to track her down.

  • Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate a crime scene involving a self-guided bullet that is programmed to kill selectively. Meanwhile, Maldonado revisits the location where Kennex was almost killed.

  • Detective Kennex and Dorian investigate Simon, a serial killer who straps bombs to his victims' neck and then publicizes their final moments on the internet. Simon makes a bold move when Kennex becomes his next target.

  • Detective John Kennex and Dorian investigate the death of a man who suffered a fatal cardiac arrest, but who claimed someone was trying to kill him and predicted his exact time of death before it ever occurred.

  • Detective John Kennex and Dorian must protect the sole witness in a major murder trial, while Captain Maldonado questions the defendant.

  • An old cop friend of Detective Kennex's goes undercover in an intense drug investigation, but his cover is blown. Kennex and Dorian team up with Rudy Lom to get to the bottom of things.

  • Detective Kennex and Dorian face an intense and futuristic hostage situation, while Captain Maldonado struggles to meet the terrorist's demands in an effort to protect the innocent.

  • In the second part of the series premiere, Detective John Kennex and Dorian investigate a murder and high-profile missing persons case forcing them into the profitable world of IRCs - Intimate Robot Companions - also known as sexbots. Meanwhile, Kennex attempts to remedy a part of his troubled past.

  • In the series premiere, John Kennex, a detective and sole survivor of a devastating police ambush, and his robot partner, Dorian, fight crime and attempt to reduce the number of dangerously evolved criminals.

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  • Season 1 Episode 1 Pilot 11/17/2013

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'Almost Human' Canceled by Fox After One Season

Sorry, Karl Urban fans: You're going to have to wait for the next "Star Trek" movie to get your fix. Fox has canceled "Almost Human" after one season, according to THR. The J.J. Abrams sci-fi series focused on a homicide detective (Urban) in future Los Angeles with a robotic partner who was programmed to be—you guessed it—almost human. The series started out promising enough when it debuted last November, gaining some traction through an early preview before the official premiere.

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