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Under the Dome is based upon the Stephen King novel of the same name. On a seemingly normal, gorgeous day in autumn, the small town of Chester's Mill mysteriously and suddenly became sealed off from the rest of the world by a massive, impenetrable dome. It caused a plane to crash into it and plummet in burning wreckage to the ground. A gardener's hand is severed and a cow is cut right in half as the dome comes down. Residents who are at work or running errands in the neighboring towns are left divided from their friends and family members, while some out-of-towners get trapped inside.

Dale Barbara, an Iraq veteran, teams up with a few fearless Chester's Mill citizens, including Julia Shumway the owner of the local newspaper, a physician's assistant, a police officer, and two brave kids, to keep the peace. Together they work to stand up to Big Jim Rennie, a politician who seeks to seize power and control of the town after the dome fall, while his son is hiding a terrible secret deep in a fallout shelter. Somehow, Big Jim is keeping his own dirty secret about his involvement in the dome becoming present.

The town turns its mission towards finding a way out from underneath the powerful force field. However, this causes one of the town favorites to unexpectedly die after their pacemaker explodes from their chest. As the town starts to panic, residents turn against one another, fighting for as many supplies as they can get their hands on. Water, gasoline, medicine, and food become the highest valuables, and people will stop at nothing to get them, even murder. But, their main adversary is the dome itself. No one can understand what the dome is, why it is there, or if it will ever be lifted.

Meanwhile, the two kids begin having inexplicable seizures, through which they reveal messages from the dome. Teaming together, the kids seek to uncover the mystery of the dome and act as an intermediary for the townspeople. As the people rush to save themselves, the dome fights back and becomes a bigger opponent than expected. But, time is short and it is running out quickly.

3 Seasons, 38 Episodes
June 24, 2013
Cast: Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Alexander Koch, Colin Ford
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Under the Dome Full Episode Guide

  • In the series finale, the Dome comes down and the Resistance defends the outside world from the infected townspeople.

  • The people of Chester's Mill race against the clock when the Dome's calcification process accelerates - which means the barrier's breakdown will suffocate everyone inside.

  • Members of The Resistance are desperate to release their loved ones from Christine's influence before she reaches her end game for the Dome.

  • The citizens free from Christine's control join forces with an unexpected ally: Hektor Martin, the evil head of Aktaion.

  • Big Jim and Julia plot to end Christine's control over the town by initiating a life-or-death plot involving Barbie and Eva, while Joe and Norrie conduct research to better understand the Dome's ultimate agenda.

  • Big Jim, Julia, Joe, Norrie and Hunter team up to form a resistance against Christine, who is assigning residents to work on a massive excavation project in the caves underneath the town.

  • While a disastrous meteor shower descends upon those outside the Dome, unexpected alliances form inside the barrier.

  • When Big Jim is taken captive by Aktaion, he's forced to manipulate Christine for answers about her plan. Also, when Joe and Norrie question the town's new rules, they find themselves in a dangerous face-off with the increasingly unstable residents.

  • Big Jim and Julia form a tentative alliance in their efforts to find information to discredit Christine.

  • Appearing to be assisting Chester's Mill rebuild, Christine steers the townspeople towards specific individuals and projects that remind them of their experience in the tunnels.

  • The people of Chester's Mill attempt to move past their experience in the tunnels beneath town. Meanwhile, Big Jim is suspicious of new residents Christine and Eva.

  • In the third season premiere, the inhabitants of Chester's Mill appear both inside and outside the Dome in the aftermath of their mysterious encounter in the tunnels beneath the town. As the Dome begins to reveal its ultimate agenda, the townspeople must re-evaluate the situation.

  • A possible exit from the Dome is found just as the walls begin closing in on those trapped in Chester's Mill.

  • The residents of Chester's Mill are at risk of being crushed to death because a new threat from the Dome intensifies.

  • Sam and Rebecca jump into action when temperatures begin dropping in order to try and save Chester's Mill residents.

  • Jim finally finds out what happened to his wife, Pauline.

  • Barbie is caught by a group of mysterious men and is interrogated about the Dome.

  • Big Jim makes himself the sheriff of Chester's Mill.

  • Barbie descends into the unknown abyss to look for Sam, and he discovers a world that has unanswered questions.

  • Julie and Big Jim confront each other in their struggle for power, as a dust storm rages in the town.

  • Julia becomes the leader of Chester's Mill, as the town is divided after Big Jim and Rebecca made plans for population control.

  • Big Jim and Rebecca are thinking about population control when conditions take a turn for the worse in Chester's Mill.

  • Big Jim holds a census to try and forecast how long the town can continue existing under the dire conditions.

  • An infestation of butterflies threatens Chester Mill's food supply.

  • Season 2 begins with Big Jim deciding Barbie's fate. Meanwhile, the Dome become magnetized, posing new threats. Julia asks for help from a stranger to save the life of a mysterious girl who may have clues to the Dome's origin.

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Under the Dome Video Clips & Extras

The Enemy Within (Preview) Clip (00:46) The Kinship Preview (00:31) Comic-Con 2014 Interview Clip (04:33) Comic-Con 2014 - Under the Dome Panel: Part 6 Clip (06:53) Comic-Con 2014 - Under the Dome Panel: Part 5 Clip (07:59) Comic-Con 2014 - Under the Dome Panel: Part 1 Clip (05:16) Comic-Con 2014 - Under the Dome Panel: Part 3 Clip (05:35) Comic-Con 2014 - Under the Dome Panel: Part 2 Clip (05:14)