Continuum (2012) : Season 1

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  • Starring: , ,
  • Summary: Vancouver City Protective Services Inspector Kiera Cameron (Rachel Nichols) is transported from 2077 to 2012 with Liber8, a group of terrorists attempting to escape execution. Once there, with the help of a teenaged genius and a police officer, she hopes to stop Liber8.
  • Genre(s): Science Fiction

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  1. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    Jan 14, 2013
    60
    If Continuum doesn't aim to soar, it executes the basics well.
  2. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Jan 14, 2013
    50
    The pilot looks pretty impressive in the future, but after that, it's a fairly standard copshow, other than the bionic-type gizmos Kiera brings to the fight.
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  1. Positive: 16 out of 23
  2. Negative: 5 out of 23
  1. Jan 20, 2014
    10
    When I first started watching this, it looked so original. Continuum is a true sci-fi show. The acting is good. Continuum is set in 2012. AnWhen I first started watching this, it looked so original. Continuum is a true sci-fi show. The acting is good. Continuum is set in 2012. An organization, called Liber8, seeks to eradicate innocent people. It involves good versus evil. There are realistic elements. Expand
  2. Sep 7, 2013
    9
    Has a few sci-fi tropes but extremely engaging and very entertaining. Definitely worth a watch, if you're a sci-fi fan looking to fill the gapHas a few sci-fi tropes but extremely engaging and very entertaining. Definitely worth a watch, if you're a sci-fi fan looking to fill the gap between shows. Expand
  3. Feb 14, 2013
    9
    I personally am a fan. I also have already watched the whole season on-line(since it is originally a Canadian show). It's my newer Sci-Fi fixI personally am a fan. I also have already watched the whole season on-line(since it is originally a Canadian show). It's my newer Sci-Fi fix especially since Fringe is over! I suggest you at least give it a try. Expand
  4. May 11, 2013
    8
    Not sure why this show gets so little attention! This is better than any new show action/scify this TV season on US networks. I'm definitely aNot sure why this show gets so little attention! This is better than any new show action/scify this TV season on US networks. I'm definitely a fan already! Expand
  5. Nov 4, 2014
    8
    The story line is good so far and has some good actors in it as well as a beautiful main character. It's neat to see some of the stuff fromThe story line is good so far and has some good actors in it as well as a beautiful main character. It's neat to see some of the stuff from the future(not saying it's going to happen), but it's definitely interesting to watch. This is one TV show that has stayed interesting so far through every season. I will tell you that sometimes in the show when they show flashbacks or just the acting itself gets emotional as you feel like you're there watching it unfold. You should definitely take the time to watch this series as it's a very good one, especially since they seem to have a lack of interesting shows on at the moment. Expand
  6. Jun 18, 2015
    7
    Continuum; the great but less innovative sci-fi show.

    Lets start with the plot, which isn't that unique or refreshing. But it is
    Continuum; the great but less innovative sci-fi show.

    Lets start with the plot, which isn't that unique or refreshing. But it is entertaining, and I like it. Some episodes are less entertaining though, were nothing interesting do happen. The amount of action varies greatly throughout the show, sometimes it's fun and sometimes its a bit boring. The story can be a bit boring too, but from a bigger perspective does it really deliver; with its great characters and (sometimes) epic plot. The action is great and I enjoy the soundtrack. But the title sequence is a bit lame, but stil okay from my point of view. The cinematography of Continuum is sometimes annoying, with its shaky angles. The CGI can also be vague at some places throughout the series, but it's stil a great show with epic sci-fi and I really want to see more.

    I do recommend Continuum, especially because its great characters and solid (but sometimes lame) plot.
    But the chemistry is great and the show is really worth checking out!
    By overall rating for each episode is 7.5.

    7/10.
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  7. Oct 15, 2014
    2
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. They want us to root for the fascists? Really? I'll admit it's packaged well, but the basic premise is that the "bad" guys are fighting an oppressive corporate oligarchy. They are presented as thugs (like all freedom fighters?) and their methods are questionable (kill lots of people to assassinate the leaders), but the underlying conflict is between them and a government that has thrown human rights out the window. Freedom of Speech, Search and Seizure, Right to Bear Arms, etc. Full disclosure - I've only watched one episode, but frankly, that was enough. Expand

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