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Resurrection

Series Summary
Jacob, an 8-year-old American, wakes up in a rural Chinese province, with no idea how he got there. When Jacob recalls that he is from Arcadia, Mo., an immigration agent takes him home to an elderly couple -- who lost their son Jacob when he drowned more than 30 years ago. Despite their changed appearance, Jacob recognizes his mother and father. As those closest to the family try to unravel the mystery, the boy claiming to be the former Jacob reveals secrets about his death that no one else could know -- secrets that the sheriff's daughter decides to investigate.

Air Dates: 2014 - Present

Genres: Drama

Network: ABC

Next Episode:

Season 2, Ep. 5 : Will Oct 26, 2014

Margaret tries to prevent Barbara from fixing her relationship with Fred and Maggie; Bellamy struggles to keep his secret from Maggie; the spread of illness among the returned leads Bellamy to take desperate measures.

  • Season 2, Ep. 4 : Old Scars Oct 19, 2014

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    Margaret pushes Lucille to host a dinner celebrating Jacob's return, but unexpected guests strain family relations to the breaking point; Bellamy researches the mysterious bones; Rachael gets disturbing news.

  • Season 2, Ep. 3 : Multiple Oct 12, 2014

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    Tom decides to start a new parish for the returned; Bellamy decides to make a confession; human bones are found in the river.

  • Season 2, Ep. 2 : Echoes Oct 5, 2014

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    Sheriff Fred and Bellamy fear that Caleb has returned; Janine wants to work on her marriage, despite Rachael's pregnancy; Margaret learns the fate of the family business.

  • Season 2, Ep. 1 : Revelation Sep 28, 2014

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    Bellamy awakes alone on the outskirts of Arcadia, unable to remember the past week; powerful Langston matriarch Margaret returns.

  • Season 1, Ep. 8 : Torn Apart May 4, 2014

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    The return of the dead reaches critical mass, sending the town into chaos; Sheriff Fred implements his own agenda, triggering an unexpected siege.

critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • Resurrection subverts expectations by sidestepping the creepy and macabre--although there are layers of mysteries and secrets in the small town of Arcadia, Missouri--and dwelling in a more bucolic and even tear-jerking manner on the spiritual and societal ramifications of this apparent miracle. show more

  • It's a sentimental show to be sure but it's almost refreshingly straightforward in its sentimentality and there's something heartbreaking in the performances of Kurtwood Smith and Frances Fisher as a couple who lost their son 30 years ago but now have to deal with his return. show more

  • The dialogue doubles as patronizing directives of what we’re supposed to be thinking, carefully dictating Resurrection’s themes. show more

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