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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

  • Season 2, Ep. 9 : Aftermath Dec 7, 2014

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    The town mourns the loss of a beloved resident; stem cells from Rachael's baby help cure the virus; Henry learns the truth about the factory fire.

  • Season 2, Ep. 8 : Forsaken Nov 30, 2014

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    As anti-Returned rhetoric increases, Pastor Tom's church becomes a refuge; Bellamy and Sheriff Fred work to stop the True Living members from causing more harm; a kidnapping and a hate crime bring progress to a halt.

  • Season 2, Ep. 7 : Miracles Nov 9, 2014

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    Rachael refuses treatment, fearing it will harm her unborn child; True Living grows in numbers; Elaine's brother contracts the virus; Brian Addison shows interest in Margaret.

  • Season 2, Ep. 6 : Afflictions Nov 2, 2014

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    Now desperately ill, Bellamy seeks help from a surprising source; another disappearance results in a search for answers.

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

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    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.

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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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