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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. 13 : Loved in Return Jan 25, 2015

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    Preacher James and his congregation head to the Langston house to stop the birth of Rachael's baby; Henry, Bellamy and Fred get ready for a fight.

  • Season 2, Ep. 12 : Steal Away Jan 18, 2015

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    Some inexplicable events cause Bellamy to fear for Rachel and her unborn child; Preacher James thinks the baby's arrival will unleash an ancient evil; an uneasy alliance forms.

  • Season 2, Ep. 11 : True Believer Jan 11, 2015

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    Preacher James returns, bringing a strange energy to the town; detained at the government facility, Margaret tries to keep to herself; something terrible happens to Henry.

  • Season 2, Ep. 10 : Prophecy Jan 4, 2015

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    Jacob and Margaret go missing during a violent storm that knocks out the power; another visitor arrives.

  • 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.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 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

  • If less spookily atmospheric than SundanceTV's not-dissimilar The Returned, Resurrection handsomely frames its "What the hell?" premise. [7 Mar 2014, p.62] show more

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