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The Messengers

Series Summary
When a mysterious object falls to Earth in a blinding flash, it sends out a shockwave that knocks scientist Vera Ivanov unconscious. When she awakes, she finds herself somehow connected to four strangers who collapsed at the same time: Erin, a young woman trying to protect her daughter from an abusive ex-husband; Peter, a troubled high-school student; Raul, a federal agent trying to evade an undercover assignment; and Joshua Jr., a second-generation televangelist. And all of them awake with unexplained powers.

Air Dates: 2015 - Present

Genres: Drama, Fantasy

Network: CW

Next Episode:

Season 1, Ep. 3 : Path to Paradise May 1, 2015

Hunting for the Horseman of War, Joshua, Erin and Peter make advances for the group; Raul and Vera stray, causing unexpected consequences; Vera rethinks her purpose after discovering her gift.

  • Season 1, Ep. 2 : Strange Magic Apr 24, 2015

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    The mysterious Rose meets with Vera, Erin, Joshua, Raul and Peter and tells them they are angels who must stop the Rapture from happening; Vera is tempted with clues about her son.

  • Season 1, Ep. 1 : Awakening Apr 17, 2015

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    A mysterious object falls to Earth, resulting in the deaths -- and resurrections -- of five strangers, who learn they have supernatural gifts.

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  • The Messengers is an appealing and entertaining cross between “Heroes” and “Supernatural” and has the potential to be just the hit The CW needs and viewers deserve. show more

  • There is some hokum in the pilot, including the odd B-movie line ("This could be a very important scientific site") and the red glowing eyes that ever signify evil. But it is smartly assembled--Stephen Williams, who directed 26 episodes of "Lost," made the good-looking pilot--and there may be enough gas in these characters to get them somewhere interesting. show more

  • The Messengers certainly offers enough in its premiere to be worth a return visit next week, just to see where it’s going. show more

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