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Air Date: January 10th, 2014

Network: SyFy

Series Summary
Scientists from the Centers for Disease Control travel to a research facility in the Arctic.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Horror, Science fiction, Action, Drama


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  • Created by Cameron Porsandeh, it’s a delicate balancing act [between science and thrills], but the two-episode premiere (airing with limited commercials) and a subsequent hour--enhanced by Campbell’s stiff-upper-lipped performance, and the clever promo slogan “Play God. Pay the price”--dangle enough DNA strands for a discerning audience to want to see where they might lead. Show More

  • Hints of a deeper mythology are revealed, too, suggesting that Helix will move beyond its stop-the-virus story into something even more intriguing. In the meantime, it's a suspenseful, scary thriller. Show More

  • Helix doesn't reinvent the virus thriller, but it's a solid slice of genre entertainment that offers some creepy visuals and believable scares. Show More

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