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Air Date: February 27th, 2017

Network: NBC

Series Summary
Armed with his "very particular set of skills," formidable CIA operative Bryan Mills takes on deadly rescue missions -- whether it's a life, a possession or secret, Mills stops at nothing to reclaim and return that which has been taken.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Crime drama, Action, Suspense

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  • The initial spike of recognition that comes from calling a show Taken rather than, say, Sister-Missing Tough Guy doesn't make up for the irritation that will come from viewers seeing how little of the big-screen Taken's DNA is actually in NBC's drama, and how little of substance has been added to take its place. Show More

  • No one expected Taken to be turned into something brilliant but it had the elements needed to be an exciting show. Instead, it’s been made pretty ordinary. Too bad, Standen deserves to be shown off better. Show More

  • The show has a lot of pieces to juggle, and it doesn’t always weave its multitude of plots together gracefully. ... That said, the third episode recalls the thoughtful Cinemax actioner “Strike Back,” (and that’s a compliment). Show More

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