Almost Human

Almost Human

  • Seasons:
  • 1
In this action-packed show set in 2048, a worse-for-wear cop teams up with a second-hand synthetic android to fight a strain of urban crime that’s evolved in ever more frightening ways. After a devastating attack, Det. John Kennex (Karl Urban) teams up with an outdated Dorian android (Michael Ealy) whose somewhat dysfunctional emotional responses and flawed humanity connects him to Kennex.
In this action-packed show set in 2048, a worse-for-wear cop teams up with a second-hand synthetic android to fight a strain of urban crime that’s evolved in ever more frightening ways. After a devastating attack, Det. John Kennex (Karl Urban) teams up with an outdated Dorian android (Michael Ealy) whose somewhat dysfunctional emotional responses and flawed humanity connects him to Kennex.

Season 1 (13 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 11/17/2013 Runtime: 45:37 min.

    Original air date: 11/17/2013 Runtime: 45:37 min. In the series premiere, Detective John Kennex (KARL URBAN) and his android partner, Dorian (MICHAEL EALY), fight to keep the lid on dangerous criminals in the future.

  • 2. Skin

    Original air date: 11/18/2013 Runtime: 42:46 min.

    Original air date: 11/18/2013 Runtime: 42:46 min. In night two of the series premiere, Detective John Kennex and Dorian are dispatched to investigate a murder and high-profile missing persons case that lead them into the highly profitable world of IRCs – Intimate Robot Companions – also known as sexbots. Meanwhile, Kennex looks to reconcile a part of his troubled past.

  • 3. Are You Receiving?

    Original air date: 11/25/2013 Runtime: 43:42 min.

    Original air date: 11/25/2013 Runtime: 43:42 min. Lives are on the line when technology and crime meet! Detective Kennex and Dorian battle an intense and futuristic hostage situation, while Captain Maldonado (LILI TAYLOR) attempts to meet the terrorist’s demands – hoping to protect innocent people.

  • 4. The Bends

    Original air date: 12/02/2013 Runtime: 42:10 min.

    Original air date: 12/02/2013 Runtime: 42:10 min. An old cop friend of Detective Kennex’s goes undercover, posing as a “cook” of a highly addictive street drug called “The Bends.” But his cover is blown. As the scope of the intense drug investigation unfolds, a determined Kennex and Dorian call on Rudy Lom for assistance.

  • 5. Blood Brothers

    Original air date: 12/09/2013 Runtime: 43:40 min.

    Original air date: 12/09/2013 Runtime: 43:40 min. Detective John Kennex and Dorian are tasked with protecting the only remaining witness in a major murder trial, while Captain Maldonado faces off with the defendant.

  • 6. Arrhythmia

    Original air date: 12/16/2013 Runtime: 42:20 min.

    Original air date: 12/16/2013 Runtime: 42:20 min. Kennex and Dorian respond to a suspicious death at a hospital where – before having a fatal cardiac arrest – a man claimed someone was trying to kill him, and inexplicably knew his exact time of death. As the investigation unfolds, a black market for vital organs is uncovered in which bio-mechanical hearts can be resold and remotely “shut off.” As the team fights to find the pulse of this 2048 tech-centric crime, Dorian reconnects with a decommissioned DRN.

  • 7. Simon Says

    Original air date: 01/06/2014 Runtime: 43:07 min.

    Original air date: 01/06/2014 Runtime: 43:07 min. Kennex and Dorian investigate a psychopathic killer named Simon (guest star DAVID DASTMALCHIAN), who is strapping bombs to his victims’ necks and broadcasting their final moments over the internet. When Simon targets Kennex, the team is in a nail-biting race against time to save his life. Meanwhile, a power deficiency affects Dorian’s energy level, causing him to have unexpected outbursts.

  • 8. You Are Here

    Original air date: 01/13/2014 Runtime: 42:09 min.

    Original air date: 01/13/2014 Runtime: 42:09 min. Kennex and Dorian investigate a crime scene involving a self-guided bullet that can track, target and kill specific people at any moment. Meanwhile, Maldonado revisits the deadly ambush that almost killed Kennex.

  • 9. Unbound

    Original air date: 02/03/2014 Runtime: 42:19 min.

    Original air date: 02/03/2014 Runtime: 42:19 min. There are consequences and casualties when Danica (guest star GINA CARANO), an advanced DRN that operates more like a soldier than a cop, is rebuilt and on a rampage. With few clues about her mission, location and innocent lives being lost, Kennex and Dorian look to Dr. Nigel Vaughn (guest star JOHN LARROQUETTE), a genius roboticist and DRN creator, in an attempt to track her down.

  • 10. Perception

    Original air date: 02/10/2014 Runtime: 43:57 min.

    Original air date: 02/10/2014 Runtime: 43:57 min. When Kennex and Dorian investigate the simultaneous and sudden deaths of two genetically-enhanced – or “chrome” – children, a fatal dose of the perfect designer drug appears to be the cause. As the investigation unfolds and a recent drowning victim is mysteriously connected, the case takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, Kennex endures painful flashes from the past and pays a visit to the recollectionist.

  • 11. Disrupt

    Original air date: 02/17/2014 Runtime: 42:41 min.

    Original air date: 02/17/2014 Runtime: 42:41 min. A deadly crime from the future occurs when a “smart home” goes terribly bad and turns on its occupants. Detective Kennex and Dorian lead the investigation that forces them to interface with a house that is represented by a mysterious hologram character.

  • 12. Beholder

    Original air date: 02/24/2014 Runtime: 42:46 min.

    Original air date: 02/24/2014 Runtime: 42:46 min. When Kennex and Dorian investigate the murder of a “chrome,” there are no signs of trauma, other than a very small pinprick on the back of his neck. As the investigation unfolds, it’s revealed that the murder suspect is tapping into the DNA of his victims in pursuit of perfection.

  • 13. Straw Man

    Original air date: 03/03/2014 Runtime: 42:49 min.

    Original air date: 03/03/2014 Runtime: 42:49 min. In the Season One finale, Kennex and Dorian investigate a string of murders by a copycat of a serial killer whom Kennex’s father (guest star JOHN DIEHL) put in jail. As the investigation unfolds, biotechnology from the future sheds light on crimes of the past. Meanwhile, Dorian receives his performance evaluation since being reactivated.