A new CBS action drama show airs tonight loosely based on the life of self-proclaimed genius and computer expert Walter O’Brien.
SEASON 1 – EPISODE 1
About: Walter O’Brien and his team of genius outcasts are recruited by federal agent Cabe Gallo of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to form Scorpion, said to be the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats around the globe. The team includes Walter O’Brien, one of the most intelligent people in the world with an IQ of 197, and his friends Sylvester Dodd, a “human calculator” dealing in statistics; Happy Quinn, a “mechanical prodigy”; and Toby Curtis, a “world-class shrink” (a Harvard-trained behaviorist). Paige Dineen is a former waitress whose intuitive interaction with people translates the real world to the team, and they, in exchange, translate her young mentally gifted son, Ralph, to her
Cast: Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee (American Idols), Robert Patrick, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Jadyn Wong, Ari Stidham and Riley B Smith.
Episode 1: Special Agent Cabe Gallo hires former child prodigy Walter O’Brien to lead a team of his brilliant friends. They are assigned their first mission by the government to help land airplanes at LAX when the air to ground communication system is shut down by a bug in the new traffic control software. They instantly connect with a waitress named Paige, the mother of a genius child
Are you going to be watching this show?