Channel 4 and AMC science fiction show airs tonight
SEASON 1 – EPISODE 1
♦ Network AMC Network
♦ About Humans is set in a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a ‘Synth’ – a highly-developed robotic servant eerily similar to its live counterpart. In the hope of transforming the way they live, one strained suburban family purchases a refurbished synth only to discover that sharing life with a machine has far-reaching and chilling consequences
♦ Cast Colin Morgan, Katherine Parkinson, William Hurt, Gemma Chan, Emily Berrington, Rebecca Front, Tom Goodman-Hill, Danny Webb, Will Tudor, Theo Stevenson
♦ Episode 1 The Hawkins family decide to buy a ‘Synth’ called Anita which can help with everything from washing dishes to homework. Joe is hoping that a Synth will take the pressure off their marriage, but with Laura hiding a secret from her family, could it cause more problems than she solves. Laura soon starts to think that there might be something unusual about Anita. Leo is on the run with his Synth called Max and the two unlikely companions are desperately looking for somebody. Retired Synth engineer George thinks about the past with his rickety Synth Odi who is more like a son than a piece of machinery, but their relationship is threatened after Odi starts to malfunction.
Are you going to be watching this Show?