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What Happened to Almost Human?

From IMDB.com

From IMDB.com

Holly’s talked about it before, but we were really bummed that Almost Human got cancelled. We really liked this show, and had done a number of posts on it, getting invested and then getting let down.

The underlying principles of the show were a mixed bag: some were solid, some were unexplained, and some had been done before. So, to make a better show, you have to do something better, have to be good.

This show had potential, but in their 13 short episodes, maybe they did fail to set up their world enough to legitimate continuing. I’ve been thinking about it, so I thought I would share some of those thoughts here.

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K is for Kennex

KToday I am going to take a quick look at what we know so far of Detective John Kennex from Almost Human. Almost Human takes place in 2048 where technology has advanced at a pace that the police cannot keep pace. Detective Kennex grew up with the increase in technology and the lack of police and laws cannot keep up with the changes. Due to the lack of man power every officer is assigned a combat ready android as their partner. Kennex is one who does not think that this move is the right one for moving forward and actively tries to thwart being assigned an android. Instead he gets paired with an old model android that was about to be decommissioned due to it behaving, what some would say is erratic and others called human. The pairing of Kennex with an android that is not all logic makes for an interesting repartee between the two of them. Kennex character is particularly interesting. The son of a cop, betrayed by someone he loves, and having to live as part machine for the rest of his life.

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