Episode name: Episode 1
Airdate: Oct 30, 2016
Episode overview: Niska is living as a fugitive in Berlin where an unexpected romantic encounter leads her to a huge decision with far reaching consequences. In the UK, Leo, Max and Mia are laying low in a coastal hideout while Mia works in a local cafe as ‘Anita’ to pay for their supplies and stay connected to the human world. But their secret is placed in jeopardy as Mia develops feelings for her human boss, Ed. Leo and Max come to the aid of Hester, a very special Synth, but when a mysterious organisation begins to pursue them, there’s a tragic outcome. The Hawkins family are struggling to put past events behind them as they settle into a new home. Laura and Joe work hard to repair their broken relationship through counselling. Things seem to be improving but when Joe is made redundant and replaced by a Synth at work a new strain is placed on them. Things are complicated further when a visitor arrives unannounced on their doorstep. In San Francisco, Athena Morrow, a fiercely-driven scientist researching AI is recruited by charismatic Milo Khoury, the entrepreneurial force behind tech company Qualia, for a top-secret project to create conscious Synths for the mass market.
Genre: Drama | Science-Fiction | Thriller
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