YMMV / Almost Human

  • Evil Is Sexy: The XRN.
  • Ho Yay: Before the series even started people were already shipping John and Dorian. They love to look deep into each others' eyes, even when John is driving a car, and Dorian claims that he really hoped someone would wake him up, and that that person was John, which sounds a lot like Sleeping Beauty to me. John and Dorian just kept getting closer and closer as the show progressed.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • The Skin-Lab. Good God...
    • Having your home security system hacked so you can't escape your high-tech swimming pool, while seeing your husband get shot to death by it.
  • Out of Order: The series was aired out of order, creating situations where John's evolving relationship with Dorian seems very uneven.
  • Paranoia Fuel: A central theme of the show is that the flaws in new technologies are being exploited to commit crimes. Imagine getting a heart transplant, only to find out later that someone has implanted a timer in it that will stop running if you don't pay a ransom. Imagine an assassin's bullet that can follow you by accessing public security cameras that are everywhere. Or a home security system that's so good that if it's hacked, you can't override it without extreme difficulty.
  • Portmanteau Couple Name:
    • Detective Stahl/Kennex is Stannex, Stahlex, or even Stahnex
    • John Kennex/Dorian is Jorian
    • Richard Paul/and his MX, popularized as 'Two Sugars' on tumblr after episode "Simon Says". In a December 2013 interview with the actor, Irby, he states that he calls his MX "Coffee, two sugars".
  • Too Good to Last: It was a sci-fi show on Fox. This was almost a given.
  • Uncanny Valley: Gina Carano's head on a man's body for a short span in "Unbound".
  • What an Idiot!: In Episode 5, Det. Paul had one job. Keep an eye on the witness. He left her unsupervised and as a result nearly got her killed.
  • Visual Effects of Awesome: For a TV show, the CGI is pretty damn good.