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* HollywoodLaw: When the Sheriff of Vaspar Island refuses to search for Ethan because he is a Humanich, John punches him in the face. However, instead of facing charges and jail time for assaulting a police officer, he only spends a few hours in a holding cell before being released. While no one ''has'' to file charges, it's pretty unlikely he wouldn't. [[CaptainObvious Police don't like people punching them]].

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* HollywoodLaw: When the Sheriff of Vaspar Island refuses to search for Ethan because he is a Humanich, John punches him in the face. However, instead of facing charges and jail time for assaulting a police officer, he only spends a few hours in a holding cell before being released. While no one ''has'' to file charges, it's pretty unlikely he wouldn't. [[CaptainObvious Police don't like people punching them]].them.


* ReTool: Season 2 is a ''huge'' example of this. In addition to re-orienting the plot towards more action-adventure and adding a CowboyCop as the new male lead, [[spoiler:nearly all of the supporting cast from Season 1 was let go, except for Pierce Gagnon (Ethan) and Grace Gummer (Julie). John's absence from the series is explained by his apparent death, but the other characters and any storylines involving them were quietly dropped.]]

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* ReTool: Season 2 is a ''huge'' example of this. In addition to re-orienting the plot towards more action-adventure action-adventure, changing the motivations of the Offspring, and adding a CowboyCop as the new male lead, [[spoiler:nearly all of the supporting cast from Season 1 was let go, except for Pierce Gagnon (Ethan) and Grace Gummer (Julie). John's absence from the series is explained by his apparent death, but the other characters and any storylines involving them were quietly dropped.]]


* AttemptedRape / OrderliesAreCreeps: [[spoiler: One of Molly's custodian's attempts to rape her to get back at her for luring him into being alone with her, knocking him out, stealing his car and costing him his promotion. This is just barely avoided by the timely intervention of a female custodian.]]

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* AttemptedRape / OrderliesAreCreeps: [[spoiler: One of Molly's custodian's custodians attempts to rape her to get back at her for luring him into being alone with her, knocking him out, stealing his car and costing him his promotion. This is just barely avoided by the timely intervention of a female custodian.]]


''Extant'' is a 2014 science fiction TV show starring Creator/HalleBerry and Creator/GoranVisnjic, airing on CBS. Berry plays Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns home after a year-long solo mission in space, during which a strange incident occurred. Back home, Molly has trouble adjusting to life again with her husband John, a roboticist, and their son Ethan-the first of the planned "Humanichs" (human robots) whom John is hoping to build. It slowly appears that mysterious forces know of Molly's pregnancy, and that is has great import for the course of humanity. Berry served as one of the producers, along with Creator/StevenSpielberg.

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''Extant'' is a 2014 science fiction TV show starring Creator/HalleBerry and Creator/GoranVisnjic, airing on CBS. Berry plays Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns home after a year-long solo mission in space, during which a strange incident occurred. Back home, Molly has trouble adjusting to life again with her husband John, a roboticist, and their son Ethan-the Ethan -- the first of the planned "Humanichs" (human robots) whom John is hoping to build. It slowly appears that mysterious forces know of Molly's pregnancy, and that is has great import for the course of humanity. Berry served as one of the producers, along with Creator/StevenSpielberg.


Extant is a 2014 science fiction TV show starring Creator/HalleBerry and Creator/GoranVisnjic, airing on CBS. Berry plays Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns home after a year-long solo mission in space, during which a strange incident occurred. Back home, Molly has trouble adjusting to life again with her husband John, a roboticist, and their son Ethan-the first of the planned "Humanichs" (human robots) whom John is hoping to build. It slowly appears that mysterious forces know of Molly's pregnancy, and that is has great import for the course of humanity. Berry served as one of the producers, along with Creator/StevenSpielberg.

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Extant
''Extant''
is a 2014 science fiction TV show starring Creator/HalleBerry and Creator/GoranVisnjic, airing on CBS. Berry plays Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns home after a year-long solo mission in space, during which a strange incident occurred. Back home, Molly has trouble adjusting to life again with her husband John, a roboticist, and their son Ethan-the first of the planned "Humanichs" (human robots) whom John is hoping to build. It slowly appears that mysterious forces know of Molly's pregnancy, and that is has great import for the course of humanity. Berry served as one of the producers, along with Creator/StevenSpielberg.


* TheConspiracy: Of the group variety, involving both the ISEA and its parent company, [[MegaCorp Yasumoto Corporation]].



* ImmortalitySeeker: Yasumoto is seeking the alien intelligence in the hope of extending his life. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that he's already over 150 years old after already coming in contact with an alien substance.]]

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* ImmortalitySeeker: Yasumoto is seeking the alien intelligence in the hope of extending his life. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that he's already over 150 years old after already coming in contact with an alien substance.]]



* TheConspiracy: Of the group variety, involving both the ISEA and its parent company, [[MegaCorp Yasumoto Corporation]].


* [[InstantAIJustAddWater Instant AI, Just Add Stun Stick To Recharge Port]]: After being temporarily shut down [[spoiler: by the people kidnapping Molly]] using these means, Ethan's subsequent and self-repair creates some... bugs. Nightmares, learning new languages and similar things showcasing an increased self-awareness.
* InvisibleToNormals: The visions of dead people the astronauts see. Nobody else sees them and not camera or photo will capture them leading to questions of if it's just all in their heads. [[spoiler: Although later a "filter" enables film to show that at least something was present at the time.]]

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* [[InstantAIJustAddWater Instant AI, Just Add Stun Stick To Recharge Port]]: Port]]/LightningCanDoAnything: After being temporarily shut down [[spoiler: by the people kidnapping Molly]] using these means, Ethan's subsequent and self-repair creates some... bugs. Nightmares, learning new languages and similar things showcasing an increased self-awareness.
* InvisibleToNormals: The visions of dead people the astronauts see. Nobody else sees them and not no camera or photo will capture them leading to questions of if it's just all in their heads. [[spoiler: Although later a "filter" enables film to show that at least something was present at the time.]]


-->'''Ben:''' [[TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey I'm afraid I can't do that.]]

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-->'''Ben:''' [[TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey I'm afraid I can't do that.]]


Extant is a 2014 science fiction TV show starring Creator/HalleBerry and [[{{Series/ER}} Goran Visnjic]], airing on CBS. Berry plays Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns home after a year-long solo mission in space, during which a strange incident occurred. Back home, Molly has trouble adjusting to life again with her husband John, a roboticist, and their son Ethan-the first of the planned "Humanichs" (human robots) whom John is hoping to build. It slowly appears that mysterious forces know of Molly's pregnancy, and that is has great import for the course of humanity. Berry served as one of the producers, along with Creator/StevenSpielberg.

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Extant is a 2014 science fiction TV show starring Creator/HalleBerry and [[{{Series/ER}} Goran Visnjic]], Creator/GoranVisnjic, airing on CBS. Berry plays Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns home after a year-long solo mission in space, during which a strange incident occurred. Back home, Molly has trouble adjusting to life again with her husband John, a roboticist, and their son Ethan-the first of the planned "Humanichs" (human robots) whom John is hoping to build. It slowly appears that mysterious forces know of Molly's pregnancy, and that is has great import for the course of humanity. Berry served as one of the producers, along with Creator/StevenSpielberg.



* YourCheatingHeart: Season two's première reveals that [[spoiler:John and Julie were having an affair.]]

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* YourCheatingHeart: Season two's première reveals that [[spoiler:John and Julie were having an affair.]]


Extant is a 2014 science fiction TV show starring Creator/HalleBerry and [[{{Series/ER}} Goran Visnjic]], airing on CBS. Berry plays Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns home after a year-long solo mission in space, during which a strange incident occurred. Back home, Molly has trouble adjusting to life again with her husband John, a roboticist, and their son Ethan-the first of the planned "Humanichs" (human robots) whom John is hoping to build. It slowly appears that mysterious forces know of Molly's pregnancy, and that is has great import for the course of humanity.

Currently airing its second season.

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Extant is a 2014 science fiction TV show starring Creator/HalleBerry and [[{{Series/ER}} Goran Visnjic]], airing on CBS. Berry plays Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns home after a year-long solo mission in space, during which a strange incident occurred. Back home, Molly has trouble adjusting to life again with her husband John, a roboticist, and their son Ethan-the first of the planned "Humanichs" (human robots) whom John is hoping to build. It slowly appears that mysterious forces know of Molly's pregnancy, and that is has great import for the course of humanity. \n\nCurrently airing Berry served as one of the producers, along with Creator/StevenSpielberg.

The series was cancelled after
its second season.


* OhCrap: Said word for word by Charlie in "The New Frontier" [[spoiler: when Molly confronts Julie about Ethan, who they've programmed to make think that Julie's his mother rather than Molly]].



* ReTool: Season 2 is a ''huge'' example of this. In addition to re-orienting the plot towards more action-adventure and adding a CowboyCop as the new male lead, [[spoiler:nearly all of the supporting cast from Season 1 aside from Halle Berry was let go, except for Pierce Gagnon (Ethan) and Grace Gummer (Julie). John's absence from the series is explained by his apparent death, but the other characters and any storylines involving them were quietly dropped.]]

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* ReTool: Season 2 is a ''huge'' example of this. In addition to re-orienting the plot towards more action-adventure and adding a CowboyCop as the new male lead, [[spoiler:nearly all of the supporting cast from Season 1 aside from Halle Berry was let go, except for Pierce Gagnon (Ethan) and Grace Gummer (Julie). John's absence from the series is explained by his apparent death, but the other characters and any storylines involving them were quietly dropped.]]


** The primary issue here is that the board member in question is religious, while John is an atheist. So, naturally, their insults are similar to the ones being thrown around in RealLife between the religious right and the radical atheists. It's implied that atheism has grown (in the US, at least) between now and when the series is set, but there are still plenty of religious people.

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** The primary issue here is that the board member in question is religious, while John is an atheist. So, naturally, their insults are similar to the ones being thrown around in RealLife between the religious right and the radical outspoken atheists. It's implied that atheism has grown (in the US, at least) between now and when the series is set, but there are still plenty of religious people.

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** The primary issue here is that the board member in question is religious, while John is an atheist. So, naturally, their insults are similar to the ones being thrown around in RealLife between the religious right and the radical atheists. It's implied that atheism has grown (in the US, at least) between now and when the series is set, but there are still plenty of religious people.

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** Toby [[spoiler:actually ''does'' blow up an entire building and everyone inside in an (unsuccessful) attempt to kill Molly's alien son, and later sends an army of trigger-happy Humanichs after an entire group of alien hybrids without bothering to negotiate with them first, even risking his friend Molly's life both times.]]

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* LivingForeverIsAwesome: Lucy obviously thinks so, and isn't pleased when she learns that Humanichs like her have an expiration date. Charlie's argument that this was deliberately implemented to give Humanichs a more human experience doesn't convince her, [[spoiler:and she ends up blackmailing him to remove her expiration date so she can live forever.]]

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