Review: 'Outcasts'

We could take it as a compliment. On Saturday, BBC America debuts the failed British sci-fi series "Outcasts" in the odd but not unappreciated hope that the non-action-filled, post-apocalyptic dramawill not bore Americans as much as it did the Brits.Anything's possible, I suppose. "Ugly Betty" fans will be happy to see Eric Mabius as a creepy quasi guru, and there appears, at times, a far-off glimmer of "Battlestar Galactica," if only in that flat metallic light so popular with interior sci-fi shots. But even accounting for the expositional demands of the pilot, a few episodes in one can't help but feel that creator Ben Richards is, for reasons of his own, forcing a perfectly well-conceived show to talk itself to death. Read More...,0,1992621.story


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