'Almost Human': Creator J.H. Wyman on cases vs. character and the show's hopeful outlook

The premiere of "Almost Human" gave lead character John Kennex a pretty deep back story and set up a pretty rich world for its blend of science fiction and crime drama. Monday's (Nov. 18) second episode leaned much more to the cop-show side of the ledger, but it did set a possible template for how the show might balance its procedural elements with its character beats and serialized story."Everybody's been so on about, is it a procedural or is it [not] -- like it's a dirty word," creator J.H. Wyman, who's coming off several years running the heavily serialized "Fringe," says in an interview. "And I totally understand. It is, if you don't care about characters. [Otherwise] why would you want to watch?"But whereas Wyman saw "Fringe" as, at its core, a show about a family (albeit one in a pretty fantastical world), he says "Almost Human" is "legitimately a police show.""It would be really...


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