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Quantico

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Quantico

type:
TV Show
genre:
Drama
run date:
09/27/15
performer:
Priyanka Chopra, Aunjanue Ellis, Jake McLaughlin, Yasmine Al Massri
broadcaster:
ABC
seasons:
2
Current Status:
In Season

We gave it a B

Far from the typical FBI procedural, sci-fi author Greg Bear’s latest is a dark look at the near future. Another major terrorist attack has wracked America, the Middle East is in turmoil, and the threat of biological warfare remains despite new law-enforcement technologies (advanced bomb suits, sparrow-size aircraft cameras). After a raid on a white supremacist’s compound uncovers a potential germ cache, a group of recent FBI Academy grads (operating in an agency on the verge of closure) are tasked to stop the plotters. While the villain’s motive remains vague, Quantico confidently delivers a mix of forensic handiwork, bureaucratic insight, and futuristic speculation.

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