The Andromeda Strain: Full Series, 2 episodes (2008)
March 21, 2024 8:43 PM - Season 1, Episode 1 - Subscribe

[Trailer] A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.

The Andromeda Strain is a 2008 science fiction miniseries about a team of scientists who investigate a deadly disease of extraterrestrial origin. The miniseries is a "reimagining" of the original novel rather than an adaptation. In addition to updating the setting to the early 21st century, the miniseries makes a great many plot and character changes from its source. The mini-series has two episodes for a total of 169 minutes.

Directed by Mikael Salomon

Series Writing Credits: Michael Crichton, Robert Schenkkan

Staring: Benjamin Bratt, Christa Miller, Ricky Schroder, Andre Braugher

30% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

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posted by Marky (1 comment total)
I have to say I didn't really care for this. It took Crichton's original novel and then just layered on time travel and wormholes and government conspiracies and intelligent micro-organisms was like somebody let Grant Morrison wander onto the set and direct.
posted by Mr. Bad Example at 3:41 AM on March 22 [1 favorite]

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