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Set in a world where humans and super heroes co-exist, a homicide detective, who had his own powers taken from him, investigates crimes involving superhumans along with his partner.

Powers: F@#K the Big Chiller  Season 1, Episode 10

Wolfe has escaped prison, it is now up to Christian and Co to stop his reign of terror from sucking the life of all the power teens that took Sway. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Nov 11, 2015 at 11:28 PM - 2 comments

Powers: Level 13  Season 1, Episode 9

In the penultimate episode, written by the Powers comic co-creator Brian Michael Bendis, Walker (Sharlto Copley) decides how far he is willing to go to regain his powers as Johnny Royalle (Noah Taylor) sets the plan in motion to kill Wolfe (Eddie Izzard). Meanwhile, the Powers division tries to catch Royalle in the act and discover where Walker's true allegiance lies. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Nov 11, 2015 at 11:23 PM - 1 comment

Powers: Aha Shake Heartbreak  Season 1, Episode 8

In order to persuade him to join his new cause to annihilate Wolfe (Eddie Izzard), Royalle (Noah Taylor) reveals to Walker (Sharlto Copley) the true nature of Sway and the inevitable devastation it will cause if Wolfe ever escapes. Meanwhile, as the message of Kaotic Chic spreads rapidly with fatal results, it finds its biggest platform yet in a publicity stunt orchestrated for Retro Girl's (Michelle Forbes) charitable foundation.
posted by jazon on Nov 11, 2015 at 11:21 PM - 1 comment

Powers: You Are Not It  Season 1, Episode 7

After Wolfe (Eddie Izzard) pleads to end his life, Walker (Sharlto Copley) and Pilgrim (Susan Heyward) must act quickly to stop Johnny Royalle (Noah Taylor) from meeting with Wolfe in The Shaft. Meanwhile Zora (Logan Browning) struggles with her newfound fame, while Calista (Olesya Rulin) becomes more desperate to discover if she truly is a Power. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Nov 8, 2015 at 8:59 PM - 3 comments

Powers: The Raconteur of the Funeral Circuit  Season 1, Episode 6

In the wake of the battle to stop Wolfe (Eddie Izzard), the Powers division gathers to mourn the loss of their fellow officers, while Walker (Sharlto Copley) seeks answers about his own future and the possibility of becoming Diamond once again. After seeing the uncertain and dangerous side effects of Sway first-hand Johnny Royalle (Noah Taylor) begins unsavory experiments on known subjects of the drug. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Nov 8, 2015 at 8:55 PM - 2 comments

Powers: Paint It Black  Season 1, Episode 5

As Retro Girl (Michelle Forbes), Zora (Logan Browning) and the heroes of the world rush to stop the escape of Wolfe (Eddie Izzard) from The Shaft, Walker (Sharlto Copley) realizes he must face him alone, the inevitable clash between mentor and disciple that will unravel the deep-seated history between them. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Nov 8, 2015 at 8:52 PM - 1 comment

Powers: Devil in a Garbage Bag  Season 1, Episode 4

Johnny realizes that's his new drug is dangerous, but is it too late to stop Wolf before all hell breaks loose?
posted by jazon on Nov 7, 2015 at 11:08 PM - 1 comment

Powers: Mickey Rooney Cries No More  Season 1, Episode 3

As a lethal powers-enhancing drug is unleashed on the public, Detectives Walker (Sharlto Copley) and Pilgrim (Susan Heyward) seek out the criminal mastermind behind it with the help of iconic Power, Retro Girl (Michelle Forbes). As clues come to light, Walker considers the possibility that Wolfe (Eddie Izzard), his dangerous former mentor turned nemesis, might have the answers he seeks.
posted by bq on Aug 26, 2015 at 9:37 AM - 1 comment

Powers: Like A Power  Season 1, Episode 2

Retro Girl takes Calista to her home to find out what happened between her and Christian. Meanwhile, Christian and Deena get a new lead on Olympia's death, while Johnny prepares for the opening of his new club. [more inside]
posted by bq on Aug 20, 2015 at 10:18 PM - 2 comments

Powers: Pilot  Season 1, Episode 1

Powers, an edgy dramatic series, follows the lives of two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, who are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the world was full of superheroes who aren’t actually heroic at all? What if all that power was just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder, and endorsement deals? Enter the men and women of the Powers Division, the brave people in charge of protecting humans like us and keeping the peace over commercialized, god-like men and women who glide through the sky imposing their power over the mortals who both worship and fear them. [more inside]
posted by bq on Aug 14, 2015 at 10:05 AM - 6 comments