Debris

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Air Dates

Mar 01, 2021 - Present

Network

NBC

Genre

Drama / Sci-fi

Cast

Finola - Riann SteeleBryan - Jonathan TuckerCraig - Norbert Leo Butz

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A drama following the investigation of alien spacecraft wreckage that causes mysterious effects on people.


When mysterious wreckage from outer space starts to fall from the sky, an international agency works to figure out where it came from and what is behind it.

Two agents - Finola Jones from Britain and Bryan Beneventi from America - must work together to track down as many pieces of the scattered debris as they can, as each fragment has an unpredictable effect on those who find it, changing their lives in unexpected and dangerous ways.

It's a race against time for the agents to uncover the mystery before outside forces acquire these powerful objects for themselves.

Comments (4)

adasdasdasd
03/02/21 at 00:23am

Does the general public simply NOT see the formula used in these shows?

5min opening of main story..
30 minutes of "filler"story to pad the episode,
then 5min closing of main story.. repeat.

On top of that.. if it's a cop/detective/fbi/csi/nas/mi6 show, there must be male and female partners - one which is fastidious and the other which is more aloof or a "rule breaker". I mean.. it's the SAME THING for EVERY show containing any sort of crime drama. This one just happens to be scifi crime drama. But the formula is running STRONG in it.

Or.. is it that the networks STILL haven't figured out that the public is tired of their formula? This formula only really exists on the big 3 networks - ABC,CBE, NBC, Fox does ti once in a while but they don't exclusively rely on it like the others.

The really sad part is the main story, you know that 5min opening and closing, maybe intriguing, But it's RARELY worth sitting through 30 minutes of padding and commercials each episode for that story.. which may never end because they have to keep that going for as long as the show is renewed - or it ends without any conclusion when the show is canceled.

I watched the first episode and man.... is it dripping with their hackneyed formula. And sorry, but the "surprise reveal" (no spoiler) near the end about someone coming back into the country was just such network junk.

All I know is.. either viewers of these formulaic shows are all developmentally disabled with very low IQs... or the network execs are for continually greenlighting the same drivel.
The Rodentman
03/01/21 at 07:58am

I had de bris when I was a baby.
Steve S.
03/01/21 at 01:46am

Fringe did ok on Fox. Also produced by the Debris producer was Almost Human on Fox which I wanted a second season of but it got canceled. I’ll try some Debris but I fear Harco will be proved prophetic - but the reason could be it’s not good anyway. And if it’s good, NBC will probably Peacock it.

Wikipedia:

The series was one among a handful of pilots that were able to complete majority of filming before production was suspended across the United States due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Filming for the remainder of the first season began on November 2, 2020 and is scheduled to conclude on April 5, 2021 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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On Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds an approval rating of 50% based on 6 critic reviews, with an average rating of 8/10. On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 63 out of 100 based on 5 critic reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
Harco
01/29/21 at 07:24pm

I don't know why the major networks keep trying scifi shows. This will be cancelled.before the end of season one.

These shows need to be on the cable networks.

What a waste

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