Debris (NBC Drama Series)

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Last night (March 1) was the debut of NBC's new paranormal / X-Files-ish drama Debris.

Here's how the show's main webpage introduces it ...
About the Show
When mysterious wreckage starts falling from the sky, a secretive international agency is tasked with figuring out what it is, where it came from, and most importantly… what it can do. British agent Finola Jones and American agent Bryan Beneventi are partners who have very different styles – she's warm, intuitive and detail-oriented, and he's charming, confident and guarded. But they have no choice but to trust each other as they track down the debris scattered across the Western Hemisphere. Each fragment has unpredictable, powerful and sometimes dangerous effects on the everyday people who find it. Every discovery is also a race against time, because shadowy outside forces seek these objects for nefarious purposes.
SOURCE: https://www.nbc.com/debris

See Also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debris_(TV_series)

Video clips (including the first 10 minutes as a sample ... ) and the entire pilot episode are accessible at the NBC website:

https://www.nbc.com/debris/video/pilot/4319063
 

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Last night (March 1) was the debut of NBC's new paranormal / X-Files-ish drama Debris.

Here's how the show's main webpage introduces it ...


SOURCE: https://www.nbc.com/debris

See Also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debris_(TV_series)

Video clips (including the first 10 minutes as a sample ... ) and the entire pilot episode are accessible at the NBC website:

https://www.nbc.com/debris/video/pilot/4319063
sounds like a cross between Warehouse 13 and The Lost Room.
 

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Debris incorporates a lot of elements we've seen before, such as:

- A pair of professional investigators with different back stories, attitudes and orientations (a la X-Files)
- Surrealistic scenes (a la X-Files, LOST, etc.)
- A number of branches (sub-plots; back stories; peripheral characters)

I don't consider these as significant flaws, because there's hardly any way to avoid including them (or closely similar things).

Some of the less common / more unique-to-this-series elements are:

- A mysterious alien spacecraft (source of the debris) is a given
- The debris has many sizes and forms, and each has different powers or effects
- The effects initially seen range from physically fantastic (teleportation; levitation) to psychological / emotional
 
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New episode tonight...I have been enjoying it. I think they could have used different characters for the leads but the show is entertaining me for now.
 
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