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Alphas: Wake Up Call

Eight months after Rosen went public with news of Alphas, the government has hushed him up, locked him in a sanitarium, and turned the existence of Alphas into an urban legend. His team of Alphas have gone their separate ways, but when a prison riot of violent Alphas occurs, the government needs Rosen and Rosen needs his teammates.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x1
Airdate: Monday July 23rd, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

CA (SPACE) Jul 23, 2012
UK (5*) Sep 25, 2012
AU (7mate) Oct 17, 2014


Guest Stars
Mahershalalhashbaz AliMahershalalhashbaz Ali
As Nathan Cley (as Mahershala Ali)
John Pyper-FergusonJohn Pyper-Ferguson
As Stanton Parish
Kathleen MunroeKathleen Munroe
As Danielle Sophia Rosen
Elias ToufexisElias Toufexis
As Cornell Scipio

Co-Guest Stars
Alex Paxton-BeesleyAlex Paxton-Beesley
As Megan Bates
Sarah SlywchukSarah Slywchuk
As Kimi Milard
Daniel KashDaniel Kash
As Rachel's Father
Adriano Sobretodo Jr.Adriano Sobretodo Jr.
As Throat Singing Alpha
Jameson KraemerJameson Kraemer
As Jeff Kowalka
Dylan Scott SmithDylan Scott Smith
As Ted Asher
Kimberly HuieKimberly Huie
As Natalie Young
Dale SammsDale Samms
As William the Orderly
Carson DurvenCarson Durven
As Raving Lunatic
Scott CavalheiroScott Cavalheiro
As Cute Guy
John Boylan (2)John Boylan (2)
As Warden Phillips
Daveed LouzaDaveed Louza
As Binghamton Med Tech
Main Cast
David StrathairnDavid Strathairn
As Dr. Lee Rosen
Ryan CartwrightRyan Cartwright
As Gary Bell
Warren ChristieWarren Christie
As Cameron Hicks
Azita GhanizadaAzita Ghanizada
As Rachel Pirzad
Laura MennellLaura Mennell
As Nina Theroux
Malik YobaMalik Yoba
As Bill Harken


Eight Months Later..

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
WolfmotherJoker and ThiefLights Popping at the Grocery Store (Robbery)

Episode Quotes
Natalie: What about the drugs? Do they help?
Rosen: You should try some and see for yourself.

Cameron: Well, this muzak is killing me. I'm tired of reading deodorant labels.
Bill: You could always switch to hemorrhoid cream.
Cameron: Douchebag.
Bill: That would be aisle three, Hicks.

Bill: Besides, which one of us actually caught someone and which of us shot and killed a parking meter?
Cameron: Friggin' meter had it coming.

Cameron: Take it easy on Cley. I mean, he's a Pittsburgh Pirate fan. He suffers enough.
Bill: That's a self-inflicted wound.

Rachel: What happened to the two of you?
Nina: I woke up.
Cameron: Yeah, is that what you call pushing everyone you meet? You need help.
Nina: You feel like jumping off a building?
Rosen: Please, the both of you, you can discuss how much you care about each other later.

Rosen: And what are these friends offering me?
Nathan Cley: A full pardon. A cause. A fat consulting fee. It'll be just like the old days.
Rosen: Ah, you know, there's a reason they call them the old days. Because they are old.

Rachel: Hey, Gary, my mom's hummus. Your favorite.
Nina: Rachel, he's not a dog, Okay? He doesn't respond to treats.
Rachel: Dogs don't like hummus.

Danielle Sophia Rosen: Yeah, people really do screw everything up, don't they?
Stanton Parish: The smokestack has ever waged war on the apple tree. We'll put an end to that. Better people, better world.

Cultural References
Bill: Trying to get home to watch Storage Wars?

Storage Wars is an A&E reality series that airs on Tuesday nights, and features professional auctioneers who bid on the contents of storage lockers after they have been abandoned.

Cameron: It's Night of the Living Dead.

Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 horror movie by George Romero credited with the birth of the "undead" horror movie, as it features flesh-eating zombies

Stanton Parish: Miles to go before we sleep.

Stanton quotes from "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorMichael Karnow (1)  |  Zak Penn
Executive ProducerGail Berman  |  Gene Stein  |  Bruce Miller (1)  |  Lloyd Braun
Co-Executive ProducerTodd Sharp  |  Michael Karnow (1)  |  Matthew Hastings  |  Ron Milbauer  |  Terri Hughes Burton  |  Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Supervising ProducerNick Copus
ProducerStephen Welke  |  Kevin Lafferty  |  Andrew Mittman
Consulting ProducerTodd Slavkin  |  Darren Swimmer  |  Eric Tuchman
Associate ProducerRobert W. Egami
Production DesignerIngrid Jurek
EditorTim Kinzy
CastingSuzanne Goddard-Smythe  |  Ty Harman
Unit Production ManagerVictoria Harding
First Assistant DirectorDavid McLeod (2)
Second Assistant DirectorKira McCord
MusicTrevor Morris
Music EditorRen Stewart
Costume DesignerSusie Coulthard
Key GripJesse Stanley
Set DesignerDan Norton (1)
Set DecoratorDamien Segee
Location ManagerMalcolm McCulloch
Transportation CoordinatorEvan Siegel
Property MasterChris Pellegrini
Construction CoordinatorRoss Fraser (2)
Production Sound MixerHenry Embry
Script SupervisorMarta Borowski
Production CoordinatorJackie Alexander
Script CoordinatorMeghan L. Welsh  |  Laura Seaton
Assistant EditorSuzanne Labrot-Boote
Supervising Sound EditorJack Levy  |  Jeff K. Brunello
Re-Recording MixerMarti D. Humphrey  |  Chris M. Jacobson
GafferFast Eddy Mikolic
Director of PhotographyDavid Perrault
Story EditorAdam Levy (2)
Stunt CoordinatorJamie Jones
Art DirectorMark Steel (2)
Assistant Production CoordinatorAdam Miller  |  Terri Ann Myers
Executive Story EditorKira Snyder
Third Assistant DirectorFatima Palhetas
ConsultantZak Penn
Main Title ThemePeter Luke Adams  |  Erik Kertes
Visual Effects SupervisorRoberto Biagi
Production AccountantKaren De Montbrun
"A" Camera OperatorFrank Polyak
Department Head HairJenny Arbour
Visual Effects ProducerMatt Gore
Assistant Production ManagerJennifer Kiefaber
Department Head Make-upLinda Preston
Post Production AssistantAshley Ruben
Original CastingGillian O'Neill  |  Jeanie Bacharach
Graphic DesignerAndy Tsang
Unit ManagerTeresa Gough
ColoristGeorge Cvjetnicanin
Assistant To The Executive ProducerLynn Renee Maxcy
Special Effects CoordinatorJohn Laforet
Key CostumerWilliam Ng
"B" Camera OperatorKeith Murphy
Assistant Location ManagerJed Metzger
Canadian CastingRobin D. Cook
Producers AssistantHolly O'Brien (2)
"A" Camera First AssistantPierre Branconnier
"B" Camera First AssistantJim Saysana
Writers' Production AssistantChristopher Sachs
Writers' AssistantRich Herbeck
Motion GraphicsHiep Pham
Data Management TechnicianChris Dover
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