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Alphas: Alphaville

Rosen traces Skylar to an isolated Alpha colony to get her help examining Stanton's photic stimulator. However, Stanton sends a team to recover the machine and the colonists are caught in the middle.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x6
Airdate: Monday August 27th, 2012

Director: Nick Copus
Writer: Michael Chamoy

Alternate Airdates:

CA (SPACE) Aug 27, 2012
UK (5*) Oct 30, 2012
AU (7mate) Oct 31, 2014

Guest Stars
John Pyper-FergusonJohn Pyper-Ferguson
As Stanton Parish
Steve ByersSteve Byers
As John Bennett
Elias ToufexisElias Toufexis
As Cornell Scipio
Kathleen MunroeKathleen Munroe
As Danielle Sophia Rosen
Summer GlauSummer Glau
As Skylar Adams

Co-Guest Stars
Skyler WexlerSkyler Wexler
As Zoe
Conrad CoatesConrad Coates
As Claude
Tiio HornTiio Horn
As Trisha
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


Rosen and Bill watch Cold War test footage of the use of light stimulation to trigger responses in brain activity. Bill doesn't see the connection but Rosen reminds him that Stanton had Burton fast-track the development of the photic stimulator through the FDA Kat has taken it apart but found nothing, but Rosen figures that it was used to enhance Jason Miller's ability and thousands will be distributed shortly. Bill reminds him that Cley needs it by the next morning since it is evidence, but Rosen tells his teammate that it is going to Skylar Adams...

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Episode Quotes
Gary: Dr. Rosen, why do I have to go? I don't want to go. I don't like going places.
Rosen: Gary, you're part of the team and I want everybody doing security.
Gary: No, but Bill, he does the security. Because Bill--Bill's the muscle. And the muscle is in the arm. I'm the brain, and the brain stays in the head. The office is the head. That's my metaphor.
Bill: All right, that's a great metaphor, Gary. You are the brain.
Gary: Yeah, well, tell Dr. Rosen the brain stays in the head.

Skylar Adams: She just--she never stops. She wakes me up at 4 in the morning to tell me she's discovered a new prime number.
Rosen: Well, as they say, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Didn't you once take apart your family's Volkswagen and make an air cannon or something?
Skylar Adams: It was a Nissan.

Gary: I don't like bees. They have evil intent.

Zoe: Let me help.
Cameron: (bleeding) Okay. Here, right there.
Zoe: You've lost two 213ccs of blood. That's 7.223868 fluid ounces. I rounded.
Cameron: Yeah, I'm gonna take your word for it, kid.

Cultural References
Skylar Adams: Trouble in the Justice League?

The JLA is the Justice League of America, the assembly of the world's great superheroes of DC Comics.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorMichael Karnow (1)  |  Zak Penn
Executive ProducerGail Berman  |  Bruce Miller (1)  |  Gene Stein  |  Lloyd Braun
Co-Executive ProducerRon Milbauer  |  Robert Hewitt Wolfe  |  Matthew Hastings  |  Michael Karnow (1)  |  Todd Sharp  |  Terri Hughes Burton
Supervising ProducerNick Copus
ProducerStephen Welke  |  Andrew Mittman  |  Kevin Lafferty
Consulting ProducerEric Tuchman  |  Todd Slavkin  |  Darren Swimmer
Associate ProducerRobert W. Egami
Production DesignerIngrid Jurek
EditorNeil Felder
CastingSuzanne Goddard-Smythe  |  Ty Harman
Unit Production ManagerVictoria Harding
First Assistant DirectorBrad Jubenville
Second Assistant DirectorKen Smith (2)
MusicTrevor Morris
Music EditorRen Stewart
Key GripJesse Stanley
Set DesignerDan Norton (1)
Set DecoratorDamien Segee
Location ManagerGeoff Smither
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 EditorArman Tahmizyan
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 CoordinatorTerri Ann Myers
Post Production CoordinatorAdam Miller
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 ManagerKyle O'connor
Canadian CastingRobin D. Cook
Producers AssistantHolly O'Brien (2)
"A" Camera First AssistantPierre Branconnier
Second Unit Second Assistant DirectorAric Dupere
"B" Camera First AssistantJim Saysana
Writers' Production AssistantChristopher Sachs
Writers' AssistantRich Herbeck
Motion GraphicsHiep Pham
2nd Unit DirectorDarrin Brown
Data Management TechnicianChris Dover
2nd Unit First Assistant DirectorBeau Ferris
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