Awake follows Detective Michael Britten (Jason Isaacs) who wakes up after a car accident. he learns that his wife, who was in the car with him, died. He tries to put everything together to find what is going on. However, after a few days, he finds that his wife is not dead, but that it was his son who died. Confused, Michael goes back to work as a detective trying to put things normal again. One moment he is talking to his wife about having another baby and then the next he is at a tennis match talking to his son's coach about how his son is dealing with the loss. All this time, he is trying to do the job he loves and thinking that he is going insane.

Created by Kyle Killen (Lone Star), Awake dives into a story about a man wanting to know what is real and what is in his mind. The creativity of the show allows for the viewers to enjoy themselves and try to help Michael through his cases. It is a new age type of plot that turns a normal, sane man into something that he never thought of happening to him ever.

Episode Info

Final: 1x13 -- Turtles All the Way Down (May/24/2012)

In one reality, Michael sits in a holding cell after his arrest for the attempted murder of the man who killed his family. In the other reality, he is offered a commendation for killing the same man. To escape in the first reality, Michael must speak to himself in the second... and resolve the situation with his family once and for all.
Jason IsaacsJason Isaacs
As Detective Michael Britten
Laura AllenLaura Allen
As Hannah Britten
Steve Harris (1)Steve Harris (1)
As Detective Isaiah “Bird” Freeman
Dylan MinnetteDylan Minnette
As Rex Britten
B.D. WongB.D. Wong
As Dr. John Lee
Wilmer ValderramaWilmer Valderrama
As Detective Efrem Vega
Cherry JonesCherry Jones
As Dr. Judith Evans


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Recurring Guests

Laura Innes as Captain Tricia Harper (9 eps)
Daniela Bobadilla as Emma (7 eps)
Mark Harelik as Carl Kessel (5 eps)
Chris McGarry as Dr. Banks (4 eps)
Kevin Weisman as Detective Edward Hawkins (3 eps)
John Christopher Storey as Len (3 eps)
Logan Miller as Cole (3 eps)
Carlos Lacamara as Joaquin (2 eps)
Jim Cantafio as IA Officer (2 eps)
Benjamin Burdick as Uniform #2 (2 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: March 01, 2012
Ended: May 24, 2012
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