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Under the Dome

Under the Dome


Chester's Mill is a place like any other. At least, it used to be. Until we were cut off from the rest of the world by a mysterious dome. Invisible, indestructible, inescapable. We don't know where it came from or why it's here, but now that we're all trapped under the dome together, none of our secrets are safe.

On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester’s Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a woman’s hand is severed as “the dome” comes down on it, and people running errands in the neighboring town are divided from their families. No one can fathom what this barrier is, where it came from, and when—or if—it will go away.

Dale Barbara, Iraq vet with a mysterious past, is trapped in Chester's Mill and finds himself teamed with a few intrepid citizens—town newspaper editor Julia Shumway, physician’s assistant Angie McAlister, her brother Joe. Against them stands Big Jim Rennie, a politician who will stop at nothing—even murder—to hold the reins of power, and his son, who is keeping a horrible secret in a dark pantry. But their main adversary is the Dome itself. Because time isn’t just short. It’s running out.
  • Currently 7.3/10
7.3/10 (74 Votes cast)


Episode Info

Next: 2x05 -- Reconciliation (Jul/28/2014)


Julia takes over as the leader of Chester's Mill after the town becomes divided in the wake of Big Jim and Rebecca's plans for population control. Meanwhile, Joe and Norrie help Melanie search for more clues about her identity at the Dome wall.


Prev: 2x04 -- Revelation (Jul/21/2014)


Rebecca comes up with a means to eliminate 25% of Chester's Mill's population to save the other 75%. However, she wants Big Jim to carry out the plan. Meanwhile, Barbie, Joe, and Norrie learn where Melanie came from, while Junior comes to believe that Lyle murdered Angie.

  • Currently 7/10
7/10 (5 Votes cast)

Cast
Mike VogelMike Vogel
As Dale "Barbie" Barbara
Rachelle LeFevreRachelle LeFevre
As Julia Shumway
Alex KochAlex Koch
As Junior Rennie (as Alexander Koch)
Eddie CahillEddie Cahill
As Sam Verdreaux (Season 2+)
Colin FordColin Ford
As Joe McAlister
Nicholas StrongNicholas Strong
As Phil Bushey
Mackenzie LintzMackenzie Lintz
As Norrie Calvert-Hill (Season 2+)
Karla CromeKarla Crome
As Rebecca Pine (Season 2+)
Dean NorrisDean Norris
As James "Big Jim" Rennie
Natalie MartinezNatalie Martinez
As Deputy Linda Esquivel

Reviews

baconTV

Reviews: 67
a preview of life under tyrant chairmanORating: 15 likes, 0 dislikes

such unprosperity and reduced to survivalism

though the series is entertaining and inspires returning visitors Read more

Review posted on Wednesday, August 28th 2013 at 3:39 am

philicity

Reviews: 45
under the thumbRating: 10 likes, 0 dislikes

choose aliens before allowing selective enforcement of "greatleader" to destroy us all with false hope and evil change Read more

Review posted on Sunday, October 27th 2013 at 10:55 pm

GameofGnomes

Reviews: 46
Rating: 6 likes, 1 dislikes

"you can keep your doctor [if you can afford it]"

some of the same fascism principles explored in the bubble Read more

Review posted on Monday, April 7th 2014 at 10:17 am

6 reviews available
Recaps
2x4: Revelation recap: At his office, Big Jim is going through the census forms they collected when Rebecca arrives. She reminds him that they need to keep healthy people with practical skills. Big Jim looks at the form on Alice, Harriet's daughter and the first Dome baby. All Harriet does is teach Sunday School and Rebecca warns that they can't let emotions dictate their decisions. He reminds her that he grew up with these people and he's not going to kill anyone until he's absolutely sure that it's necessary. Rebecca wonders how he'll be sure and he suggests that the Dome might guide him. As he puts the forms back, Rebecca secretly pockets his security badge and says that she's going to the school to supervise the windmill project. She assures Big Jim that they'll get through it as long as he's leading them and leaves... read more.

2x3: Force Majeure recap: Barbie enters his room and finds Melanie going through his drawers. She explains that she's looking for reminders and that she thinks she knows him from somewhere. As Julia comes in, Melanie admits that she doesn't know where she came from. As the girl leaves, Julia asks Barbie to be patient with her, but Barbie says that he doesn't buy what he thinks is an act. He tells Julia to be careful about bringing strays in, and Julia points out that he was the last stray she brought in. Ignoring her comment, Barbie says that he's going to the diner to participate in Big Jim's mandatory citizen registration. Melanie asks if she can go with Julia, hoping that someone will recognize her, and Julia assures her that they'll figure it out... read more.

2x2: Infestation recap: The mystery girl, Melanie Cross, runs through the forest at night, stumbling and tripping. She bumps into a tree and a swarm of butterflies flies into the air, and one lands on her hand... read more.

2x1: Heads Will Roll recap: In his cabin, Sam Verdreaux gets the lights to work and then takes out a bottle of alcohol and starts drinking. Outside, the dome turns solid white and Sam runs out to look at it... read more.

1x13: Curtains recap: Inside the mini-dome, a monarch butterfly starts to emerge. Joe, Ben, Carolyn, Norrie, and Linda watch and Linda tells them to move away. She demands to know how long that they've known, and Carolyn tells her that the kids think the egg generates the Dome. They tell her about how the monarch is to be crowned and Joe says that they need to get the butterfly out of the mini-dome before it is hurt... read more.
Recurring Guests

Mackenzie Lintz as Norrie Calvert-Hill (13 eps)
Dale Raoul as Andrea Grinnell (9 eps)
John Elvis as Ben (8 eps)
Samantha Mathis as Alice Calvert (7 eps)
Grace Victoria Cox as Melanie Cross (6 eps)
Beth Broderick as Rose Twitchell (5 eps)
Leon Rippy as Ollie Densmore (5 eps)
Crystal Martinez as Nurse Adams (5 eps)
Ned Bellamy as Reverend Lester Coggins (4 eps)
Andrew Vogel as Carter (4 eps)

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Warning: Under the Dome guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Status: Returning Series
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: June 24, 2013
Episode Order: 13
Akas
• A bura alatt (Used In Hungary)
• Prisão Invisível (Under the Dome), (Used In Brazil)
• Под куполом (Used In Russia)
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