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The Andromeda Strain

Episode #1.3 (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV Episode | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Dr. Jeremy Stone's team desperately examines the staggeringly rapid and radical mutations of the Andromeda organism, which thus obtains carriers and eats trough anything, even the pilot's breathing pipe so as to accidentally cause the ...See moreDr. Jeremy Stone's team desperately examines the staggeringly rapid and radical mutations of the Andromeda organism, which thus obtains carriers and eats trough anything, even the pilot's breathing pipe so as to accidentally cause the atomic bomb to be dropped after all. At first sight purely academic speculation ranging from philosophy to astro-biology combined with observing the temporary survivors yield crucial findings of the sulfuric acid-based enemy. The organism is constructed, communicating like an ants army. Pountless detail in its design puzzles them, until the idea of a messenger function is varied to the organism being the medium, readable in ASCII because sent from the future. Meanwhile the military-political cover up plot thickens, and reporter Nash escapes. Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Writers
Michael Crichton (novel) (as J. Michael Crichton) | Robert Schenkkan (teleplay)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 31, 2008

Release date
2008 (United States)

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Benjamin Bratt
Dr. Jeremy Stone Dr. Jeremy Stone   See fewer
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Ricky Schroder
Major Bill Keane MD (as Rick Schroder) Major Bill Keane MD (as Rick Schroder)   See fewer
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Christa Miller
Dr. Angela Noyce Dr. Angela Noyce   See fewer
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Louis Ferreira
Colonel James C. Ferrus Colonel James C. Ferrus   See fewer
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Ted Atherton
Edward 'Ed' Dewitt Edward 'Ed' Dewitt   See fewer
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Andre Braugher
General George W. Mancheck General George W. Mancheck   See fewer
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Cory Dagg
General Michaelson General Michaelson   See fewer
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Barry Flatman
Charles 'Chuck' Beeter Charles 'Chuck' Beeter   See fewer
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Denise Galik
Annie Dillon Annie Dillon   See fewer
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Eve Harlow
Leila Leila   See fewer
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Emily Holmes
Joanne Scott Joanne Scott   See fewer
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Fred Keating
Charles Henderson Charles Henderson   See fewer
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Daniel Dae Kim
Dr. Tsi Chou Dr. Tsi Chou   See fewer
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Eric McCormack
Jack Nash Jack Nash   See fewer
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Paul Perri
Dr. Smithson Dr. Smithson   See fewer
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Roman Podhora
General Blair General Blair   See fewer
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Jonathan Potts
Pat Terrence Pat Terrence   See fewer
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Kurt Max Runte
Sherriff Martin Willis Sherriff Martin Willis   See fewer
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Ava Salomon
Sarah Scott Sarah Scott   See fewer
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Michal Suchánek
Lance Stone Lance Stone   See fewer
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Michael Teigen
Ocean Savior Ocean Savior   See fewer
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Ted Whittall
President William J. Scott President William J. Scott   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 50 votes