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The Following

Pilot (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Former FBI agent Ryan Hardy is brought on board as a consultant when the serial killer he arrested many years before, Joe Carroll, escapes from prison killing several guards in the process. Although Hardy caught him, he paid a heavy price....See moreFormer FBI agent Ryan Hardy is brought on board as a consultant when the serial killer he arrested many years before, Joe Carroll, escapes from prison killing several guards in the process. Although Hardy caught him, he paid a heavy price. He was stabbed in the heart and lives courtesy of a pacemaker. He's also on a disability pension. Carroll was an English professor with a fondness for the works of Edgar Allen Poe. Now that he's out, Hardy is certain he will go after Sarah Fuller, his last victim who managed to survive the attack. He's correct but they realize too late that Carroll spent much of his time in prison on the Internet and now has a group of devoted followers who will do as he asks. Written by garykmcd See less
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Kevin Williamson (created by)
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Updated Jan 21, 2013

Release date
Jan 21, 2013 (United States)
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54 cast members
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Kevin Bacon
Ryan Hardy Ryan Hardy   See fewer
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Jeananne Goossen
Jennifer Mason Jennifer Mason   See fewer
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Natalie Zea
Claire Matthews Claire Matthews   See fewer
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Shawn Ashmore
Mike Weston Mike Weston   See fewer
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Valorie Curry
Emma Hill Emma Hill   See fewer
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Nico Tortorella
Jacob Wells Jacob Wells   See fewer
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Adan Canto
Paul Torres Paul Torres   See fewer
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Kyle Catlett
Joey Matthews Joey Matthews   See fewer
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Maggie Grace
Sarah Fuller Sarah Fuller   See fewer
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James Purefoy
Joe Carroll Joe Carroll   See fewer
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Billy Brown
Troy Riley Troy Riley   See fewer
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John Lafayette
Marshall Turner Marshall Turner   See fewer
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Steve Monroe
Jordy Raines Jordy Raines   See fewer
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Michael Roark
Detective Warren Detective Warren   See fewer
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Melissa Ponzio
Detective Joan Garcia Detective Joan Garcia   See fewer
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Cheri Christian
Ice Pick Lady Ice Pick Lady   See fewer
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Michelle Li
Female Reporter Female Reporter   See fewer
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Jason Benjamin
Guard #1 Guard #1   See fewer
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Hunter Womack
Guard #2 Guard #2   See fewer
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Edloe Blackwell
Harriet Harriet   See fewer
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Susan Walters
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Terrence Gibney
Psychologist Psychologist   See fewer
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Jessica Luza
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Des Epps
Student #1 Student #1   See fewer
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Tom Haynes
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Lisa Tucker
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John Emil D'Angelo
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Alexander Martin Jones
US Marshall US Marshall   See fewer
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Bobby Nash
FBI Agent Edwards FBI Agent Edwards   See fewer
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Loren L. Baker
FBI Forensic Photographer (uncredited) FBI Forensic Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Coroner (uncredited) Coroner (uncredited)   See fewer
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FBI Agent (uncredited) FBI Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Uniform Officer (uncredited) Uniform Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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FBI Agent (uncredited) FBI Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Homicide Detective (uncredited) Virginia Homicide Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Waverly Detective (uncredited) Waverly Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andrew S. McMillan
Officer Kirkland (uncredited) Officer Kirkland (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wayne Packer
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcus Deshaun Richardson
Guard #7 (uncredited) Guard #7 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jason Roach
FBI Agent (uncredited) FBI Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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CSI Technician (uncredited) CSI Technician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Female Jogger (uncredited) Female Jogger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Errol Suleyman
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Teems
F.B.I. Agent (uncredited) F.B.I. Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Trink
FBI Crime Scene Photographer (uncredited) FBI Crime Scene Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inmate (uncredited) Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 2,232 votes