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Unspeakable

Emergence (1982 - 1983) (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 44 min | Drama, History

In 1982, two families, are badly shaken when they learn that a mysterious deadly disease called AIDS is threatening the blood system. Each has boys with hemophilia. The medical community struggles to understand the growing epidemic.
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Writers
Vic Parsons (based in part on the book "Bad Blood: The Unspeakable Truth") | André Picard (based in part on the book "The Gift of Death: Confronting Canada's Tainted-Blood Tragedy") | Robert C. Cooper | Tamara Moulin (story editor) & 2 more
Producer
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Lisa Robison (as Lisa Jane Robison)
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 9, 2019

Release date
2019 (United States)
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35 cast members
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Shawn Doyle
Ben Landry Ben Landry   See fewer
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Michael Shanks
Will Sanders Will Sanders   See fewer
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Camille Sullivan
Alice Landry Alice Landry   See fewer
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Sarah Wayne Callies
Margaret Sanders Margaret Sanders   See fewer
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David Lewis
Lawrence Hartley Lawrence Hartley   See fewer
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Brian Markinson
Dr. Roger Perrault Dr. Roger Perrault   See fewer
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William MacDonald
Frank Schnabel Frank Schnabel   See fewer
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Kimberley Sustad
Caitlyn Hartley Caitlyn Hartley   See fewer
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Caroline Cave
Ann O'Malley Ann O'Malley   See fewer
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Jared Ager-Foster
Peter Landry Peter Landry   See fewer
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Laura Bertram
Kelly Girard Kelly Girard   See fewer
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Ricardo Ortiz
Ryan Sanders Ryan Sanders   See fewer
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Ryan Grantham
Andy Girard Andy Girard   See fewer
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Paul Piaskowski
Dr. Christos Tsoukas Dr. Christos Tsoukas   See fewer
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Eric Breker
Dr. John Derrick Dr. John Derrick   See fewer
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Robert Moloney
Dr. Derek Naylor Dr. Derek Naylor   See fewer
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Trinity Likins
Emma Landry Emma Landry   See fewer
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Avery Konrad
Kendra Bowen Kendra Bowen   See fewer
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John Emmet Tracy
Sam Millhouse Sam Millhouse   See fewer
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Garry Chalk
Arvid Knudson Arvid Knudson   See fewer
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Eric Keenleyside
Dr. Martin Davey Dr. Martin Davey   See fewer
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Troy Rudolph
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Alistair Abell
Ed Wilmont Ed Wilmont   See fewer
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Rohan Campbell
Eric Doncaster Eric Doncaster   See fewer
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Jay Brazeau
Dr. John Furesz Dr. John Furesz   See fewer
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Fiona Hogan
Dr. Rosalyn Herst Dr. Rosalyn Herst   See fewer
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Fred Henderson
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Byron Noble
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Natalie Moon
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Gillian Barber
Dr. Hannah Strawczynski Dr. Hannah Strawczynski   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 26 votes