Flash Forward

Last Updated on: May 22nd, 2024

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“Flash Forward” is a science fiction television series that aired on ABC from September 24, 2009, to May 27, 2010. The show was based on the novel of the same name written by Robert J. Sawyer.

The series begins with a mysterious event that occurs for 2 minutes and 17 seconds, during which everyone on Earth loses consciousness and experiences a glimpse of their own lives six months into the future. This global blackout causes chaos and confusion as people try to make sense of the visions they saw.

The story primarily follows the lives of a group of characters, including FBI agents Mark Benford (played by Joseph Fiennes) and Demetri Noh (played by John Cho), who are tasked with investigating the cause and implications of the worldwide blackout.

As the characters grapple with their visions and attempt to prevent or fulfill their predicted futures, the show delves into themes of fate, destiny, and the consequences of knowing what lies ahead.

“Flash Forward” combined elements of science fiction, mystery, and drama, making it an intriguing and suspenseful series. It offered a complex and interconnected narrative as it explored the consequences of knowing the future and the ethical dilemmas that arise from this knowledge.

Despite its interesting premise and solid performances, “Flash Forward” faced challenges with ratings and was canceled after one season, leaving many plotlines unresolved.

While the show had a relatively short run, it gained a dedicated fan base, and its concept of a global event causing glimpses of the future continues to intrigue science fiction enthusiasts. It remains a notable entry in the realm of television series exploring time travel and the complexities of human perception.


Additional Details:

  • Year of Debut: 1995
  • Year of Finale: 1997
  • Type of Series: Live-Action
  • TV Channel/Platform: The Disney Channel
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