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Defiance (2013 - 2015)

Defiance (2013 - 2015)





Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

The series is set in the near future, where aliens known collectively as Votans have come to Earth seeking a new home after their solar system was destroyed. However, when they reached Earth, they discovered despite a prolonged negotiation with the government on Earth, they were not welcome. Rather than turn away, they began a war with the humans as they are determined to make Earth their new home. During the war, the Votans dropped terraformers on the planet and transformed the surface; scorching the earth, opening chasms in the ground and covering the surface of the planet in dust and debris. After decades of war, a ceasefire is declared when both sides realise they must focus on survival on this new almost alien planet.

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Critics Consensus: A wild, uneven ride, Defiance's third season tests its characters -- and audiences -- resolve.

2015, SyFy, 13 episodes

Critics Consensus: Defiance rearranges its narrative board to thrilling effect in a sophomore season that deepens the series' lore while providing its characters more agency to surprise.

2014, SyFy, 13 episodes

Critics Consensus: Defiance is watchable for its keen loyalty to science fiction and a well-told story.

2013, SyFy, 12 episodes


Grant Bowler
as Joshua Nolan
Julie Benz
as Amanda Rosewater
Jaime Murray
as Stahma Tarr
Tony Curran
as Datak Tarr
Graham Greene (II)
as Rafe McCawley
Jesse Rath
as Alak Tarr
Trenna Keating
as Doc Yewll
Nicole Muñoz
as Christie McCawley
Dewshane Williams
as Tommy LaSalle
Justin Rain
as Quentin McCawley
James Murray
as Niles Pottinger
Anna Hopkins
as Jessica "Berlin" Rainer
William Atherton
as Viceroy Mercado
Kristina Pesic
as Treasure Doll
Linda Hamilton
as Pilar McCawley
Lee Tergesen
as General Rahm Tak
Ian Ziering
as Conrad Von Bach
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Series Details

TV Network: SyFy
Premiere Date: Apr 15, 2013
Genre: Action & Adventure
Executive Producers: Kevin Murphy, Michael Taylor
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