After discovering their parents are super-villains in disguise, a group of teenagers band together to run away from their homes in order to atone for their parents' actions and to discover the secrets of their origins.
Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.
Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, Jessica Jones tries to rebuild her life as a private investigator, dealing with cases involving people with remarkable abilities in New York City.
My guess is that this is low budget, as the special effects are a bit off. And it makes sense, since this is a show based on X-Men, to not bet a lot on it and rely on the performances of the actors and staff for at least a season or two.
However, this reeks of Twilight. You know, perfect makeup/hair even after surviving an explosion. Oh, did you get hit by a car? Let me put a small drop of blood running down from your forehead. We could do it realistically, but you wouldn't look as handsome. Are you a mutant? Let me get you the most awful contact lenses I can find. Is this a TV show based on the lives of the "little mutants"? Nothing makes more sense than giving you the same powers as the A-list super-heroes and say "Those X-Men guys don't notice us". Just try to do it with a straight face.
The drama is so much over the top, it's laughable. Just like Twilight. "I know what you are...", "Say it!", "You're a mutant". Holy... Did I just quote Twilight? Almost. I'm losing respect for myself, so I'll wrap this up quickly.
As boring and ridiculous as the show may seem, they keep dropping X- Men references so people will remember why they're watching the show.
Legion was great because it was so freaking weird and different. This is Agents of Shield season 1 all over again, but with Twilight- scented candles and True Blood actors. So, there might still be... hope? Sure... Good luck for those who stay.
I'm sorry for some of the actors. They could be doing better stuff.
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