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BrainDead 

TV-14 | | Comedy, Drama, Horror | TV Series (2016)
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A government employee discovers that the cause of the tensions between the two political parties is a race of extraterrestrial insects eating the brains of the politicians.
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Series cast summary:
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ...  Laurel Healy 13 episodes, 2016
Danny Pino ...  Luke Healy 13 episodes, 2016
Aaron Tveit ...  Gareth Ritter 13 episodes, 2016
Tony Shalhoub ...  Red Wheatus 13 episodes, 2016
Nikki M. James ...  Rochelle Daudier 12 episodes, 2016
Johnny Ray Gill ...  Gustav Triplett 10 episodes, 2016
Paige Patterson ...  Scarlett Pierce 10 episodes, 2016
Jan Maxwell ...  Ella Pollack 9 episodes, 2016
Zach Grenier ...  Dean Healy 8 episodes, 2016
Megan Hilty ...  Misty Alise 8 episodes, 2016
Beth Malone ...  Claudia Monarch 8 episodes, 2016
Charlie Semine ...  Anthony Onofrio 7 episodes, 2016
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A young, fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. to discover two things: The government has stopped working, and alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill staffers.

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What's Eating Washington?


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English

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13 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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BrainDead See more »

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Nikki M. James and Tony Shalhoub have previously guest starred in The Blacklist (2013). See more »

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References Left 4 Dead 2 (2009) See more »

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Equal Opportunity BrainDead
30 June 2016 | by SomeBlueDevilSee all my reviews

I decided to check out this new show and I have to admit, it's pretty funny.

Disclaimer: I'm not a member of either of the major parties - I ditched my "life-time club membership" right after voting in the primaries. LOL Gotta wake up sometime, right?

To me, they're both varying degrees of terrible. Which might explain why I dig this show. It takes potshots at both sides.

It's obviously both satire and fiction but with current real-life elections underway, I can see where this might rub some people the wrong way.

At this early stage I don't see any agenda and there might just not be one, or it might hint at the fact that the 2-Party system simply isn't working in a country that claims to value personal freedoms and democracy.

I say enjoy it for what it is. :)


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