In many ways, Awake is an even riskier bet for NBC than the showtune-happy Smash. The show follows a detective whose reality has splintered following a fatal car accident: one day, he wakes up to comfort his grieving wife because their son has died; in the next, he's a widower living with his son who survived. During one of his mandated therapy sessions, he lays it out: One of these existences might not be real — but he'd rather go on living in both.
More ambitious and certainly more challenging than most network dramas, Awake is not nearly as complicated as traversing through Inception, a comparison some critics have already made. Instead, think of it as a cop drama with a twist, albeit a very ambitious twist read more
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As "ER" comes to a close, this hour-long retrospective takes a look back at fifteen seasons of patients, trauma, and all the drama that goes along with it. The retrospective features clips of the series' most memorable moments and interviews with many of the series' stars reflecting on their time on the show. watch