Alphas and Ambiguity

Do you watch Alphas?

I started watching it (of course) because it was a different take on the superhero. Or at least people with powers.

I’m really enjoying the show – and some of the abilities are quite creative. Plus, it’s real character study with each person having their own demons and their own issues.

But one of the things that I really like about it is the ambiguity.

This is something you don’t often see in TV because we like everything wrapped up in a little bow. We like our right and wrong; our black and white. Don’t get me wrong, there are distinct groups of “good guys” and “bad guys” But when the “good guys” make a decision, they’re not always sure that it’s the right one. Even after the fact, when all the chips have fallen, sometimes you’re left wondering, “Was that the right decision?”

Because that’s what real life is like. Sometimes we don’t know if the things that we’ve had to do are right or wrong. Sometimes we don’t know until years later if we’ve made the right decisions. Sometimes we never know.

It’s a good show. Check it out.

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3 thoughts on “Alphas and Ambiguity

  1. I love this show. It;s one of my favorite. Who is your favorite character? Ps: you should check Misfits. It’s really nice.

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