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      Season 5 – Primeval

      2011 Drama Mystery & Thriller Sci-Fi Adventure List
      Reviews 62% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score Strange, unexplained "anomalies" have ripped multiple holes in the fabric of time and space, allowing dangerous (and dangerously hungry) creatures from the distant past to lumber onto the streets of modern Britain. A crack team of specialists were appointed by the government to investigate and control these "creature incursions," creating the Anomaly Research Center (ARC), which is now jointly owned by the government and by entrepreneurial scientist Philip Burton. The ruthless, manipulative Burton heads ARC's control center, often butting heads with government official James Lester, while zoologist Matt Anderson leads a capable crew in the field. They are under siege, however -- anomalies are becoming more numerous, unpredictable and dangerous than ever before, and the end of the world seems to be just around the corner. Read More Read Less Watch on Peacock Stream Now

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      Episodes

      Previous Episode 1 Aired May 24, 2011 5.1 A vicious underground creature brings chaos to the city, and the team must race against time to track its movements and prevent it from causing more damage. Details Episode 2 Aired May 31, 2011 5.2 The ARC team are called after a nuclear submarine encounters an anomaly and a Liopleurodon in the sea. Details Episode 3 Aired Jun 7, 2011 5.3 Following a displaced raptor through an anomaly, Matt ends up in Victorian London. Realizing the raptor is to blame for several gruesome murders in the area, he tracks it down. Details Episode 4 Aired Jun 14, 2011 5.4 Philip and Connor secretly open an anomaly within the ARC, only to be invaded by a mass of scurrying future-beetles, which forces the base into lockdown. Details Episode 5 Aired Jun 21, 2011 5.5 Matt has a realization about the mission; the team struggles to keep up with demand; Philip escapes Connor's custody. Details Episode 6 Aired Jun 28, 2011 5.6 Faced with the increasing dangers of Philip's machine, the team are pitted against their darkest challenge yet as Matt's prediction appears to be true. Details Next
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      Previous Charles Webb MTV The series writers keep the structure of the episodes fairly simple and allow the action to unfold simply and cleanly without too much protracted build-up. Jul 3, 2018 Full Review Dan Owen What Culture It's a shame Primeval's failed to rise to the next level, despite clearly wanting to, and the corniness of its characters doesn't help matters. 1.5/4 May 25, 2011 Full Review Chris Conatan PopMatters There's enough action-packed monster fighting to keep the show exciting, the character development is solid, and the cerebral overarching plot will keep sci-fi fans interested. 6/10 May 24, 2011 Full Review Next
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      Previous Felix R Fantastic series! I loved this show! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 12/08/21 Full Review Audience Member This should have 100% Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member awesome movie. the graphics are just mind blowing and the plot is interesting.. Wish they could continue it. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Robert Quinn, Cilla Ware, Mark Everest
      Executive Producer
      Tim Haines, Adrian Hodges
      Screenwriter
      Steve Bailie, Paul Mousley, Helen Raynor, Chris Lang, Michael A. Walker, Gabbie Asher, Adrian Hodges
      Network
      ITV
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Drama, Mystery & Thriller, Sci-Fi, Adventure
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date
      May 24, 2011
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