Premature Infatuation: CBS’ Intelligence
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The Concept: Focuses on U.S. Cyber Command and focuses on a unit that has been created around one agent with a very special gift — a microchip has been implanted in his brain that allows him to access the entire electromagnetic spectrum.
First of all, let me just say, that I’m not completely sold on the concept. It’s something I’m going to have to see before I decide if I believe. It sounds a little like a super drama-fied version of Chuck meets Syfy’s Alphas (well, the Gary character anyway). But guess what? I watched and adored both those shows. If you watch the three-minute preview, they say it’s a Six Million Dollar Man for today’s world. That’s a sure way to get me to watch Intelligence. But they’re just preaching to the choir. Because there’s already one big reason why I am jones-ing for this show to start sooner rather than later: