Containment, Episode 1

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So, if this first episode is any indication of how it’ll play out in real life, we’re so fucked.

Spoilers ahead.

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A passenger airline stowaway from Syria has been deliberately infected with a modified flu virus, designated H7N2, on a mission of bioterrorism.

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It’s been changed for accelerated replication and increased infectiousness.

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Within hours the infected are like this …

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… and before the day is over, like this:

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This is some nasty shit.

An area of Atlanta is placed under quarantine:

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And the government representative assures the people that if there’s no further spread within 48 hours, the quarantine will be lifted.

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But here’s the entire problem with this series. It opens like this:

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With scenes of chaos I won’t include here. So we already know what’s ahead.

Thanks for ruining the suspense!

This opening episode is nothing but a spoiler-filled trailer for episodes of mayhem to come.

I never saw the original series, but I’d be damned surprised if they spoiled things up front like that.

Having given me a glimpse of the future, I no longer care.

I won’t be watching more.

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