Awake is an intriguing drama about Detective Michael Britten who finds he's living two parallel lives. He's involved in a car accident that seems to have killed both his son and wife yet his mind creates an ingenious coping mechanism in which he now lives two separate lives - one where his wife survived and the other where his son did. Trying to regain some normalcy, Michael returns to solving crimes in both worlds with the help of two different partners, Detective Isaiah "Bird" Freeman and Detective Efrem Vega Michael is assigned a different case in each reality and quickly discovers that his dual existence is actually a powerful tool. He begins to solve impossible cases by using his two realities to gain unique perspectives and link clues that cross over from world to world. Helping Michael to navigate his two realities are his bureau-assigned therapists Dr. Evans and Dr. Lee While both therapists work to untangle his two worlds, Michael has no interest in proving either one is false. But when memories of the accident begin to haunt him, he is forced to confront the truth about what really happened the night of the crash.
Drama series about a detective who finds he is leading an arduous double life that defies reality. Following a tragic car accident, detective Michael Britten finds himself awake in two separate realities: one where his teen son, Rex, died in the crash and his wife, Hannah, survived and another where Hannah has perished, leaving Michael and Rex to pick up the pieces. In order to keep both of his loved ones alive, Michael begins living in two dueling realities, churning up confusion. In one reality, Michael and his wife debate having another child, while in the other, his son Rex is turning to his tennis coach, Tara, to fill the void from the loss of his mother. Trying to regain some normalcy, Michael returns to solving crimes in both worlds with the help of two different partners, Detective Isaiah "Bird" Freeman and Detective Efrem Vega. Michael is assigned a different case in each reality and quickly discovers that his dual existence is actually a powerful tool. He begins to solve ...
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Awake Airs: Thursday
Awake Status: Ended
AWAKE - General Information
Series Premiere: March 01, 2012 Classification: Scripted Genre: Action | Drama | Fantasy | Mystery | Sci-Fi Network: NBC Airs: Thursday at 10:00 pm Runtime: 60 Minutes
AWAKE - Season 1 -- 13 Episodes
1x1 -- Mar 01, 2012 -- Pilot 1x2 -- Mar 08, 2012 -- The Little Guy 1x3 -- Mar 15, 2012 -- Guilty 1x4 -- Mar 22, 2012 -- Kate is Enough 1x5 -- Mar 29, 2012 -- Oregon 1x6 -- Apr 05, 2012 -- That's Not My Penguin 1x7 -- Apr 12, 2012 -- Ricky's Tacos 1x8 -- Apr 19, 2012 -- Nightswimming 1x9 -- Apr 26, 2012 -- Game Day 1x10 -- May 03, 2012 -- Slack Water 1x11 -- May 10, 2012 -- Say Hello to My Little Friend 1x12 -- May 17, 2012 -- Two Birds 1x13 -- May 24, 2012 -- Turtles All the Way Down