DVD Release: Alphas Season 1

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: July 17, 2012
Price: DVD $44.98
Studio: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

AlphasSyFy’s action-filled TV show Alphas is headlined by the wonderful character actor David Strathairn (The Whistleblower).

Strathairn plays Dr. Lee Rosen, who heads a team of five people who have brain anomalies that have given them superhuman abilities. The group takes the law into their own hands while working within the government to investigate a new brand of crimes.

In season one, the team try to balance their normal lives with their work as Alphas, including dealing with riots linked to a runaway teen, breaking up a large-scale terrorist plot and solving an outbreak of deaths in a local high school.

As well as Strathairn, the science-fiction television series’ cast features Ryan Cartwright (TV’s Bones), Warren Christie (Apollo 18), Valerie Cruz (TV’s Dexter) and Malik Yoba (Why Did I Get Married Too?), as well as guest stars Lindsay Wagner (TV’s The Bionic Woman), Summer Glau (TV’s The Cape) and Brent Spiner (TV’s Star Trek: The Next Generation).

The three-DVD set contains all 11 episodes of the first season as well as these special features:

  • extended pilot
  • “Alphas at Comic-Con 2011”
  • “Alphas: Fan Q&A.”


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.