The seven series of science-fiction to escape the world today

Sept séries de science-fiction pour échapper au monde actuel

The series fantasy and science fiction are a good way to escape from the current situation, and diving into worlds futuristic parallel universe. Here are seven that you can follow, from the first episode, on the portal illico and on Extra.

1. DC : Legends of tomorrow

Ex-officer of the Confederation of the masters of time, Rip Hunter was seized illegally from a ship that allows him to travel in time. The future has been conquered and humans have become slaves. His mission was to recruit a group of superheroes and supervilains which have the capacity to face a global threat. This series features the characters of Captain Cold, Heat Wave, Atom, Hawkgirl, Hawkman, White Canary, and Firestorm.

  • Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 4 on illico

2. Flash

Inspired by the cartoon character of the DC universe, the Flash follows the young scientist Barry Allen who is trying to clear his father imprisoned after he was sentenced for the murder of his mother. Touched accidentally by a flash of lightning, during the explosion of a particle accelerator, he discovers that he can run at superhuman speed and has the ability to heal quickly. He will face a meta-human so dangerous that they have also been affected by the explosion.

  • Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on illico

3. Supergirl

Sent on Earth to protect her cousin Kal-El who would become Superman, Kara Zor-El is trapped in the space-time and she arrives on Earth 24 years later. Adopted by the family of Danvers, she learns to control and hide his super powers. An unexpected catastrophe requires him to show who she really is.

  • Seasons 1, 2 and 3 on illico

4. The Dream of electric Philip K. Dick

The works of the american author Philip K. Dick are at the origin of the films Blade Runner, Total Recall, Planet Howling, The show Truman and Minority Report. This series produced for Amazon Prime Video offers 10 stories inspired by his books and new. The actors Steve Buscemi, Vera Farmiga, Quebec’s Rachelle Lefevre and Anna Paquin are part of the distribution.

  • A season on illico

5. 100

The series The 100 takes place 97 years after a nuclear holocaust has decimated the Earth’s population. It remains 2400 survivors, distributed in 12 space stations in orbit. One hundred prisoners who were under 18 years of age, who were part of the survivors, are sent to the surface of the Earth to see if it can be inhabited again.

  • Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on illico

6. The War of the worlds

British series of three episodes, the War of The worlds is an adaptation of the famous novel by H. G. Wells. George tries to build a new life in London, at the beginning of the 20th century, with Amy, his new wife. A project that will be disrupted by the arrival of the spheres mysterious from the planet Mars. The aliens land on Earth and they destroy everything in their path.

  • A season on Extra

7. The Twilight Zone – The Fourth dimension

The Twilight Zone – The Fourth dimension is an adaptation of the famous series of Rod Sterling, which had been circulated, with success, from 1959 to 1964. The first season has 10 episodes closed that offer strange stories, fantastic and enigmatic. Third revival of this cult series, this new strand has been renewed for a second season.

  • A season on Extra
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