She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her. A small time but charismatic leader with big plans, Manson has begun to build up his "family", recruiting vulnerable young men and women to join his cause.Teaming up with a young cop who will help him infiltrate Manson's circle, Hodiak is forced to see things through the questioning eyes of someone who came of age amongst the current anti-establishment counterculture.Edgy, addictive and visually stunning, the Age of Aquarius is here.
Without Duchovny, a plodding script with pretty boy, pretty girl actors whom you want to be forgiving towards as it is obvious they are trying their best and good at it, but the script will not let you do it.
The show does a pretty good job of showing the times for what they were in terms of dress, cars, music and the like but at times, it gets in the way of the show.
For example, the Duchovny characters son shows up having fled the war as an enlisted soldier appalled that he was in Cambodia fighting what he believed was an illegal war.
Episode titles in the second season were taken from Beatles songs, although not all were from their White album.
See more » Slang out of place for the time period: Season 1, Episode 1: Sam Hodiak tells Brian Shafe to get a haircut, "high and tight"; Season 2, Episode 5: Detective Cutler and Brian Shafe are examining the gun used in what appears to be a suicide case.
Detective Cutler holds his thumb against the trigger and says, "Easy peasy"; Season 2, Episode 6: At the morgue, Brian Shafe says to the coroner, "...don't gross him out." See more » After about 4 or 5 episodes I find myself waiting for Duchovny to come back into a scene, he makes this whole show go forward; otherwise, a bit plodding in terms of story and script.
The Manson actor good but in a scene with Duchovny, no contest who makes the scene memorable.
A gritty 1960s cop drama about LAPD detective Sam Hodiak and his trainee, who must deal with gangs, brutal crimes, changing times, family crises and unhinged manipulative small-time crook Charles Manson, who's slowly building his cult.
Internal affairs turns up the heat on Hodiak, but a tragedy interrupts the investigation. Sam Hodiak finds himself drawn into a new case when he begins receiving mysterious packages with photos of missing girls.
Meanwhile, Dennis Wilson's courtship with Emma ignites jealousy in Manson. Charmain's risky undercover operation provides valuable information for ...
The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. See full summary » Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. Aquarius stars David Duchovny as Sam Hodiak, a seasoned homicide detective whose investigations dovetail with the activities of real life cult leader Charles Manson in the years before he masterminded the most notorious killings of a generation, the Tate-La Bianca murders.