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[09/02/08 - 03:38 PM]
A Mammoth on the Freeway and the Team's Most Terrifying Threat Yet
BBC America details the remaining installments of "Primeval."

[via press release from BBC America]

A MAMMOTH ON THE FREEWAY AND THE TEAM'S MOST TERRIFYING THREAT YET

***MAJOR SPOILER ALERT***

-BBC AMERICA's hit sci-fi series, Primeval, continues with massive adventures-

BBC AMERICA's new thriller, Primeval, from the creator of Walking With Dinosaurs, is already a monster hit and the raptors haven't even arrived yet. Since unexplained anomalies began ripping holes in the fabric of time, Professor Nick Cutter (Douglas Henshall) and his team have been facing off against savage creatures of the past in modern day. But now mankind faces its deadliest threat - a creature that's never before walked the earth. Just as dangerous is the traitor in their midst and the lethal trap set for Cutter and his team. Who is the spy and what does his wife Helen's (Juliet Aubrey) re-appearance have to do with it?

Primeval Season one finale airs Saturday, September 13, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT and Season two premieres Saturday, September 20, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

The adventure continues with anomalies appearing more frequently than ever as raptors rampage a shopping mall, a sabre-tooth tiger attacks a theme park and a mammoth stops traffic on a London freeway. So far, Cutter's team has managed to come out unscathed, but when battling creatures from another time, how long can that last?

In the season one finale, at the original anomaly site, Special Forces discover an iron fence in ruins with no trace of what caused the damage. Meanwhile, at Abby's (Hannah Spearritt) zoo, lions have gone missing, leaving behind only a small pool of blood and a large hole in the roof of the cage.

With danger looming, things are just as unsettling at government headquarters, where Claudia (Lucy Brown) is attempting to reassure Lester (Ben Miller) of Cutter's capabilities. In the lab, the blood analysis taken from the lion pen turns out to be part bat and it's baffling Connor (Andrew-Lee Potts) and the scientists - until Helen appears to reveal that this isn't a prehistoric predator, it's a ferocious beast from the future.

Tracking this highly intelligent animal, the most terrifying adversary yet, pushes the team to its limits. The battle takes Cutter through an anomaly, but he returns to find the world the same except for one difference - a team member no longer exists. Has Cutter's actions in the past altered the present? Or has he in fact returned to the wrong present? Everyone appears oblivious to Cutter's concerns. Just as he is coming to terms with the loss, he makes a shocking discovery when a new recruit arrives called Jenny Lewis�

***SPOILER ALERTS***

EPISODE SYNOPSES

Episode six � Season one finale

At the original anomaly in the forest, the Special Forces find a wrecked metal fence. Something has been through. At the zoo, a strange and horrible creature attacks the lions. Later, something strange watches Abby feeding the elephants. Luckily for her, it moves on to her boss, Tim Parker, who doesn't fare so well.

At government headquarters, Claudia reassures Lester of Cutter's capability, while at the university, Helen approaches Stephen - she wants a meeting with Cutter and Lester, and has information on three missing persons linked to a creature. Tracking this highly intelligent animal, its most terrifying adversary yet, pushes the team to its limits. The blood analysis taken from the lion pen turns out to be part bat and it's baffling the scientists, until Helen informs Cutter, Claudia and Lester of a new creature threat � from the future.

Premieres Saturday, September 13, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Episode seven � Season two premiere

At the end of episode six, Cutter returns through an anomaly to find the world the same except for one difference � Claudia had disappeared. She's been wiped from everyone's memories, now the oily Oliver Leek (Karl Theobald, Green Wing) is in her place and the team's based in a futuristic-looking headquarters called the ARC. Has Cutter's actions in the past altered the present? Or has he in fact returned to the wrong present? Everyone appears oblivious to Cutter's concerns, but with raptors loose in a shopping mall, he must get back to work. Just as he is coming to terms with the loss, he makes a shocking discovery when a new recruit arrives called Jenny Lewis�

Premieres Saturday, September 20, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Episode eight

The team tries to rescue trapped workers from giant, noxious carnivorous worms that have taken up residence in a skyscraper, the new PR guru bears a striking resemblance to Claudia, and Abby takes an instant dislike to Connor's latest love interest.

Premieres Saturday, September 27, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Episode nine

When a young paintballer is attacked by a sabre-tooth tiger at an adventure theme park, it seems that the new anomaly detector has failed. However, Cutter begins to suspect a conventional explanation � and Connor disgraces himself.

Premieres Saturday, October 4, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Episode ten

When a disco boat comes under attack and a teenager goes missing, Cutter and the team discover weird mer-creatures from the future lurking in the canal. Abby is snatched and Connor blames Cutter. Can they rescue her, or is she dead already?

Premieres Saturday, October 11, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Episode eleven

Entering the latest anomaly, Stephen and Cutter discover a young girl and her dog � and a world full of giant scorpions. Trapped in the Silurian desert, they must stay alive long enough to find a new exit � but will their own world be the same one they left?

Premieres Saturday, October 18, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Episode twelve

When the anomaly detector is sabotaged, Cutter sets a trap to catch the traitor on the team. Helen enlists Stephen's help, but swears him to secrecy. Connor is badly injured by a future predator. Rex goes missing.

Premieres Saturday, October 25, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Episode thirteen

It's the season finale and tension is at an all-time high. Held captive at the abandoned Ministry of Defense base, time is running out for Cutter and his team. Can anything be done to avert the coming catastrophe?

Premieres Saturday, November 1, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT





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