Picks and Pans Review: Eleventh Hour

updated 10/13/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/13/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS, Oct. 9, 10 p.m. ET

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Rufus Sewell is Jacob Hood, a Nobel-caliber biophysicist investigating crimes that hinge on questionable uses of science—black-market human cloning, for example, in the entertaining premiere. It's a less freakazoid Fringe. Sewell, a gloweringly handsome man who must have been conceived on a dark and stormy night, has fun with the role, reining in his firepower for the occasional emotional explosion.


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