In Human Is Vera Herrick (Essie Davis) and her cold-hearted husband Silas Herrick (Bryan Cranston) have a complicated marriage. They’re both senior officials at the Intergalactic Intelligence Agency (IIA), tasked with securing a precious commodity that is vital to the survival of their home planet Terra – formerly known as Earth.
However, the nearest planet that has the resource, Rexor IV, is home to vicious aliens, who ambush Silas and his team when they go on a mission to the planet. But to Vera’s surprise, Silas returns home unscathed. And to her delight, he’s a changed man. His love for Vera knows no bounds and his appreciation for life seems limitless. Vera’s delighted to have the man who she originally fell in love with back again, but is this really the same Silas who left for Rexor IV?
UK / Channel 4 – Sony Pictures / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 29 October 2017 at 9.00pm
Writer: Jessica Mecklenburg / Director: Francesca Gregorini
Series: Electric Dreams Season 1 Episode 6
Bryan Cranston as Silas Herrick
Essie Davis as Vera Herrick