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Powerless (NBC 2017, Vanessa Hudgens, Alan Tudyk)

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In Powerless, the first comedy series set in the universe of DC Comics, Vanessa Hudgens plays Emily, a spunky young insurance adjuster specializing in regular-people coverage against damage caused by the crime-fighting superheroes.

It’s when she stands up to one of these larger-than-life figures (after an epic battle messes with her commute) that she accidentally becomes a cult ‘hero’ in her own right … even if it’s just to her group of lovably quirky co-workers.

Now, while she navigates her normal, everyday life against an explosive backdrop, Emily might just discover that being a hero doesn’t always require superpowers.

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USA | NBC – DC Comics – Warner Bros. Television | 12×25 minutes | Broadcast 2 February – 16 June 2017

Ben Queen as Creator/Executive Producer
Michael Patrick Jann as Executive Producer/Director (Pilot)

cast
Alan Tudyk as Van Wayne
Robert Buckley as Ron Funches as Ron
Christina Kirk as Jackie
Danny Pudi as Teddy
Vanessa Hudgens as Emily Locke
Jennie Pierson as Wendy

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Alastair James is the editor in chief for Memorable TV. He has been involved in media since his university days. Alastair is passionate about television, and some of his favourite shows include Line of Duty, Luther and Traitors. He is always on the lookout for hot new shows, and is always keen to share his knowledge with others.

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