It's been ninety-seven years since nuclear Armageddon decimated the Earth, destroying civilization. The only survivors were the 400 inhabitants of 12 international space stations that were in orbit at the time. Now, unbeknownst to the general population, the Ark is dying. In a desperate attempt to prevent the extinction of humanity, a group of 100 juvenile prisoners are secretly exiled to the ground to test whether the atmosphere can once again support life. The youth have quite literally inherited the Earth.
Episodes: Pilot; Earth Skills; Earth Kills; Murphy's Law; Twilight's Last Gleaming; His Sister's Keeper; Contents Under Pressure; Day Trip; Unity Day; I Am Become Death; The Calm; We Are Grounders - Part I; We Are Grounders - Part II
Ninety-seven years after nuclear Armageddon destroyed our planet, humanity's sole survivors live on the Ark, an aging space station experiencing overpopulation and inadequate resources. When faced with difficult choices, the Ark leaders-chief medical officer Abby, Chancellor Jaha and the mysterious Kane-decide to send 100 juvenile prisoners back to Earth to test its living conditions. Among them are Clarke, Abby's bright daughter; Wells, Jaha's son; the daredevil Finn; and siblings Bellamy and Octavia. With the survival of all in their inexperienced hands, The 100 young people must learn to rise above their differences and forge a new path on a wild and dangerous landscape that teems with radioactive waste, turbulent weather and unimaginable predators…or face the ultimate extinction of the human race!
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