Warehouse 13 5 Seasons 2009

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Season 1
(108) IMDb 7.4/10
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1. Pilot - Part 1 AGES_12_AND_OVER

After saving the life of the President, two Secret Service agents find themselves abruptly transferred to Warehouse 13, a massive, top-secret storage facility which houses every strange artefact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and supernatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government.

Starring:
Joanne Kelly,Eddie McClintock
Runtime:
45 minutes

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Pilot - Part 1

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Season 1

Product Details

Genres Drama, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure
Director Jace Alexander
Starring Joanne Kelly, Eddie McClintock
Supporting actors CCH Pounder, Saul Rubinek
Season year 2009
Network NBC Universal
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5 stars

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38 of 40 people found the following review helpful By shpadoinkle VINE VOICE on 20 July 2010
Format: DVD
The best word to describe this I think is fun. It starts off a bit dodgy and slow, but then as the series goes on, the storylines become more involving, and it's very good entertainment. On a scale of sci-fi goodness, I'd say it was at about the same level as 'Sanctuary' and 'The Dresden Files' - maybe a bit better. Towards the end you may realise you really care about the characters, even Artie the gruff Warehouse boss (Saul Rubinek), who I really wasn't keen on at the start, but I think grows on you.

It's also a really great idea for a show - a massive warehouse full of magical objects, or 'artifacts'. It will be hard for them to run out of ideas(yay, more seasons!), when there are millions of objects, and each one can be totally different. The episode I just watched included humourous but menacing dodgeballs that bounce up and down by themselves, and multiply on contact, or just downright evil historical artefacts, such as Edgar Allen Poe's notebook and feather quill, that inspires sociopathic tendencies and can make whatever it writes a reality.

The technology is the show is also a bit different, having evolved in the world of the centuries old Warehouse. For instance the 'Farnsworth', which looks like a rusty shaving mirror from the 60s, but is actually portable 2-way visual commmunication. Also pretty cool is the 'Tesla' - he worked for the Warehouse, obviously - which is basically a comical looking ray-gun, that fires bolts of electricity to stun the bad guys. Totally steampunky, and better than guns by a million. The visuals are normally great too, especially the sweeping shots of the gloomy interior of the Warehouse.
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46 of 50 people found the following review helpful By E. A Solinas HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWER on 17 May 2010
Format: DVD
Combine "The X-Files" with Indiana Jones and add a dash of "Sanctuary," and voila -- you have "Warehouse 13."

Yeah, Sci-fi/SyFy's latest series isn't exactly the most original or unique show out there, but it is strangely endearing. After a round of rather generic standalone episodes, this series bounces off once it introduces a main villain and a plot arc -- and while there's little romantic chemistry, the lead characters are a likable bunch with some nicely handled character development.

After a weird incident involving an assassin and an Aztec bloodstone, Secret Service agents Myka Bering (Joanne Kelly) and Pete Lattimer (Eddie McClintock) are summoned to a run-down warehouse in the South Dakota badlands. An eccentric agent called Artie (Saul Rubinek) informs them that this is Warehouse 13, which holds dangerous and bizarre "artifacts" -- and their new assignment is to collect and neutralize new artifacts.

Among the problems they encounter: a young man possessed by a strange Italian power, bank robberies using music, a teleportation experiment gone wrong, a device that channels enough energy to fry people to a crisp, a katana that can slice through light, a mirror that switches Myka with a malevolent creature, and a prison whose occupants are driven to madness by the ghosts of their pasts. But the most dangerous problem is a former agent of the Warehouse, who is now determined to grab the artifacts for his own purposes -- and destroy Artie and the others as well.

Despite being pretty derivative of "The X-Files" at times (skeptical strict female agent paired with quirky wild card), "Warehouse 13" has a pretty brilliant concept -- basically it's about a place that seals away any dangerous historical artifacts.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Michael Banzon on 17 Aug. 2010
Format: DVD
I didn't really expect much from this box but the conclusion must be that it is one of the best "Recommends" from Amazon ever!

The series somehow just hit the spit with equal part of down-to-earth sci-fi and humor with that extra spicy touch of (to me at least) new and unknown actors/actresses - just what I needed!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Trilliane on 17 Jan. 2013
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Purchased for my husband who is a fan of the series and of course he loves it. It's funny, interesting and well researched, overall a great show.

Stars though must be removed for a fact that many others have pointed out, no subtitles, since I have no issue watching the show on tv (because subtitles are available) I cannot enjoy watching this on dvd at my pleasure, I have hearing loss and rely on subtitles when unable to have the volume at a level where I can hear it (when our young son is in bed).

I really don't understand why they have been ommited from the UK dvd release. Very descrimanitory of them to exclude an audiance.

While I may get the later series for my hubby, I'm saddened that I may not be able to enjoy them with him.
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As the UK DVD box of Warehouse 13 sadly is without any subtitles, those who really need them should have a look at the french or the german version of this DVD box.
Because it has english and french/german subtitles and audio in both languages (engish + french or german).
Same is true for season 2 ( french or german) and season 3 (french (german not published yet))
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22 of 25 people found the following review helpful By Mr. D. L. Rees TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 16 Jan. 2011
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Fun. Daft though, based on a premise impossible to believe. Imagine a vast stock of artefacts, all with special powers. Clearly they must never fall into the wrong hands. America's government forces must secretly store them away with maximum security....

Not so! Instead they have created Dakota's Warehouse 13, its organization ramshackle (to put it mildly). In charge is brilliant but bumbling Artie, his staff in due course to rise to four. Many items seem haphazardly stacked, accidents (and problems) resulting - as with Lewis Carroll's toppled looking glass.

Despite such nonsense (or perhaps because of it), there is much to enjoy with a likeable cast. Those playing Pete and Myka entertainingly squabble their way through various investigations. Claudia makes impact - she a lippy ultra brainy whizz kid with considerable attitude. CCH Pounder adds welcome substance, Roger Rees formidable villainy.

Some may feel the series is at its best when not so lightweight (as with Edgar Allan Poe's pen and that prison suddenly experiencing suicides). The finale certainly piles on the shocks, cliffhangers designed to whet the appetite for Season 2.

Pleasant escapism for those who simply wish to sit back and relax.
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