Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
A family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled — and suffer the consequences.
An astronaut named Gary and his planet-destroying sidekick called Mooncake embark on journeys through space in order to unlock the mystery of where the universe actually ends and if it actually does exist.
Gilead is ruled by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state, and is faced with environmental disasters and a plummeting birth rate. In a desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world, the few remaining fertile women are forced into sexual servitude.
Dave Lister is the last known human alive having come out of suspended animation 3,000,000 years later. He has very limited company in deep space - a hologram of his dead shipmate, Rimmer, Cat, the ship's computer Holly and a robot called Kryten.