Cameron teams up with Gardiner, Alec’s house becomes a crime scene, and we learn someone’s truth about why future Alec sent Liber8 to the present.

Title: “Second Listen”

Cast and Crew

Directed by David Frazee
Written by Shelley Eriksen

Rachel Nichols as Kiera Cameron
Victor Webster as Carlos Fonnegra
Erik Kundson as Alec Sadler
Magda Apanowicz as Emily
Luvia Petersen as Jasmine Garza
Willam B. Davis as future Alec Sadler
Nicholas Lea as Gardiner
Roger Cross as Travis Verta
Jennifer Spence as Betty Robertson
Stephen Lobo as Matthew Kellog
Raf Rogers as Bickle
Ian Tracey as Jason
Zak Santiago as Miller

Full cast and crew information may be found here.


Kiera, Alec, and Gardiner try to find the kidnapped bodies, while Jasmine Garza tries to kill Alec Sadler—under orders from his future self.

We also lose a significant character.

High Point

The episode answers questions about future Alec Sadler and his relationship with Jasmine Garza and Liber8, while raising others. What new path, for example. will young Alec establish if allowed to live? Will he be able to build his corporation and still prevent the future we’ve already seen?

On another matter— has Emily developed genuine feelings for Alec?

Low Point

The show has revealed the existence of an ever-growing number of time-travelers. Shouldn’t we see more evidence of their activity? At what point should this show end up looking more like Primer, but with more action?

The Scores:

Originality: 3/6 The most original element involved the use of Alec’s spy-tech.

Effects: 5/6 The ep opens with an impressive CGI sequence, featuring tech that would Tony Stark would approve. You’ll be aware you’re watching CGI, but it has been well-done, and in broad daylight.

Story: 5/6

Acting: 5/6

Emotional Response: 5/6

Production: 6/6.

Overall: 5/6

In total, “Second Listen” receives 34/42