TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
Jasika Nicole has said in several interviews that the Alternate Universe version of her character, Astrid, is on the Autism spectrum (or has high-functioning Asperger Syndrome), which accounts for her statistical prowess and her disinclination to make eye contact with others. Nicole has said that her inspiration for the character comes from her own sister, who is also on the spectrum.
Beginning in season one, establishing shots show the teams headquarters to be in a skyscraper which title cards identify as the "Boston Federal Building." However the building shown is actually Hancock Tower, a privately owned office building which is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Boston. The FBI is located in One Center Plaza which is across the street from Homeland Security office located in the John F. Kennedy Federal Building located downtown at Government Center. Both buildings are in direct proximity to Boston City Hall, a city courthouse, police station, local NBC/CW television station and immigration offices.