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A government employee discovers that the cause of the tensions between the two political parties is a race of extraterrestrial insects eating the brains of the politicians.


  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
  • Rating: 8.4 (14 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 2016 - 2016
  • Episodes per season: 13
  • Network: CBS


BrainDead - season 1

Season 1 (2016)

Rating: 8.2

Characters and Actors

Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Laurel Healy in BrainDead

Laurel Healy

Actor: Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Also in: The Returned (US), Fargo
Danny Pino as Luke Healy in BrainDead

Luke Healy

Actor: Danny Pino
Also in: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Cold Case
Aaron Tveit as Gareth Ritter in BrainDead

Gareth Ritter

Actor: Aaron Tveit
Johnny Ray Gill as Gustav Triplett in BrainDead

Gustav Triplett

Actor: Johnny Ray Gill
Also in: Rectify
Jan Maxwell as Senator Ella Pollack in BrainDead

Senator Ella Pollack

Actor: Jan Maxwell
Nikki M. James as Rochelle Daudier in BrainDead

Rochelle Daudier

Actor: Nikki M. James
Charlie Semine as Anthony Onofrio in BrainDead

Anthony Onofrio

Actor: Charlie Semine
Tony Shalhoub as Senator Red Wheatus in BrainDead

Senator Red Wheatus

Actor: Tony Shalhoub