Primeval: New World: Season 1 Episode Guide
1. The New World
UK airdate: 8 January 2013
When prehistoric creatures start appearing in Vancouver, it falls to a small team of civilians to handle the deadly predators, and to investigate the anomalies in time they’re coming through.
UK airdate: 15 January 2013
Evan and Mac investigate a prehistoric sea serpent terrorising the waters near disputed First-Nations territory. Typically though, dealing with a prehistoric sea serpent isn’t very straight forward. Meanwhile, Dylan faces a crossroads when Evan recruits her to join his team.
3. Fear of Flying
UK airdate: 22 January 2013
When a cargo plane disappears into an Anomaly, Evan and Dylan embark on a daring search and rescue mission. They find the plane and its crew stranded in the distant past and there’s no way home unless they can get the damaged plane flying. But things take a turn for the worse when flesh-eating prehistoric beetles attack. Meanwhile Mac and his fellow security guard Samantha are left to guard the Anomaly and are soon facing off with what has come through.
4. Angry Birds
UK airdate: 29 January 2013
When an Anomaly opens on the perimeter of an abandoned train yard, the team isn’t sure what carnage they might find. Evan and Dylan are first to the site, where they find empty train cars that have been turned into a marijuana grow-op. Taken prisoner by stoner guards Blake and Skeezer, Evan and Dylan must convince them that the terror birds coming through the Anomaly are a greater threat than any narcs. Mac, Toby, and the unsuspecting Ken Leeds join the hunt, only to come face-to-beak with these eight-foot tall carnivorous beasts. This bloody battle in the train-yard comes to a dramatic climax, and along the way Ken proves that there’s more to him than meets the eye.
UK airdate: 5 February 2013
Frosh Week on campus gets an unexpected visitor when a student is attacked by a deadly Lycaenops. Evan and the team face a difficult dilemma when they capture the beast but the Anomaly closes before they can send it home. Evan and Dylan are forced to take the creature back to Cross Photonics while Toby and Mac investigate the Anomaly site. Meanwhile Mac’s girlfriend Sam continues her campaign to join the SPG team.
6. Clean Up On Aisle Three
UK airdate: 12 February 2013
A group of small yet cunning Daemonosaurus arrive through an Anomaly at a home and garden store – and by the looks of things, they’re not looking for pressure-washers. Evan, Dylan and Mac arrive and quickly realize that what these dinos lack in size, they make up for with smarts. They struggle to gain a foothold on these sneaky pack killers, turning the store into a war zone where no one is safe. They manage to capture one of the creatures, only to have it escape again, and Mac, separated from the others, goes mano-y-dino with one of the foe. Meanwhile Evan and Dylan each face the difficulty of maintaining a personal life alongside their SPG responsibilities.
7. Babes in the Woods
UK airdate: 19 February 2013
When an Anomaly opens up at a photo shoot for the alternative pin-up site Fatal Babes, TOBY reveals to the others that she has a history with the group – and with one of the other models. Toby and Mac race to evacuate the models – and wind up stranded with Toby’s ex-girlfriend Natalie. Meanwhile Ange is determined to become a more active team member, and joins Evan and Dylan in the search for the creature – a deadly Ornitholestes – and the Anomaly.
UK airdate: 26 February 2013
A Pachycephalosaurus is rampaging through the glass-and-steel Olympic Village, leaving a trail of destruction. As Evan and the team search for the creature and the Anomaly, they are surprised to find Ken Leeds on site, with a military team in tow. Project Magnet is back to full operational strength and Leeds is eager to be more involved. Back at Cross Photonics, Evan and his team face a new problem when Evan discovers that the Albertosaurus that killed his wife has returned. The creature is a smaller, faster, nastier version of a Tyrannosaurus, and facing it in the same building where Brooke died forces Evan to confront his demons.
UK airdate: 5 March 2013
Two skateboarders capture raw footage of a Triceratops in a West Van skatepark, and the video quickly goes viral. Toby has her hands full as she scrubs the internet of the footage, enlisting Mac’s help when she gets a cold shoulder from Ken Leeds’ new assistant. Evan and Dylan track the Dino, which has made a break for an upscale residential area. Trouble sparks when Evan and Dylan find that the creature has settled on Evan’s rival’s property – and a man who is only too capable of understanding the implications of Anomalies and intersections in time. While Dylan deals with the Triceratops and a bull-headed Project Magnet squad, Evan reluctantly shares some of his secrets with Howard.
10. The Great Escape
UK airdate: 12 March 2013
After a terror bird attacks, Dylan and Evan are called in by Dylan’s old colleague. Since no Anomaly has been detected, they’re puzzled as to where it came from – until they recognize Leggy (from Episode 104), now grown and dangerous in a local ice rink. While Major Douglas and his men try to capture it, Evan and Dylan seek answers from Ken Leeds, who reveals the existence of a secret research facility. Evan and Dylan are in a race with the overconfident Major Douglas to find the rampaging bird.
11. The Inquisition
UK airdate: 19 March 2013
Ken Leeds is subjected to an off-the-books court martial by Colonel Hall. Evan is brought in to testify against Ken, but soon finds himself under interrogation by the manipulative Colonel. Convinced that the world is in terrible danger and that Anomalies could hold the solution, Hall is determined to get Evan to share his knowledge and his technology, by any means necessary. Meanwhile, Mac and Dylan penetrate a secret lab where Project Magnet scientists have been conducting experiments on captured dinosaurs.
12. The Sound of Thunder: Part 1
UK airdate: 26 March 2013
When Toby is stung by a Brontoscorpio, Evan turns to Ange – and Project Magnet scientist Mara Fridkin – for help. To save Toby’s life, Evan and Dylan are forced to enter an Anomaly to retrieve a venom sample. Mac stays by Toby’s side as her condition worsens at an alarming pace and doctors at Project Magnet struggle to keep her alive. On the other side of the Anomaly, Evan and Dylan discover an anomaly junction – hundreds of Anomalies leading to hundreds of times and places. Including one leading to Evan’s own past – and a terrible temptation. With Evan and Dylan stranded in the past, Toby’s life hangs in the balance.
13. The Sound of Thunder: Part 2
UK airdate: 2 April 2013
Evan forces Dylan to abandon him so she can get the anti-venom back to a dying Toby, leaving him to deal with his own deadly situation. Ange and Colonel Hall decide to take action, and Ken Leeds and Mac take some action of their own. With Evan trapped in the Brontoscorpio’s burrow, and Dylan racing to find him, Connor Temple is back to lend a helping hand – and to ask for help saving his friend Kieran. Kieran’s trail leads them back through the Anomaly into Evan’s own past, putting temptation in Evan’s path. Could the whole future be at risk if they meddle with the course of events?Follow @cultfix