AXN to air action series 'Scorpion'

MUMBAI: AXN is all set to bring back the nerdy action series Scorpion. The series starts from 22 August and will be aired every Monday to Friday at 10 pm.

The show is based on the true story of Walter O’Brien, a businessman and an information technologist with an IQ of 197, higher than that of Einstein.

The story revolves around Walter and his team of genius misfits, who belong to the U.S Department of Homeland Security’s new think tank. Walter’s team includes Toby Curtis, an expert behaviourist who can read anyone; Happy Quinn, a mechanical prodigy; Sylvester Dodd, a statistics guru. By pooling their extensive technological knowledge to solve mind-boggling predicaments, they amaze federal agent Cabe Gallo, who shared a harrowing history with Walter O’Brien.

However, while this socially awkward group is comfortable with each other’s humour and quirks, life outside their circle confounds them. So they rely on Paige Dineen, who has a young and gifted son, to translate the world for them. At last, these quirky masterminds have found the perfect job: a place where they can apply their exceptional brainpower to solve the nation’s crisis, while also helping each other learn how to fit in.

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