|Created by||Jeffrey Alan Schechter|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||31 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||43 minutes|
|Distributor||Disney–ABC Domestic Television|
|Original release||June 2, 2015 –|
August 14, 2017
Stitchers is an American science fiction crime drama series created by Jeffrey Alan Schechter.The show was picked up to series on September 29, 2014, and premiered on June 2, 2015, on ABC Family (now Freeform). In an October 2016 Facebook Live chat, it was announced that the series was renewed for a third season, which aired from June 5 to August 14, 2017. On September 15, 2017, Freeform canceled the series after three seasons.
Stitchers follows Kirsten Clark, who has been recruited into a government agency to be "stitched" into the memories of people recently deceased to investigate murders and mysteries that otherwise would have gone unsolved. Dr. Cameron Goodkin, a brilliant neuroscientist, assists Kirsten in the secret program headed by Maggie Baptiste, a skilled covert operator. The program also includes Linus Ahluwalia, a bioelectrical engineer and communications technician. Camille, Kirsten's roommate and a computer science grad student, is also recruited to assist Kirsten as a "stitcher". LAPD Detective Quincy Fisher is recruited and added to the team after crossing paths with Kirsten.
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||11||June 2, 2015||October 20, 2015|
|2||10||March 22, 2016||May 24, 2016|
|3||10||June 5, 2017||August 14, 2017|
Stitchers ran for three seasons. The first season was presented as a miniseries of eleven (ten plus one) episodes, which aired weekly from June 2, 2015 to August 4, 2015 for the first ten, plus a Halloween special "When Darkness Falls" on October 20, 2015.
Stitchers has received mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season holds a rating of 25%, based on 16 reviews. There are not enough reviews to provide statistics for the second and third seasons.The site's critical consensus for Season 1 reads, "Confusing and tonally inconsistent, Stitchers is neither campy enough to be fun nor intelligent enough to be compelling." On Metacritic, the first season has a score of 48 out of 100, based on 9 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
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