"The 4400 is the flipside to Taken, and not just because it has a creepy little girl with an old soul, and not just because it has Joel Gretsch (who was in Taken and who is William Shatner's son-in-law), and not just because it features returned alien abductees. The 4400 is the flipside of Taken because, so far, it
avoids the cute suffered a stunning blow to the head and really leans may turn into the science fiction, albeit not very smartly.
If you haven't seen it, the programme is about the mysterious return of 4,400 people who have been abducted over the last 70 years without time passing for them, but it has for everybody else.
After seeing the second episode in this summer mini-series, I was obviously seeing more than is actually there. Really light-weight summer stuff which doesn't expect you to think, because if you think, you'll see how little there is to this show.