Episode 12 - Humans

Homo sapiens is the binomial nomenclature for the human species. Homo is the human genus, which also includes Neanderthals and many other extinct species of hominid; H. sapiens is the only surviving species of the genus 

1.     Scientific nameHomo sapiens
2.     Height1.7 m (Male)
3.     RankSpecies
4.     Lower classificationsHomo sapiens idaltu
5.     Higher classificationHomo

Of course this being a Sci-Fi and Fantasy blog that accompanies a podcast this information is superfluous.  So instead lets take a look at the CH4 and AMC drama called Humans.

In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.

The series is based on a Swedish drama series called Real Humans which was greatly received. A slightly more eerie and darker version that the refined AMC and CH4  drama.