|Created by||Amy Berg and Mike Sizemore|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||9 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Amy Berg
Sheri BryantFelicia Day
|Production location(s)||Los Angeles|
|Running time||10-20 minutes|
|Distributor||Geek and Sundry|
|Original release||February 12 –|
April 2, 2014
Caper is a US superhero comedy web series created and written by Amy Berg and Mike Sizemore. Its executive producers include Berg, Sizemore, Sheri Bryant, and Felicia Day. It premiered on Geek and Sundry and Hulu on February 12, 2014. The first season ended April 2, 2014, after nine episodes. In addition to the show's mostly live-action scenes, any battles are shown as motion comics. All the episodes were written by Amy Berg and Mike Sizemore and directed by Donald Murphy. The series can also be watched on Youtube.
Plot[edit | edit source]
The series follow four superhero roommates living in a loft in a fictional city called "City of Angles" who are having a hard time paying rent. They decide to go rogue and pull off a heist, or a "caper", at Clarke Industries, Penny's former place of employment who want her "Machine" suit.
Cast and characters[edit | edit source]
Main Characters[edit | edit source]
- Abby Miller as Penny Blue, an engineering genius who created "The Machine", a robotic suit that gives Penny the ability to fly and super strength. At the end of the series, she is shown dating Dagr.
- Beth Riesgraf as Alexia, an Amazonian princess who ran away from home and became an assassin at the age of 13. However, she decided to be a hero when killing didn't satisfy her ego. Her weapon of choice is a bow and arrow.
- Hartley Sawyer as Dagr, an Viking prince from an alternate dimension were the Vikings rule. He is the twelfth son of King Wodan, who sent him on a quest to find a rare jewel for his father's collection. He has a crush Penny throughout the series. At the end of the series, he is shown dating Penny.
- Harry Shum, Jr. as Luke Washington, a half-human and half-alien hybrid who has the ability to fly and super strength. He goes by the name "Trooper". At the end of the series, he meets his biological father, Star Man.
Supporting Characters[edit | edit source]
- Joel Gretsch as Sam Clarke, Penny's former boss and ex-boyfriend at Clarke Industries, who wants Penny's suit.
- Ricco Ross as Psycho, a former ally of Alexia's who helps teach the heroes how to be bad guys. At the end of the series, his real name is revealed to be Mike Monroe, a police officer in the City of Angles.
- James Callis as Doc English, a British super villain with the ability to control people's minds. Clarke hires him to track down the Machine, but later on it is revealed he has darker ulterior motives.
- Colin Ferguson as Captain Southpaw, leader of the East Coast Six; a superhero team based in New York. He offers Penny a place on his team, but only because he was under the control of Doc English.
- Robert Craighead as Chief Stebbins, Chief of Police in the City of Angles.
- Scott Bakula as Pete Blue, Penny's father.
- Helen Slater as Mrs. Washington, Luke's mother.
Episodes[edit | edit source]
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"City of Angles"||Donald Murphy||Amy Berg & Mike Sizemore||February 12, 2014|
|Meet Penny, Alexia, Dagr and Luke - four roommates with superpowers and an inability to make rent. Plus a fight over the city puts a further dent in Penny's finances. Literally.|
|2||"The Kilt Brahs"||Donald Murphy||Amy Berg & Mike Sizemore||February 12, 2014|
|Rent will have to wait until a hostage situation is settled. But when a plan to hit back at Penny's ex-boss falls right into our heroes laps, what's the right thing to do?|
|3||"Psycho Path"||Donald Murphy||Amy Berg & Mike Sizemore||February 19, 2014|
|Clarke is having a tough time without Penny. With the team agreed on a plan of action they now need a little help... Luckily Alexia has just the right anti-hero in mind.|
|4||"The British Guy"||Donald Murphy||Amy Berg & Mike Sizemore||February 26, 2014|
|Planning and training to be bad guys is hard when it doesn't come naturally. And guns are never a good idea.|
|5||"Lasers and Feelings"||Donald Murphy||Amy Berg & Mike Sizemore||March 5, 2014|
|The heist is underway. What could possibly go wrong?|
|6||"Southpaw's Always Right"||Donald Murphy||Amy Berg & Mike Sizemore||March 12, 2014|
|Unsettling news leads to a new supervillain reveal. The team gets a surprise visitor.|
|7||"Historectomy"||Donald Murphy||Amy Berg & Mike Sizemore||March 19, 2014|
|Penny takes time out to see her dad, while wrestling with a big decision...|
|8||"All Hands on Peltas"||Donald Murphy||Amy Berg & Mike Sizemore||March 26, 2014|
|A revelation about the blueprints epically raises the stakes for our team's upcoming heist.|
|9||"Worst Bad Guys Ever"||Donald Murphy||Amy Berg & Mike Sizemore||April 2, 2014|
|The big finale. Can our team really pull this off without superpowers and no one getting hurt?|
References[edit | edit source]
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- Anders, Charlie Jane. "Eureka's Amy Berg introduces Caper, a show about superheroes gone rogue". Retrieved October 30, 2018.
- "Superheroes try to make ends meet in digital 'Caper'". Retrieved October 30, 2018.