Watch the First 18 Minutes of ABC's FLASH FORWARD


Okay, so it's really the first 17 minutes and 54 seconds of ABC's new drama Flash Forward, but I rounded up. So the next time you see me, I owe you six seconds.

ABC just put up nearly half of the first episode, and it opens up much like the chaos of Lost's opener. This will be the television methadone for us fans, after Lost ends.

So here's the official show summary:

What if you saw your future 6 months from now? A glimpse of where you will be and who you will be with. Would you look forward to what was coming...or would you try to stop it?

A mysterious global event causes everyone to black out simultaneously for two minutes and seventeen seconds, and each person sees a glimpse of their lives six months from now. When they wake up, everyone is left wondering if what they saw will actually happen.

Los Angeles FBI Agent Mark Benford (Joseph Fiennes) is desperate to uncover why this happened and who or what is behind it. And he's not the only one. Before long, everyone starts asking, "What did you see?" As Mark and his team struggle to figure out what caused this bizarre event, they begin to piece together the future by creating a huge database of people's

flash forwards from all over the world - The Mosaic Collective. No one knows what these flash forwards mean or exactly what the future really holds. But it is clear that across the globe people who've never met will somehow be intimately connected and will have an impact on each other's lives in the next six months. Some will fear what's coming, others excited; but not a single person will be unaffected.

Adapting award-winning author Robert J. Sawyer's revolutionary novel, executive producers David S. Goyer (co-writer of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight), Brannon Braga (24, Star Trek: Enterprise), Marc Guggenheim (Brothers & Sisters, Eli Stone), Jessika Borszicky (Revelations) and producer Mark H. Ovitz (October Road) invite you to embark on a journey to answer the question, "if you knew what your future held, what would you do?"

Along with Feinnes, the show also stars John Cho and Lost alums Dominic Monaghan, and Sonya Walger.

Lola caught the entire Pilot episode at D23 last weekend, to read her review/description Click Here.

Check it out in the player below, and let us know what YOU think!

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