11 universe-hopping sci-fi characters awake to alternate realities

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Evan Hoovler
Dec 17, 2012

In tonight's series premiere of Awake, a man flips between two possible realities, aware of both but unsure which, if either, is more "real." This is kind of like when you gamble you're having a dream by doing something really illegal. (For us, though, it almost never turns out to be a dream.)

To get ready for the show's debut, we found 11 well-known characters from TV and movies who become enlightened to the existence of parallel universes.