12 Monkeys is a series on Syfy created by Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett. 27 years after a virus wipes out most of humanity, scientists send a man back to 2015 to stop the plague from ever happening. Cole';s only lead is a virologist, who knows the dangerous source of the outbreak. Cole will be helped by the brilliant virologist Cassandra Railly and a math genius with mental issues, Jennifer Goines. Exploring themes of fate, destiny, love and the possibility of second chances, 12 Monkeys takes place in two separate times: the apocalyptic future - 2043 and the present.