In the super creepy trailer of the pilot episode, we see a plane about to crash, and on board is
The premise of the show is that this is just one of many crimes involving weird science, and week after week we watch an FBI agent trying to solve the crimes with the help of a genius and a mad scientist (who also happen to be estranged father and son, from what I gather). It has the premise of a week-to-week CSI-type show, but this is JJ, so there will be some overriding mystery and some ancient force will have started the scientific anomalies and they'll all be connected and we'll be piecing it all together. In other words... yay! I predict a four-toed statue in episode 3.
The trailer (dare I say it) is even more awesome than Dollhouse's.
Wow... Abrams and Whedon, both back with new shows. I'm giddy with excitement!! Let the games begin!