The Phoenix (1981– )

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An ancient and powerful human-like alien is pursued on modern Earth while he searches for his long lost partner.

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 Bennu of the Golden Light / ... (5 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Justin Preminger (5 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Dr. Ward Frazier (2 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Dave / ... (2 episodes, 1981-1982)
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An archaeological expedition in Peru exploring ancient Incan ruins uncovers a strange casket. When the seals are released, a white man, somehow still alive is discovered. The man turns out to be Bennu, a visitor from another planet. Information he was supposed to have had been stored in the casket, but was destroyed by the archaeologists when they opened it. Bennu must learn to survive on earth, avoiding Peruvian government representatives who want to worship him as a god, and US government agents who want to disect an alien. Written by Diane Mullen <vdm22906@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu>

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A sci-fi for the metaphysical believer
3 February 2002 | by (Antelope Valley, CA) – See all my reviews

A man comes to earth, whose power stems from sunlight. In darkness he is incredibly weak, but in sunlight, he has powers & abilities that defy logic. This was such a great show when it aired, but like many other sci-fi adventures of it's time, it was left at the wayside. If this ever becomes available on tape or DVD, I'd snatch it right up. Judson Scott was a great young talent. A must see for 80's SF watchers.


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