The legendary Kingdom of Camarand is ruled by good King Baaldorf and Queen Lattinia. Their daughter, Ariel, is engaged to Prince Erik Greystone, who becomes Camarand's Champion against a ... See full summary »

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1983  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Prince Erik Greystone (8 episodes, 1983)
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 Marko (8 episodes, 1983)
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 Prince Dirk Blackpool (8 episodes, 1983)
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 Princess Ariel (8 episodes, 1983)
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 Wizard Vector (8 episodes, 1983)
Thomas Hill ...
 King Baaldorf (7 episodes, 1983)
Jay Kerr ...
 Justin / ... (5 episodes, 1983)
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 Wizard Traquil (4 episodes, 1983)
Tim Dunigan ...
 Geoffrey / ... (4 episodes, 1983)
Randi Brooks ...
 Bethel (4 episodes, 1983)
Lonnie Wun ...
 Baaldorf's Aide (4 episodes, 1983)
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The legendary Kingdom of Camarand is ruled by good King Baaldorf and Queen Lattinia. Their daughter, Ariel, is engaged to Prince Erik Greystone, who becomes Camarand's Champion against a neighboring kingdom ruled by evil Prince Dirk Blackpool. Erik was always helped by his servant, Marko, the strongest man in the kingdom and often hindered by his ne'er-do-well playboy brother, Justin. A variety of wizards and witches, both good and evil, also played a part in the conflict. This short-lived black comedy satirized the sword and sorcery genre and pop culture. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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26 February 1983 (USA)  »

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Greystone's Odyssey  »

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(8 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Most or all episodes included stock battle footage from Warner Bros.' earlier release Excalibur (1981). See more »

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[Prince Dirk Blackpool and his wizard Vector are forced by a magical storm to take refuge in his sworn enemies' castle.]
Prince Dirk Blackpool: This situation is more intolerable to me than you can imagine. It would help if you could muster up some degree of sophistication.
Prince Erik Greystone: Dirk, why don't you quit while you're ahead? In the Rains of Death, skin MELTS.
Prince Dirk Blackpool: Obviously sophistication is beyond you, Erik. I trust the rest of you will make up for him?
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Referenced in Gamers (2006) See more »

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Fond Memories
3 October 2003 | by (Pittsburgh, PA) – See all my reviews

I watched this series faithfully back when I was in college. I remember seeing the first episode and being quite puzzled. In those days, mixing comedy and drama was not very common, so I was not sure how to react. But the show interested me enough to watch the second episode, and that was when I got the joke -- a hero who wasn't always heroic, a princess who could be annoying, and a villain who could be quite sympathetic in a twisted sort of way. From that point on, I was hooked. I was so unhappy when it was canceled, but not too surprised. I think it was a little too different for most people. But I still think of it now and then and am hoping that some day it will be released on DVD (or whatever the next technology will be).


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