Gabriel's Fire (1990–1991)

TV Series  -   -  Drama | Thriller
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 65 users  
Reviews: 5 user

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 35 titles
created 12 Jun 2011
 
a list of 599 titles
created 30 Jun 2011
 
a list of 21 images
created 09 Aug 2012
 
a list of 1941 titles
created 05 Apr 2013
 
list image
a list of 259 titles
created 23 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Gabriel's Fire" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Gabriel's Fire (1990–1991)

Gabriel's Fire (1990–1991) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gabriel's Fire.

Season:

1

Year:

1991 | 1990
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 Women (TV Movie 1994)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Spoof-miester, Julie Brown does a musical send-up of Tonya Harding and Lorena Bobbit's debutante debacles.

Directors: Julie Brown, Richard Wenk
Stars: Julie Brown, Newell Alexander, Lisa Arch
Equal Justice (1990–1991)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Follows the loves and lives of a group of Pittsburgh D.A. staff focusing on Arnold Bach, the honest, but politically correct, by-the-book district attorney; Gene Rogan, the deputy D.A. and ... See full summary »

Stars: George DiCenzo, Debrah Farentino, Jane Kaczmarek
The Maker (1997)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Josh is a high school guy who lives with adoptive parents and is involved in little crimes with his friends (including young lesbian Bella). Suddenly his elder brother Walter comes out of ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Hunter
Stars: Matthew Modine, Mary-Louise Parker, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Heat Wave (TV Movie 1990)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Kevin Hooks
Stars: Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood, James Earl Jones
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A detective falls in love with the woman he is investigating in the murder of a real estate tycoon.

Director: John Dirlam
Stars: Michael Madsen, Laura Johnson, Antony Hamilton
thirtysomething (1987–1991)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Hope and Michael are a married couple in their thirties, living in Philadelphia, and struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot, whose marriage ... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Busfield, Polly Draper, Mel Harris
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.

Director: Martin Ritt
Stars: James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Lou Gilbert
Room for Romance (TV Series 1990)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Rebecca Harrell Tickell, Dom Irrera, Rosalind Allen
Our Family Honor (1985–1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

This series revolves around the lives of two families, the McKays and the Danzigs. The McKays are a family of cops while the Danzigs' business is not exactly legal. The McKays have made it ... See full summary »

Stars: Daphne Ashbrook, Georgann Johnson, Michael Madsen
Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series 1992)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Nick Bonetti is a cop from New York who accidentally shot a boy. His department felt that it would be best that he leave New York until all the excitement dies down. So he is sent to ... See full summary »

Stars: Brad Sanders, Jack Scalia, Terry Funk
I'll Fly Away (1991–1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London
Hotel Room (TV Mini-Series 1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The lives of several people spanning from 1936 to 1993 are chronicled during their overnight stay at a New York City hotel room. The hotel room undergoes minor changes through the century, ... See full summary »

Stars: Clark Heathcliff Brolly, Camilla Overbye Roos, Griffin Dunne
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Gabriel Bird (22 episodes, 1990-1991)
...
 Victoria Heller (22 episodes, 1990-1991)
Brian Grant ...
 Jamil Duke (22 episodes, 1990-1991)
...
 Louis Klein (22 episodes, 1990-1991)
...
 Empress Josephine (22 episodes, 1990-1991)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 September 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chicago Soul  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Pros and Cons (1991) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A great venue for James Earl Jones' talent!
3 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It didn't run very long, but "Gabriel's Fire" is a fantastic series for anyone who wants to see the complete range of James Earl Jones' ability as an actor, and not only to hear the range of his beautiful voice! Even just the first episode gives him the chance to show off a broad range of emotion, of action, of genuinely slipping into his character -- the ex-cop, ex-con, Gabriel Bird.

The series begins with Bird in his twentieth year in prison for murder; he killed a white cop during a raid, and was convicted for this, but because of his exemplary military record, his sentence was reduced to life in prison. A friend of his in prison is murdered, bringing Bird through circumstances together with his friend's lawyer, and on this is built the premise of the series.

Jones does take over every scene he's in, but he's got rather an overwhelming personality on the screen; he can't help that, I think =D If you get a chance to see the series, take it!


9 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Theme music by William Olvis GMJames
Discuss Gabriel's Fire (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?