Dark Season (1991– )

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Victoria Lambert ...
 Marcie Hatter (6 episodes, 1991)
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 Reet (6 episodes, 1991)
Ben Chandler ...
 Thomas (6 episodes, 1991)
Brigit Forsyth ...
 Miss Maitland (6 episodes, 1991)
Grant Parsons ...
 Mr. Eldritch (5 episodes, 1991)
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 Behemoth (4 episodes, 1991)
Jacqueline Pearce ...
 Miss Pendragon (3 episodes, 1991)
Martina Berne ...
 Inga (3 episodes, 1991)
Tim Barker ...
 Dr. Osley (3 episodes, 1991)
Rosalie Crutchley ...
 Mrs Polzinski / ... (3 episodes, 1991)
Cyril Shaps ...
 Mr. Polzinski (3 episodes, 1991)
Samantha Cahill ...
 Olivia (3 episodes, 1991)
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Marcie, Reet and Thomas are three children who are stunned when for some unknown reason each kid at their school is given a really powerful computer and that the class swot is turned into a mutant by the computers and it's controller Mr. Eldritch. Investigating the three discover that the computers are a part of a plan to rule the world but they need to find Professor Polzinski. With the aid of the Professor, Eldritch is stopped. Later on, a team made up of blonde women dig up the school field to find a wartime computer Behemoth with the power to destroy the world. Super-intelligent Marcie and Eldritch battle against each other for control of the world and in another round in the age-old war of good vs evil... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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The "Doctor Who" production team originally sought to cast Kate Winslet as River Song in the revived series, as Kate Winslet had worked with Russell T. Davies on "Dark Season". The part went to Alex Kingston. See more »

Quotes

Inga: Ze people want order.
Miss Maitland: Yes, and a uniform, and a flag, and a salute! You're no better than Nazis!
Mr. Eldritch: They ARE Nazis.
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High concept, low budget - both typical of its predecessors and ahead of its time
30 August 1999 | by (London, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

After having seen Dark Season for the first time now in mid-1999, it's amazing just how relevant it seems. Made for children's TV, it looks more like story from "Doctor Who" without the eponymous hero, and deals with neo-Nazis, mind control and millennial angst in quite a humourous way.

The six episodes are split into two three-part stories, a device which further provides comparisons with Doctor Who. It's not altogether successful

  • the two stories would have worked better as a whole (they are connected,


but the events of 1-3 are all but forgotten in episode 4 onwards).

Spirited performances from Jacqueline Pearce and Brigit Forsyth (in a criminally underwritten role - one that seems designed for an actress about twenty years older) help to detract from some of the less than convincing child actors on display. Still, it's an interesting chance to watch a pre-Titanic Kate Winslet in a spirited supporting role as the red-haired rebel, Reet.


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