Wild Palms (1993)

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A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »
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 Harry Wyckoff (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Grace Wyckoff (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Sen. Anton Kreutzer (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Paige Katz (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Josie Ito (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Tommy Lazlo (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Tabba Schwartzkopf (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Tully Woiwode (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Eli Levitt (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Coty Wyckoff (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Dr. Tobias Schenkl (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Peter (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Chap Starfall (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Chickie Levitt (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Stitch (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Hiro (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Tambor (3 episodes, 1993)
Charles Hallahan ...
 Gavin Whitehope (2 episodes, 1993)
Eugene Lee ...
 Lt. Bob Grindrod (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Eileen Whitehope (2 episodes, 1993)
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Storyline

LA in the near future, Harry Wykoff accepts a job as presidents of a gigantic TV company. Het is confronted with a total new technology called "The New Reality" where three-dimensional TV animated pictures are projected in living rooms all around the world. Harry launches to the top of the company with his career but once there he is caught in a web of intrigues, betrayal and murder. A game of life and death begins... Written by <s.w.zaat@student.utwente.nl>

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James Belushi admitted during publicity for this miniseries that he had absolutely no idea what they story was about. After reading the script several times and still failing to understand the plot, he simply showed up for filming each day and recited his lines. See more »

Goofs

The rear-view mirror in Harry's corvette appears and disappears from scene to scene. See more »

Quotes

Harry Wyckoff: [upon recognizing "Running To Paradise"] That's Yeats!
Sen. Anton Kreutzer: Harry, you'll make me fall in love with you!
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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Deliciously Creepy and Disturbing
28 March 2006 | by (SF Bay Area) – See all my reviews

I've loved this mini-series for years and always thought it had just the right amount of "creepy realism" to it. Like "The Handmaid's Tale" this movie provides a deliciously creepy look at an unlikely, but eerily possible world future. The plot is engaging and complex; even after so many viewings I can still find myself totally lost in the "20 minutes into the future" backdrop of Los Angeles.

The characters are well-rounded, believable and show wonderful development throughout the movie. The acting is powerful and the ensemble cast has a wonderful chemistry together. The placements of Oliver Stone and Willam Gibson as themselves just bring this film one step closer to breaking through the 4th wall. I especially like the retro feeling music that is well matched to the atmosphere and events of certain scenes.


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