American Gothic (1995–1996)

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American Gothic is a horror/drama/thriller series set in the heart of South Carolina in a small town called Trinity. In this town not everyone is as they seem and everyone seems to follow ... See full summary »

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 Sheriff Lucas Buck (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Caleb Temple (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Gail Emory (19 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Selena Coombs (18 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Merlyn Temple (18 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Deputy Ben Healy (18 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Dr. Matt Crower (15 episodes, 1995-1996)
Christopher Fennell ...
 Boone Mackenzie (9 episodes, 1995-1996)
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American Gothic is a horror/drama/thriller series set in the heart of South Carolina in a small town called Trinity. In this town not everyone is as they seem and everyone seems to follow Sheriff Lucas Buck. Lucas's son, Caleb Temple, was brought up by another family and was led to believe that a man called Gage was his father. The local doctor, Matt Crower, gets curious when suddenly the Sheriff wants everything to do with Caleb. Then Caleb's cousin, Gail Emory, comes to town to protect Caleb in every way she can, but that is extremely difficult when she falls in love with Lucas. Then Caleb's school teacher, Miss Selena Coombs, becomes jealous. But also on Caleb's side is his dead sister, Merlyn. She is an angel prepared to do ANYTHING to keep Lucas away... Written by Leigh N. Nuridin <leighnn@alphalink.com.au>

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American Gothic - Prinz der Finsternis  »

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Gary Cole plays Sheriff Lucas Buck, biological father of Caleb Temple. The actor who plays Caleb is named Lucas Black in real life. See more »

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Sheriff Lucas Buck: Conscience is just the fear of getting caught.
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American Gothic MUST be brought out on DVD or we'll pine away!
26 March 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

It is so nice to know that there are other people out there in the world who remain as passionate as I do about American Gothic ten years on.

I loved this series even though the TV network showed the episodes in the wrong order or often missed them out completely. It was wonderfully written showing a facility with language that is very rarely seen in American programmes (sorry USA but it's true!). The acting was fabulous

  • but then I have long been a fan of Gary Cole!




So, I have signed all the petitions to bring this series out on DVD but still nothing seems to have happened. I accidentally taped over the few episodes I had managed to copy and have bitterly regretted it ever since.

With so much interest in American Gothic continuing worldwide - surely someone must get the hint?!


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