Visit Trinity, South Carolina, a small town with more chills than charm. Sheriff Lucas Buck won't let anyone - including local doctor Matt Crower or the determined Gail Emory - stand in the way of his evil plans.

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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)
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 Boone Mackenzie (9 episodes, 1995-1996)
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Visit Trinity, South Carolina, a small town with more chills than charm. Sheriff Lucas Buck won't let anyone - including local doctor Matt Crower or the determined Gail Emory - stand in the way of his evil plans.

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American Gothic - Prinz der Finsternis  »

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According to "The Sci-Fi Channel Encyclopedia of TV Science Fiction" by Roger Fulton & John Betancourt, there were 2 episodes that were originally not aired. They are "Echo of Your Last Goodbye" and "Strangler". "Potato Boy" and "Ring of Fire" were aired out of sequence. See more »

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Gail Emory: What are you doing?
Sheriff Lucas Buck: Prayin'.
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Who Knew There Were So Many AG Fans Still Out There....
2 February 2005 | by (Bakersfield, CA) – See all my reviews

My late husband worked on this wonderfully perverse series as production controller (I believe that's what the studio called it) - anyway, the guy who managed all the money on location in Wilmington, NC. Over the years, he worked on many productions we could barely stand to watch when they were completed. Not so "American Gothic". We were both thrilled with "AG" and bitterly disappointed at how CBS ran this unique series into the ground. I do hope Universal gets a clue and releases all the episodes on DVD, I'll be at the top of the list to get a copy. It's great to read all your comments, It's so heartening to me that so many people saw "AG" for the breakthrough series it was and still regret its demise.


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