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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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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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22 September 1995 (USA)  »

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American Gothic - Prinz der Finsternis  »

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The writer of American Gothic is Shaun Cassidy. Cassidy played the part of Joe Hardy in the 1977-1979 series The Hardy Boys Mysteries. In American Gothic, Sheriff Lucas Buck quips "Well, if it ain't the Hardy Boys". See more »

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Merlyn Temple: Someone's at the door!
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one of the worst examples of network programmer incompetence
28 January 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

American Gothic was one of the best shows ever on TV. Stephen King took several stabs at TV with little success; American Gothic was the show he should have created but didn't.

CBS really seems to have deliberately killed this show. When I watched it I was confused by jumps from one episode to another, characters appeared and disappeared, motivations weren't explained. When the sci-fi channel showed the episodes I discovered the horrible truth: CBS had show the episodes out of order. They had left out episodes. They had taken a show with a series arc and chopped it into little pieces. They also, as I recall, moved the show around and showed it inconsistently. The sad thing is that the incompetent suit who did this is probably still working in TV, making tons of money and destroying other shows. This person should be working as a janitor somewhere.


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