Legend (1995– )

TV Series  -   -  Western | Sci-Fi | Adventure
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 175 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 1 critic

Ernest Pratt, a dime-store novelist in the old west, lives with his scientist friend Professor Janos Bartok in the small town of Sheridan, Colorado. The people of Sheridan mistakenly ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 12 Jan 2011
 
a list of 2649 titles
created 14 Dec 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 18 Dec 2011
 
a list of 225 titles
created 30 Jul 2012
 
a list of 46 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Legend" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Legend (1995– )

Legend (1995– ) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Legend.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1995  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A woman has a brief affair with the contractor who is renovating her apartment and he refuses to accept the end of the relationship.

Director: Peter Markle
Stars: Marg Helgenberger, Richard Dean Anderson, David Marshall Grant
MacGyver (1985–1992)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The adventures of a secret agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Stephen Chang
In the Eyes of a Stranger (TV Movie 1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An overworked woman encounters a pair of armed robbers on the subway home. When one of them is killed, apparently as he divulges the location of some stashed money to her- police place her ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Justine Bateman, Géza Kovács
Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Remastered, re-cut, re-imagined, remarkable! The thrilling pilot episode of television's longest-running sci-fi series.

Director: Mario Azzopardi
Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping
Action | Sci-Fi | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A bounty hunter rides the Old West, fighting bad guys, many with futuristic-type gadgets.

Stars: Bruce Campbell, Julius Carry, Christian Clemenson
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A drama series, based on the classic musical film of the same name.

Stars: Pam Newman, Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson
Emerald Point N.A.S. (1983–1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story took place on a naval base and dealt with the Mallory family headed by patriarch, Admiral Thomas Mallory. He had three daughters, Celia, Kay and Leslie. Celia was unhappily ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis Weaver, Maud Adams, Andrew Stevens
Beyond Betrayal (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Joanne is married to Bradley, who's a cop and who abuses her. One day she decides to run away. She then meets Sam, who is separated from his wife, who is obsessed with him. Bradley finds ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Schenkel
Stars: Susan Dey, Richard Dean Anderson, Annie Corley
MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A close friend of MacGyver is murdered. In searching for a reason for this assassination MacGyver discovers a secret nuclear weapons plant right in the center of Britain.

Director: Charles Correll
Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Beatie Edney, Peter Egan
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Peter H. Cooper
Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Richard Baxter, Valerie Bertinelli
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Winrich Kolbe
Stars: John de Lancie, Owen de Lancie, Steve Richards
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Ernest Pratt / ... (12 episodes, 1995)
...
 Janos Bartok (12 episodes, 1995)
...
 Huitzilopochtli Ramos (12 episodes, 1995)
...
 Skeeter (12 episodes, 1995)
...
 Mayor Chamberlain Brown (5 episodes, 1995)
John A. Willingham ...
 Posse Member (5 episodes, 1995)
Edit

Storyline

Ernest Pratt, a dime-store novelist in the old west, lives with his scientist friend Professor Janos Bartok in the small town of Sheridan, Colorado. The people of Sheridan mistakenly believe that Pratt--a drinker, gambler, and womanizer--is the audacious and pure hero of his novels, Nicodemus Legend. Bartok and his associate, Ramos, convince Pratt to assume the Legend persona while supplying him with Legend-like futuristic gadgets that they invent. Together, Bartok and the reluctant Pratt (as Legend), adventure throughout the west solving mysteries, capturing wrong-doers, and even making scientific discoveries. Written by Michael Kaminsky <kaminsky@ucsee.eecs.berkeley.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 April 1995 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

John de Lancie and Richard Dean Anderson also worked together in a first-season episode of MacGyver. de Lancie played a character named Brian Ashford in the episode: MacGyver: The Escape (1986). See more »

Quotes

[Bartok tries to convince Ernest Pratt that he must take on Legend's identity]
Janos Bartok: Your celebrity has the power to give our enemies pause. My science can increase that reputation. And together, we will create the real Legend.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

One of the best
29 October 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Legend ranks up there as one of the best vehicles that Richard Dean Anderson has ever done. His character(s) of Ernest Pratt/Nicodemus Legend were unique to anything he had ever done before. RDA admits that this was the project that he loved the best patterning Ernest Pratt after his grandfather. It would be wonderful if Paramount, who still owns the rights to the show, would allow Mr. Anderson and Mr. de Lancie to reprise their roles in a made for TV movie. Both have said that they would be delighted to do so. For anyone who hasn't seen this delightful show, check with TVLand who has shown it at least once in the past.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone Else Miss This Show? violetsareviolet
Bartok....Tesla?? wukaysin
Legend DVD Petition Karee7892003
same show? natasha000643
Is Legend Showing on T.V? hem_wayblank
Pilot episode 120 min, not 60 jimlocke44
Discuss Legend (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?