Legend (1995– )

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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 »

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

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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 »

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Nicodemus Legend/Ernest Pratt: I am not, nor will I ever be, a man who disturbs livestock.
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I have been a fan since UPN went on the air, and this was part of the network
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If "The Wild, Wild West" and "Maverick" had a child, it would have been "Legend." How could anyone ask for a better issue? I watch my home burned DVD's often. The 11 episodes, plus the double length pilot film are smart, funny and exciting. While I don't think there will be a new series (Anderson, it seems, has left SG-1 because of the time it takes him away from his family), it would be a great thing should the occasionally TV film could be brought out. It would be wonderful to see what Bartok could use to bring Pratt out of retirement. Perhaps if a young impersonator calling himself Legend was involved in something illegal, that might be enough. Whatever it would take, I would be right there to watch. Here's hoping.


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