13 episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1994 and 1995 and first aired in January 1995. Jian-Wa comes to America from Beijing with his brother Wago to find freedom. Wago, who is... See full summary »

Creator:

Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2  
1995  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Vanishing Son (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Two students (Jian-Wa and Wago) in the Peoples Republic of China are forced to flee out of China after having taken part in a protest action for freedom (reference is made to the fights at ... See full summary »

Director: John Nicolella
Stars: Russell Wong, Chi Muoi Lo, Vivian Wu
The Last Ride (TV Movie 2004)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

After thirty years in prison, ex-con Ronnie (Dennis Hopper) recruits his grandson to exact revenge on Darryl (Fred Ward), the cop who put him behind bars. Standing in their way is Ronnie's son, whom Darryl raised.

Director: Guy Norman Bee
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Will Patton, Fred Ward
Tai-Pan (1986)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Tai-Pan is Chinese for "supreme leader". This is the man with real power to his hands. And such a Tai-Pan is Dirk Struan who is obsessed by his plan to make Hong Kong the "jewel in the ... See full summary »

Director: Daryl Duke
Stars: Bryan Brown, Joan Chen, John Stanton
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An avenging cop seeks out his brother's killer and falls for the daughter of a businessman who is involved in a money-deal with his father.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Stars: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Isaiah Washington
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.

Director: Deran Sarafian
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Craig Sheffer, David Arquette
Vanishing Son II (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The continuing saga of the Chang brothers: Jian-Wa and Wago. Picking up where it left off, Jian-Wa has left L.A. after a gangfight which involved his brother Wago. Jian-wa travels to the ... See full summary »

Director: John Nicolella
Stars: Russell Wong, Chi Muoi Lo, Tamlyn Tomita
Vanishing Son IV (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After the death of his brother Wago, Jian-wa Chang now roams America's countryside while looking for his place in the world. He is hit by a van of two college students. Jian is taken in and... See full summary »

Director: John Nicolella
Stars: Russell Wong, Chi Muoi Lo, Mark Valley
Vanishing Son III (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The saga picks up in Washington, DC where Jian-wa is competing in a classical music competition (under the name Michael Lee). Back in LA, Jian-wa's brother Wago is wanted by the F.B.I. and ... See full summary »

Director: John Nicolella
Stars: Russell Wong, Chi Muoi Lo, Vivian Wu
Topless Prophet (TV Series 2014)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

This 10-part, unscripted late-night series goes behind the scenes at several Detroit-area "gentlemen's clubs" owned by Alan Markovitz, a 30-year veteran of the rough-and-tumble world of ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Markovitz, Michael Alexander, Earl Herzfeld
NextWorld (TV Series 2008)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Stars: Mason Pettit, Kevin Warwick, Richard Branson
Land's End (TV Series 1995)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Mike Land is a disgruntled ex-Los Angeles police officer who moves to a Mexican resort to work as a private investigator. With beautiful scenery as a backdrop, attractive Courtney is his ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Lewis, Tim Thomerson, Pamela Bowen
Black Sash (TV Series 2003)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Russell Wong, Sarah Carter, Missy Peregrym
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Jian-Wa Chang (13 episodes, 1995)
Jason Leland Adams ...
 Agent Dan Sandler (13 episodes, 1995)
...
 Agent Judith Phillips (13 episodes, 1995)
...
 Wago Chang (8 episodes, 1995)
...
 Marcek (5 episodes, 1995)
Edit

Storyline

13 episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1994 and 1995 and first aired in January 1995. Jian-Wa comes to America from Beijing with his brother Wago to find freedom. Wago, who is hot-headed, falls in with a gang and he and two federal agents are murdered. Jian-Wa is determined to find the culprits who are lead by the mysterious "The General" a Vietnamese who is making millions of dollars. Compounding the problem, Federal Agent Sandler is pursuing Jian-Wa because he thinks Jian-Wa killed the agents; Agent Phillips, who works for Sandler, is keeping an open mind about Jian-Wa's guilt or innocence. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Adventure

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Vanishing Son (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
No will behind the show
30 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

I love the show immensely; however, I hate it when it was canceled. The same company that produce the Xena TV show starring Lucy Lawless and the Hercules TV show starring Kevin Sorbo did not put the same kind of financial and political will into the Vanishing Son series.

That show could have been the biggest breakout career for Russell Wong and could have him gotten more TV roles and even appearing in the movies. The last time I saw Mr. Wong was on some short live TV show where was a guess star where he play a reporter on one show, and another show where he play a prosecutor. Another one show I saw him was on CSI where he was a Los Vegas Lieutenant working at the jail.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
They should put Vanishing Son out on DVD mlong9475
looking for series finest02001
still looking for episodes giulianna
Who has all of Vanising Son? nstarz
Episode 2 Holy Ghost schlesinger99
Series out on Netflix Instant Play! billkwando
Discuss Vanishing Son (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?