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Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories 

Lexx: The Dark Zone (original title)
A group of disparate fugitives from an interplanetary tyranny find themselves in control of a massively powerful starship.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Stanley H. Tweedle (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Zev Bellringer (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Kai (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 790 (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tom Gallant ...
 The Lexx (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Holo Cleric (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Transport Major (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Nicolás Artajo ...
 Child (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jamie Bradley ...
 Jood (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Tem (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Correction Center Guard (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jocelyn Cunningham ...
 Cluster Major (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
John Dartt ...
 Holo Lawyr (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Megashadow Admiral (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lionel Doucette ...
 Holo Judge (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lex Gigeroff ...
 Bound Man (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Wig Girl (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Chas Lawther ...
 Video Customs Officer (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Andrei Mahankov ...
 Rebel (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
David Renton ...
 Joshua / ... (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Petrif (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Clive Sweeney ...
 Megashadow Adjutant (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Sanjay Talwar ...
 Honar (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Gary Vermeir ...
 Scientist (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Clemens von Tubeuf ...
 Monk (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Anna Cameron ...
 The Time Prophet (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 His Divine Shadow (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Giggerota (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
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Storyline

The tyrants who rule the Light Universe pass their essence onto their successor upon their demise, while their still-conscious brains are kept in a vault; their chief resource is Lexx, the most-powerful mobile weapon in the universe, which can only be commanded only by the keeper of the hand-key. The previous incumbent wiped out the Brunen-G race, except for Kai, whom he kept in a state of amnesiac suspended animation, to be revived by proto-blood for short periods and used as an assassin. Into this background comes anti-hero Stanley Tweedle, an ignored non-entity clerk, who misses an appointment and is branded a criminal. In the dungeons, overweight Zev has been convicted of not fulfilling wifely duties, and is being transformed into a gorgeous, svelt love-slave. Meanwhile, captured terrorist Thodin, due for public execution, escapes with his gang's help, and causes chaos, setting into motion Tweedle's accidental theft of Lexx and new ownership of the hand-key, Zev's escape with her ... Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for sci-fi violence and gore | See all certifications »
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Quotes

Kai: His Shadow!
His Divine Shadow: His Divine Shadow. Yes.
Kai: The Brunnen-G will defeat you!
His Divine Shadow: I did not think so. The power of order has destroyed your planet. The power of order will destroy you. And you are the last of the Brunnen-G left alive.
Kai: The Time Prophet has seen your order destroyed by the Brunnen-G.
His Divine Shadow: The Time Prophet's vision appears to be flawed.
[Stabs Kai in the chest with a dagger]
His Divine Shadow: [an officer steps forward as His Shadow looks to him]
Foreshadow Officer: We will incinerate the carcass.
His Divine Shadow: No. This last specimen of the now extinct ...
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All Universes, characters depicted, names used, and incidents portrayed in this film are fictitious. No identification with actual persons is intended nor should be inferred. Blah, blah, blah-- See more »

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The Meltdown
(1993)
by Lunatic Asylum
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Eva Habermann is the best kept secret in the movie industry!!!
25 July 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Why Eva Habermann is still working in Europe is beyond me. After watching this series I expected every casting director and agent in America beating her door down with offers. A breakout role for her, as Zev Bellringer, this series is the tale of a small band of rebels fighting through and fleeing from the evil leader "His Shadow" and his followers. This fantasy has all the elements of a good flick; Action, adventure, suspense, comedy and creative thinking by the writers. My favorite, never-before-seen, concept was the use of half insect/half machine spacecraft. With all Lexx (Tales From a Parallel Universe in the US)has to offer, my interest was held fast by Eva. I was smitten. I can't remember seeing a sexier, more refreshing female on the screen. She is a much needed breath of fresh air. Don't just take my word for it. See it for yourself. You won't be disappointed.


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