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Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996–1999)

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"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
 Derek Rayne, Ph.D. (87 episodes, 1996-1999)
 Nick Boyle (87 episodes, 1996-1999)
Robbi Chong ...
 Alexandra Moreau (87 episodes, 1996-1999)
 Rachel Corrigan, MD / ... (87 episodes, 1996-1999)
 Kristin Adams (36 episodes, 1998-1999)


"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San Francisco in a castle-like house on Angel Island. Dr. Derek Rayne heads up the team comprised of psychiatrist, Rachel Corrigan; priest, Philip C.; ex-Navy SEAL, Nick Boyle; and researcher/psychic Alex Moreau. Written by Clarianna Demonbreun <demonbreun@juno.com>

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21 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Both Derek De Lint and Martin Cummins were both considered for the roles of Conner MacLeod and Richie Ryan in Highlander before being cast in the show. See more »


[Season One opening title narration]
Derek Rayne, Ph.D.: Since the beginning of time, mankind has existed between the world of light and the world of darkness. Our secret society has been here forever, protecting others the creatures that inhabit the shadows and the night. Known only to be initiated by our true name: the Legacy.
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Spun-off from Poltergeist (1982) See more »

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A secret organization devoted to destroying evil
19 June 2004 | by (Newport) – See all my reviews

This was one of the best television shows ever! The fact that it hasn't been released to DVD is insane! I seriously urge the fans of this show to contact MGM, and explain why it should be released, and hopefully it'll spur a reaction. This show provides everything- suspense, horror, drama, scifi, and even the occasional romance. The characters themselves are very believable, and the creators couldn't have picked better actors and actresses for the parts. I myself am very fond of Rachel Corrigan- she brings to the screen the art of being a professional, but then gets drawn into the paranormal by finding out that her daughter is a witch! This is a show that is easy to get hooked on. ((( Please please put it on DVD!!!)))

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