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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 Derek Rayne, Ph.D. (87 episodes, 1996-1999)
Martin Cummins ...
 Nick Boyle (87 episodes, 1996-1999)
Robbi Chong ...
 Alexandra Moreau (87 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Rachel Corrigan, MD / ... (87 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Kristin Adams (36 episodes, 1998-1999)
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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 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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[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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18 March 2013 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

I noticed this release a few years ago but over here only the first season was released so you had to find it at a thrift store or a flea market and that's exactly were I found it. And I must say that I enjoyed it.

Even as all episodes had the same effects somehow it still worked out fine. You had the flashbacks by Derek Rayne, Ph.D (Derek De Lint) and the extra lighting combined with a lot of wind to get rid off the poltergeist and that's the basic of every episode but it also contains strong story lines and that's the reason why it works.

Of course it had to compete against The X-Files which was a lot better but being the underdog it is worth checking out. It's about the supernatural but without the science-fiction like we have seen in the X-files, maybe you can compare it with another unreleased series in Europe, Friday The 13th (1987-1990).

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 2,5/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5


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