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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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Poltergeist: El legado  »

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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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The Greatest Series That May Never See DVD
22 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This series, which ended in 1996 is still one of the greatest untapped potential for mass sales and marketing out there. Numerous fan sites still abound across the net, as do writers of fan fiction. You can still even catch reruns of the series on SciFi channel from time to time in the wee hours of the morning, nine years past the death of the show itself, and yet it has never been released on DVD. "Why?", you may be asking yourself. Simply put, nobody knows! For years now the die hard fans of the show have stayed up, weak and blurry eyed to catch a glimpse of the once great show as it slithers into the latest hours of the programming schedule, along side the other once great show "Friday the 13th, the series", yet it has never seemed to dawn on any of the shows producers to actually take advantage of it's marketing potential. So, while nobody runs out to buy such lame fare as "The American Hero", or one of the other equally ill conceived television series from the 70's and 80's, legions of fans still sit back and wait, hoping to glimpse the awesome spectacle known as "Poltergiest: The Legacy, The Boxed Set".

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