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 Derek Rayne, Ph.D. (87 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 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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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 »

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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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X-files level
3 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the only supernatural show that even ever compared to the X-Files level. It is brilliant. I curse whoever canceled it.

The ideas are novel, handled well, have splendidly filmed "shadowbacks" and the cast works very well together.

The idea of a privileged society of "secrecy" and living in an ancient and beautiful castle on a private island appeals to the kid in us and sets us up for wanting to be scared. Then they do it! And then you find yourself wanting to live in the castle too.

The cast feels like family. The place is warm and cozy, with fog and fireplaces. All of this artfully counteracts with the cold and decidedly non-cozy effects of demonic appearances.

The team investigates outside forces and forces within their own walls, some following them home.

Buy all 4 seasons of this if you can.


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