Roar (1997– )

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A young Irish chieftain fights against Roman encroachment

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Conor (13 episodes, 1997)
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 Fergus (13 episodes, 1997)
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 Queen diana / ... (12 episodes, 1997)
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 Caitlin (11 episodes, 1997)
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 Longinus (11 episodes, 1997)
Alonzo Greer ...
 Tully (10 episodes, 1997)
Michael Roughan ...
 The Slavemaster / ... (7 episodes, 1997)
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Conor is the orphaned heir of one of the many tribal leaders of hopelessly divided Hibernia (ancient Ireland). With his faithful but unenthusiastic servant and protector Fergus he wanders trough the island, fighting injustice and aspiring to unite the druidic, yet internecine Celts in order to free the country from Roman rule. Most dangers and opponents he faces are largely or completely mythical, the most remarkable being Longinus, the eternally cursed but immortal, cruel and vindictive Roman centurion at Christ's crucifixion who forges evil alliances. Written by KGF Vissers

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In a time of legend and magic... A hero will fight for his people and discover his destiny.


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One of the best Tv. series I've ever seen
15 July 1999 | by (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) – See all my reviews

When the series ran during the summer of 1997, I watched every single episode. Each episode was full of history, excitement, good writing and most importantly, drama. These things are sorely missing from poorly done series like Hercules or Xena, whose only appeal is the size of Sorbo's muscles or Lawless' chest, respectively. Unfortunately, T.V. producers would rather make idiotic shows like "Worlds Most Dangerous/Funniest/Stupidest/home videos" or maybe just another ripoff of Melrose Place (Thank God that's gone!) Roar must be brought back !!


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