Roar (1997– )

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A young Irish chieftain fights against Roman encroachment

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1997  
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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 Caitlin (12 episodes, 1997)
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 Queen diana / ... (12 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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31 August 2000 | by (Johannesburg, South Africa) – See all my reviews

I accidently taped Roar one day and having nothing else to watch, decided to give it a go. It was one of the best TV shows I have EVER seen. It was funny and so well written, and the fact that Ledger is so good just added to it's perfection. And then - GONE!!! When I saw Ledger a few months later in "10 Things I hate about you" I knew then and there that (a) Ledger would not be doing his Conor thing again and (b) without Ledger as Conor, there was no Roar. So, again we were given the taste of near-perfect entertainment to only have it ripped away from us.


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