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 Vin Tanner (22 episodes, 1998-2000)
 Chris Larabee / ... (22 episodes, 1998-2000)
 Josiah Sanchez (22 episodes, 1998-2000)
Andrew Kavovit ...
 John "J.D." Dunne / ... (22 episodes, 1998-2000)
 Buck Wilmington (22 episodes, 1998-2000)
 Ezra Standish (22 episodes, 1998-2000)
 Nathan Jackson (22 episodes, 1998-2000)
 Mary Travis (18 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Towns-person (10 episodes, 1999-2000)


When an Indian village is threatened by ex-Confederate soldiers, several villagers head out to seek help. They recruit seven men, each with unique skills, who return to the village and take on the raiders. Following this, the men take up residence in a small town, making their skills available to those in need. Written by Tom Campbell <tcampbell@inxpress.net>

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3 January 1998 (USA)  »

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An Internet fan campaign was partly responsible for CBS' decision to renew this series. A team of fans organized and coordinated their efforts through a Web site, recruiting the internet fandom in e-mailing CBS executives and affiliates and raising $5,000 of their own money for ads in Variety and USA Today thanking the producers, the cast, and the extended crew members. Patti Kleckner, a Chicago-based fan, who was part of the team who organized the campaign, offered her services as a contact on behalf of the effort. She was offered a free trip to California by executive producer John Watson to make her television debut with a walk-on part in the "New Law" episode which started the second season. See more »


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An excellent - yet under-appreciated- ensemble show.
3 August 2004 | by (Delaware, United States) – See all my reviews

This was an amazingly well crafted show, that was over too soon! In a market that was glutted with cookie-cutter dramas and sit-coms, Magnificent Seven was a welcome change. Sylistically, it didn't look like anything else on TV, and it certainly didn't have the same story lines as anything else on any other network. Unfortunately, westerns on TV were not destined to make a comeback that season.

I'm a big fan of the original with Brynner and McQueen, and believe me -Biehn and Close were well able to fill those remarkable shoes! Eric Close even LOOKS like Steve McQueen! And believe me - the chemistry of the seven actors is something I've not seen on TV since - and likely will not see again. There was a friendship between all seven main actors, which made their characters easier to believe and twice as engaging to watch.

This show had action, drama, comedy, brotherhood, and just a pinch of romance. It was clean enough, yet entertaining enough for younger kids to watch, and interesting enough to keep adults coming back each week. I think it's still viewable on the Hallmark channel, but not everyone has that channel available. What I wouldn't give for DVD's...

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