In this revival of the popular 1970s television series, Mr. Roarke and his three assistants run a tropical paradise where guests come in to have their wildest dreams and fantasies come true.
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1999   1998  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »
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 Mr. Roarke (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Ariel (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Harry (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Fisher (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 'Hotel employee' Pilot (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Cal (11 episodes, 1998-1999)
Tracy R. Bautista ...
 Hotel employee (9 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Clia (7 episodes, 1998)
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In this revival of the popular 1970s television series, Mr. Roarke and his three assistants run a tropical paradise where guests come in to have their wildest dreams and fantasies come true. Written by Phil Fernando

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based on tv series | island | See All (2) »

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Careful what you wish for. See more »

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Drama | Fantasy

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26 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La isla de la fantasía  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Lenny Venito turned down the role of Cal. See more »

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Mr. Roarke: Now it's time for my fantasy!
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Connections

Referenced in Queer as Folk: Hypocrisy: Don't Do It (2002) See more »

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Excellent show. Should NOT have been cancelled.
24 September 1999 | by (Mullica Township, New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw the first few episodes of this new version of Fantasy Island. I immediately loved it. But the time slot it was in (Saturday evening) was weird. Occasionally I forgot to watch. But then the TV station started pre-empting it with movies and what have you. Then it disappeared altogether. I think it should have been played on Sci-Fi. That might have helped. I can't believe it was canned in the first season! It kind of reminded me of The Twilight Zone, in some ways. I liked Malcom McDowell as Mr. Roarke, and I liked Ariel the shapeshifter. I also liked Fyvush Finkel as the travel agent. If this ever comes out on video, I will buy every episode. This show is high on my list of favorite TV shows. If it ever shows up on TV in reruns, it is a MUST-SEE!


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