Brimstone (1998–1999)

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A dead cop, sentenced to Hell, is returned to Earth by the Devil to recover 113 escaped evil spirits.

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Series cast summary:
 Ezekiel Stone (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
 The Devil / ... (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
 Max (7 episodes, 1998-1999)
 Ashur Badaktu / ... (6 episodes, 1998-1999)


Ezekial Stone, a former cop, planted evidence on his wife's rapist whom was subsequently convicted. While incarcerated the rapist was killed, thus rendering Stone a murder. Later, Stone was himself killed by a criminal. He is sent to Hell for his crime. However, 113 evil souls have escaped, and the Devil sends him back to Earth to recover them. Both Stone and the escaped souls can only be harmed or killed by each other, and they can be sent back to Hell if their eyes (the "windows to the soul") are destroyed. If Stone can recover all 113, then he'll be given a second chance at life...or so the Devil says. Written by <>

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23 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brimstone: el pacto  »

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Originally, 'John Glover' was to have only a recurring role in the series playing the Devil. However, after producers saw the chemistry between Glover and Peter Horton, he was made a regular cast member. See more »


The Devil: More tears have been shed for answered prayers than for those that go unheard.
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Referenced in Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Blind Spot (2006) See more »

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Not Mindless Pap
12 November 2004 | by (Battle Creek, MI) – See all my reviews

Which is, unfortunately, mostly what succeeds on TV these days. Shows such as Brimstone are just too intelligent, and go over the head of Average Joe TV Viewer (or Average Joe TV Executive). With all the proliferation and specialization of TV channels these days, maybe some day we can have an "Intelligent TV Channel" where shows like these can flourish and those too dim to "get it" can just remove it from their channel rotation.

Black humor is under-appreciated, and intelligent black humor is just beyond too many people, unfortunately. And Brimstone was chock full of it. Add to that a completely original premise, some decent action, good acting and the wonderful, delicious Lori Petty (::melt::) and Brimstone was a real winner. Too bad the suits didn't "get it".

Any TV producers out there reading this -- there's an idea for you. Create an "Intelligent TV Channel", and give us shows like this, or Max Headroom, Key West, Cupid, etc. You could even call it that, as a dig at the mindless drivel that pours off the screen most of the time.

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