A deceased street musician returns to life, and must restore the balance between good and evil to be reunited with his dead girlfriend.


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Series cast summary:
 Eric Draven (22 episodes, 1998-1999)
 Detective Darryl Albrecht (22 episodes, 1998-1999)
 Shelly Webster (22 episodes, 1998-1999)
 Sarah Mohr (22 episodes, 1998-1999)
 Lieutenant David Vincennes (16 episodes, 1998-1999)
 Darla Mohr (14 episodes, 1998-1999)
 Jessica Capshaw (10 episodes, 1998-1999)


Eric Draven, a musician, and his girlfriend are killed. Draven returns to life as an undead mime, with psychic powers and a spirit guide (a crow). He first avenges his and his girlfriend's deaths, but finds that he must remain on Earth, separate from her, until he restores the balance between good and evil. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Release Date:

3 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El Cuervo  »

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(22 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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A soundtrack CD was made for cast and crew only. Fan sites have track listings available for those who wish to make their own soundtrack. See more »


Spun-off from The Crow (1994) See more »


Don't Leave Me This Way
Written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff and Cary Gilbert
Performed by The Painkillers
Courtesy of Shine Records
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A quality series
30 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

"Crow: Stairway to Heaven" was one of the best television shows I have seen on television. With his role in this television series, Mark Dacascos, a young and refreshing actor, proved he was not just an action star who survives by starring in no story action films.

Dacascos branches outside of what he is used to in order to play a reincarnated soul of dead man brought back by a crow in order to set things right after his girlfriend is killed. The ongoing battle of good vs. evil continues as Eric Draven is brought back to life to set things right.

Dacascos is great in the television version of the film that would turn out to be Brandon Lee's last. I couldn't wait for each week to come because it was a unique series in which the writers came up with great new stuff to write about for each episode. I enjoyed how the series went back and forth between the current world and the way it was when Eric Draven and his girlfriend Shelly lived in happier times.

Everything about this show from, storylines, music, and setting scream HIT!!!!! From Mark Dacascos to the supporting cast which includes the police detective whom he helps out by catching criminals; this series deserved to be seen.

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