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The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1998– )

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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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1999   1998  
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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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Did You Know?


This is one of three projects that Mark Dacascos and Kadeem Hardison have worked together on, the others being 'Drive' and 'Instinct To Kill'. 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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An interesting blend of action and the supernatural.
23 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

I haven't seen the film with Brandon Lee, but I caught this show while surfing Friday night primetime in Canada. This is about a man named Eric Draven who is killed with his girlfriend, but mysteriously resurrected to "set things right." The episodes aren't as moody as the movie, and take quite a different turn. The events, as to be expected, are continuing adventures, in which Eric tries to find out how he can go back to the afterlife. Mark Dacascos is great in the role of Eric Draven. He has that devil-may-care look that is perfect for The Crow, and the martial arts choreography looks fantastic (without considering that this is a television budget). The stories are always action packed with a touch of mystery in the supernatural. This is a great show with a very cool concept, and I hope it keeps going.

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