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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 Detective Darryl Albrecht 22 episodes, 1998-1999
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 Shelly Webster 22 episodes, 1998-1999
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 Lieutenant David Vincennes 16 episodes, 1998-1999
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 Jessica Capshaw 10 episodes, 1998-1999
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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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The Epic Tale of Supernatural Vengeance Takes Flight Again. See more »


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3 October 1998 (USA)  »

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(22 episodes)

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Mark Dacascos did not particularly enjoy working on the show, claiming in an interview that it left him physically and emotionally exhausted. The 60-70 hour work weeks - coupled with the commute from his home in California to the production center in Canada - put a strain on his marriage, and the frequently somber scenes he had to perform depressed him. See more »

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

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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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Too bad it's only on once a week
14 March 1999 | by (Sacramento, California) – See all my reviews

I think this show is one of the best on television. Mark Dacascos is a young and refreshing actor that proves he is 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. Mark Dacascos is great in the television version of the film that would turn out to be Brandon Lee's last. Every week, I can't wait to see the next episode because it is a unique series in that the writers come up with new stuff to write about. I like how the series goes back and forth between the world as it currently is 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 its star Mark Dacascos to the supporting cast which includes the police detective whom he helps out by catching criminals; this series deserves to be seen during the week when everyone has the chance to see how great it is.


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