Ultraviolet (1998)

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 Dr. Angela March (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Vaughan Rice (6 episodes, 1998)
Philip Quast ...
 Father Pearse J. Harman (6 episodes, 1998)
Colette Brown ...
 Kirsty (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Frances (6 episodes, 1998)
Thomas Lockyer ...
 Jacob (4 episodes, 1998)
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 Dr. Paul Hoyle / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Jack / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
Elizabeth Earl ...
 Angie's Daughter (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Emilie (2 episodes, 1998)
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Michael Colefield is unwillingly thrust into the nightmarish world of vampires when he discovers a secret government organisation operating undercover within the police when his friend Jack disappears under suspicious circumstances on the eve of his wedding. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Stephen Moyer would also go on to play vampire in True Blood. See more »

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Father Pearse J. Harman: Our free range days are over.
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Simply the best
2 May 2004 | by (Northampton, MA) – See all my reviews

vampire series or movie that I have ever seen. In fact, I'm hard pressed to think of any science fiction series or film that does it better. It takes one absurd premise (that vampires are real, and that, while still apparently composed of atoms and reflecting light, they nevertheless cannot be seen in mirrors, filmed, recorded, or detected by any indirect process) and then follows it with rigorous logic. The vampires (or leeches, as they are referred to) do not age or die, and they have had centuries to form a shadowy international conspiracy. Their goals and plans are murky, although their general motive is simple--ensure their food supply. Our heroes (or perhaps 'heroes') are a beleaguered team of humans trying to uncover the truth and break the undead cabal. In this respect, Ultraviolet resembles the X-Files, with some happy improvements. The vampire conspiracy is not essentially infallible. It is not so all-encompassing that our heroes survive only at the whim of their adversaries. And, the conspiracy doesn't enjoy that great advantage of most screen villains: the writer makes sure that they get away when the plot calls for it.

A really good show. Get it on DVD and watch it.


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