American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the ... See full summary »
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 Jack Woods (2 episodes, 1999)
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 The Grand Banshee (2 episodes, 1999)
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 King Boric (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Seamus Muldoon (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Barney O'Grady (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Mary Muldoon (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Mickey Muldoon (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Kathleen Fitzpatrick (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Princess Jessica (2 episodes, 1999)
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 General Bulstrode (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Lady Margaret (2 episodes, 1999)
Michael Williams ...
 Father Daley (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Queen Morag (2 episodes, 1999)
Danny Babington ...
 1st Fairy (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Troll Manager (2 episodes, 1999)
Tony Bluto ...
 1st Troll Assistant (2 episodes, 1999)
Neil Conrich ...
 Pooka Captain (2 episodes, 1999)
Arthur Cox ...
 2nd Farmer (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Sean Devine (2 episodes, 1999)
Fercal Fay ...
 Irish Dancer (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Count Grogan (2 episodes, 1999)
Simon Greiff ...
 Chief Grococh (2 episodes, 1999)
James Hayes ...
 Innkeeper (2 episodes, 1999)
Eric Jorrin ...
 Flying Fairy (2 episodes, 1999)
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 1st Oakshee / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Clive Kneller ...
 1st Fairy Flunkee (2 episodes, 1999)
Gary Lydon ...
 Dunlang the Dullahan / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Conor McDermottroe ...
 John Fitzpatrick (2 episodes, 1999)
Edward A. McDermottroe ...
 Fergus Flynn (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Jericho O'Grady (2 episodes, 1999)
Nula McMannican ...
 Irish Dancer (2 episodes, 1999)
Clive Merrison ...
 Chamberlain (2 episodes, 1999)
Stephen Moore ...
 Jentee (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Bert Bagnell (2 episodes, 1999)
Christopher Schönning ...
 Fairboy (2 episodes, 1999)
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 George Fitzpatrck (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Harry Fitzpatrick (2 episodes, 1999)
David Shaw Parker ...
 Leprechaun Captain (2 episodes, 1999)
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American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the fairies' costume ball and Muldoon's son falls in love with fairy Princess Jessica. Their love re-ignites a feud between the leprechauns and the fairies, which escalates into a war. The Grand Banshee warns of terrible consequences and Jack Woods is chosen to make peace. Woods interrupts his own romance with an Irish beauty to help, and becomes involved in a strange and wonderful magical adventure. Written by Anonymous

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The majority of cast were struck with a virus and had to take a couple of weeks off filming. See more »

Goofs

When Jack and Kathleen are crossing a crevice over a cliff, they are shown to have reached one half of the intended distance in an over-the-head shot, and then a shot from their side show that they are almost at the beginning of the distance. See more »

Quotes

Mickey Muldoon: Come away with me.
Princess Jessica: I can't!
Mickey Muldoon: We can do anything!
[they kiss]
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Connections

References Waterloo (1970) See more »

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We Can Fly Away
Written by Sandy McLelland and Paul Lowin
Performed by Emma Townshend
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User Reviews

Wonderful, magic, beautiful, touching,...
9 November 1999 | by (Quebec City, Quebec) – See all my reviews

This is a great miniseries. Far better than Noah's Ark. Randy Quaid is good, Roger Daltrey is funny as King Boric, Whoopi Goldberg is funny too and very good, but the best actor in it is Colm Meaney. His performance deserves an award. He's the best part of the show.

This story is full of clichés, but I don't care because it's also a lot more imaginative than Noah's Ark. There's this "Romeo and Juliet" story, very touching, and it is presented with humour. It seems that the actors had a great time together, they really seem to have fun. The dance parts are good, although I don't like Lord of the Dance or Riverdance, but now, in this movie, it is accurate and it makes me want to dance too.

I loved that movie, I had fun watching it, and if you were deceived by that poor Noah's Ark (although Jon Voight was good), don't worry, this Leprechaun legend will help you forget all your doubts that a tv miniseries can be good and entertaining.


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