The sword and sorcery adventures of a wandering adventurer who has the ability to communicate with animals.
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 Dar (66 episodes, 1999-2002)
Jackson Raine ...
 Tao (65 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 King Zad / ... (34 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 The Sorceress #1 (29 episodes, 1999-2002)
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In this spinoff of the various movies, Dar, the Beastmaster and last survivor of his tribe, wanders the ancient lands, seeking out his beloved Kira, defending the animals he controls, and pitting his might against various sorcerers and tyrants. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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In plenty of scenes throughout the series, a lot of times in a single episode, Ruh is clearly played by different tigers. See more »

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Dar: [pulls girl off sinking Tao] Patience Tao.
Tao: Patience is for those who aren't on fire!
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A big mess, but often fun to watch
8 June 2002 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

It seems from watching that the producers of this series didn't take the time to plan their "bible" before beginning the series. The basic story, handed down from Andre Norton through the series of films, was fine, but this kind of high-concept fantasy series requires an established mythology to guide the storytelling. This one seemed to flounder around without much dramatic impetus. The leads were highly appealing, if inexperienced at the beginning of the series, and individual episodes were often entertaining. The final story arc over the last half of the final season was too slapdash and amateurish to redeem the series as a whole. While it did draw the story to a finish, it wasn't a particularly compelling finish; the appearance of Marc Singer (the star of the Beastmaster films) was a silly stunt. One can only hope that Daniel Goddard and Jackson Raine move on to better projects--both are appealing enough to merit it.


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