Witchblade (2001–2002)

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Based on the comic with the same title, this series follows the adventures of police detective Sara Pezzini, the bearer of the Witchblade. The Witchblade is a powerful gauntlet-like weapon ... See full summary »

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 Det. Sara 'Pez' Pezzini / ... (23 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Det. Jake McCartey (23 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Kenneth Irons (23 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Det. Danny Woo (23 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Ian Nottingham (23 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Lazar (20 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Gabriel Bowman (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Vicky Po (16 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Captain Bruno Dante (10 episodes, 2001-2002)
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Based on the comic with the same title, this series follows the adventures of police detective Sara Pezzini, the bearer of the Witchblade. The Witchblade is a powerful gauntlet-like weapon with a will of its own. Existing since the dawn of time, it chooses each time the right person to be merged with, and Sara is the chosen one of this generation. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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A new force of justice hits the streets of New York

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During the second season of the show, production was halted so that star Yancy Butler could seek treatment for alcoholism. When she completed the treatment, the show was cancelled. See more »

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In the pilot, when Sara questions Kenneth Irons about Ian Nottingham, she shows him the newspaper photo she took from Jake McCartey's apartment with Ian in the background. The same photo Jake was seen looking at right after Sara had supposedly left with it. See more »

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Kenneth Irons: Common sense has never been a reliable guide to understanding the universe.
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Referenced in Igby Goes Down (2002) See more »

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I Don't Know What You Guys are Talking About

I liked Witchblade as a TV series and I was disappointed when it was canceled. If this were released on DVD, I'd gladly shell out a few bucks to acquire it for my collection. There are far too few strong female characters on TV. Plus, Yancy Butler was freaking hot.

Now I do know that it departed from the story line from the comics but I also understand that sometimes that's necessary to make the show accessible to non-comicbook nerds. It was a little frustrating how they reset the entire story line after the end of season 1 but I've been asked to believe far more ridiculous plot points on other more well respected shows.


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