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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)
Lazar Rockwood ...
 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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Vicky Po: Who's the pirate?
Sara Pezzini: Just some guy I know.
Vicky Po: Yeah? What's he doing around here?
Sara Pezzini: Proselytizing.
Vicky Po: Hey, big word.
Sara Pezzini: I know bigger ones.
Vicky Po: I think he's kind of cute. I like those swarthy guys
Sara Pezzini: Yeah, swarthy... psychotic, bipolar, hard bodies, what a treat.
Vicky Po: He's got that look like he can just walk on water.
Sara Pezzini: Well, he can definitely walk through walls 'cause I have no idea how he got in here.
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Witchblade 2001, Season 1 and Season 2
30 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Witchblade 2001, Season 1 and Season 2: One of the most intelligent and intriguing TV series I had the pleasure of viewing in years.

The acting was fantastic. The Actors: Eric Etebari, Anthony Cistaro, Yancy Butler, Will Lee, Lazar, David Chokochi and John Hensley were a pleasure to watch. Professional and believable in their roles.

It was a unique, well written, intelligent, and suspenseful and it was a completely different type of cop show rather than the same old tired cookie cutter shows still on the air.

The music was well thought out and exciting. Overall the entire show from the writers to the filming and directing, to the unique style of all of the actor's was fantastic. No episode was dull or boring and the actors brought their characters to life.

Why it was canceled is a mystery.

Why it hasn't been made into a TV series DVD set for purchase yet is also a mystery.


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