Tin Man (2007)

TV Mini-Series  |  TV-PG  |   |  Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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A re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz".

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 DG (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Glitch (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Wyatt Cain (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Azkadellia (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Raw (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Zero (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Mystic Man (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Toto / ... (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Lavender Eyes (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Ahamo (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Raynz (3 episodes, 2007)
Donny James Lucas ...
 Vy-Sor (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Emily (3 episodes, 2007)
Kevin McNulty ...
 Hank (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Young DG (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Young Azkadellia (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Demilo (3 episodes, 2007)
Doug Abrahams ...
 General Lonot (3 episodes, 2007)
Shawn Macdonald ...
 Lylo (3 episodes, 2007)
R. Nelson Brown ...
 Father Vue (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Kalm (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Joe Bill (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Café Waitress (3 episodes, 2007)
Sean Campbell ...
 Carter (3 episodes, 2007)
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 State Trooper (3 episodes, 2007)
Ingrid Tesch ...
 Adora (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Wicked Witch (3 episodes, 2007)
Colin Heath ...
 Blue Hatt (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Red Hatt (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Twister Waitress (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Twister Dancer (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Twister Dancer (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Adreanna (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Airofday (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Stage Manager (3 episodes, 2007)
Andrew Francis ...
 Jeb (3 episodes, 2007)
Connor Dunn ...
 Jeb as Boy (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Resistance Fighter (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Longcoat at Realm (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Ralph Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Lorraine Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Ella-B Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Wills Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
Grace Wheeler ...
 Dorothy Gale (3 episodes, 2007)
Madison Bell ...
 Young Girl in Cave (3 episodes, 2007)
Baxter ...
 Toto (3 episodes, 2007)
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Storyline

Set in the spirit of L. Frank Baum's classic, the "Tin Man" follows the adventures of DG, a waitress and part-time student, as she travels through the mystical world of "The O. Z. (Outer Zone)", discovering her hidden past. This well-known story takes a twist in this SyFy adaptation as DG battles the sorceress Azkadellia along with the help of four friends; Glitch, a former adviser to the Queen whose brain has been removed; Raw, a psychic empath; and Wyatt Cain, a former police man (aka Tin-man) who has been imprisoned in an iron suit, forced to watch his family's destruction time and time again. Although parallels can be made to the original book this story takes its own path down the yellow brick road. Written by Anonymous

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Follow a new yellow brick road.


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2 December 2007 (USA)  »

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A Bádogember  »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

During a flashback as children, Azkadelia says to DG how smart it was to trick the trees into throwing their apples at them. This is a reference to The Wizard of Oz (1939), when Scarecrow does the same to get apples for a hungry Dorothy. See more »

Goofs

When DG is in the hut with Ahamo and is examining the compass, she is holding it in her left hand. In the long shot that immediately follows, she is holding it with both hands. See more »

Quotes

DG: [referring to the spinning doll] Am I really doing this?
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Crazy Credits

This may only apply to the extended credits on the DVD release: the character name Dorothy Gale is misspelled "Dorthy". See more »

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Version of Oz: The Return to Emerald City See more »

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17 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show was fairly imaginative. Everything seemed ripe for a great story but it never became very engaging. The characters and some of the visuals were imaginatively conceived, but I never felt compelled to keep watching.

Basically, this a loosely re-conceived version of the Wizard of Oz. It's modern day and each main character different, yet has something in common with their original Oz counterpart. It's sufficiently different that it's hard to predict what's going to happen next.

The characters are visually appealing to watch, but dialog is a bit lacking and the story even more so. In the three parts of the movie, only twice did it pick up in interest level - near the end of part 1 and near the end of part 3. The rest of the show was just kind of flat.

I can't really recommend watching the show - but some of the previews and snapshots that focus on the visuals may make it hard to resist.


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