Tin Man (2007)

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A re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz".

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 9 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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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)
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 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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 The Wicked Witch (3 episodes, 2007)
Colin Heath ...
 Blue Katt (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Red Katt (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)
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 Jeb (3 episodes, 2007)
Connor Dunn ...
 Jeb as Boy (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Resistance Fighter (3 episodes, 2007)
Michael Roselli ...
 Longcoat Guard (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Longcoat at Realm (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Longcoat Leader (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 Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Wills Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
Grace Wheeler ...
 Dorothy Gale (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Young Girl in Cave (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Toto (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Young DG (2 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Follow a new yellow brick road.


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2 December 2007 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Not counting DG, only four characters are referred to on screen by the same (or similar) names to their analogous characters in the original book and The Wizard of Oz (1939): Toto, Police Officer Gulch (a reference to Miss Gulch, a character in the 1939 film), The Grey Gale, and Wyatt Cain. Cain is called "tin man" several times by other characters, most notably Glitch when he says, "Have a heart, tin man". See more »

Goofs

Throughout most of the first episode, Glitch repeats himself constantly. This "glitch" is completely forgotten in the second and third episodes. See more »

Quotes

Cain: [to Toto after discovering his betrayal] I'd shoot you in the heart if I thought you had one.
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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 The Wizard of Oz (1925) See more »

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A fascinating take on an old tale
3 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

More than one generation has grown up on The Wizard of Oz and its variations, from the original book to the modern musical, Wicked. Tin Man is a different take than any I've seen before, but by no means does that make it bad. Fans of Joss Whedon's Firefly will probably enjoy this, but so will anyone looking for a new way to imagine Oz. The characters are really not the same as the original story line, but we still see several similarities. The quest for belonging, as DG searches for where she belongs and encounters people who will help her. Glitch, the Scarecrow variation, seeks half a brain that was taken from him because he was previously a top adviser. "Tin Man" Cain, meanwhile, was tortured by soldiers for years, and now feels heartless and seeks only revenge. And Raw, who even resembles the Cowardly Lion, is essentially a psychic whose kind the villain uses to read the minds of others. There is still the idea of good versus evil, and, frankly, I'm glad to see a Dorothy who doesn't spend her time complaining and searching for a way out. I love the old movie, but this is a wonderful new version. I wait for the DVD with bated breath.


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