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 Steven 'Flash' Gordon (21 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Dale Arden / ... (21 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Baylin (21 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Dr. Hans Zarkov (21 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Ming the Merciless (21 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Rankol (20 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Princess Aura (16 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Joe Wylee (12 episodes, 2007-2008)
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Hometown Celebrity Steven "Flash" Gordon discovers a secret his father tried desperately to keep hidden. He then embarks on a journey to another dimension in hopes of finding his father who was believed to be killed in a fire. Flash becomes involved with the struggles of Planet Mongo. A tyrannical leader controls the only source of clean water on the planet. Flash makes many allies during his struggles leading to a Revolution. Written by epcnb86

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Sam J. Jones, Krebb in Revelations (#1.8) played Flash Gordon in the 1980 film. See more »

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Baylin: [to a very drunk Zarkov] Touch me, little man, and I'll break you in half.
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If You Like Camp You Will Enjoy Flash Gordon
3 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Flash Gordon doesn't have the special effects that Battlestar Galactica has. It doesn't have such actors as Edward James Olmos. I want to be the first to tell you that's okay because Flash Gordon isn't trying to be like BSG. Flash Gordon is trying to be Flash Gordon, full of good campy fun, just with a little modern flavor. I like Flash Gordon because it doesn't take itself seriously, and that is what makes it enjoyable. If you want to spend an hour in front of the TV (45 minutes if you TIVO it and cut out the commercials) and you don't want to spend the whole time figuring out some intricate plot or learn the newest criminal investigation techniques, then watch Flash Gordon.

I will admit that I miss the intimidating version of Ming, especially when played by Max Von Sydow. This Ming doesn't have the bite, but he has a subdued ruthlessness (I know that sounds like an oxymoron). And I do have to say that I didn't care too much for the first episode. Still I decided to stick with it for a while and I am glad that I did. Now that the season is over I'm sure Sci Fi will play the entire season over again. So anyone who missed it can start all over. Just give it 2-3 episodes. It's won't kill you!


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