Crusoe (2008–2009)

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 Jeremiah Blackthorn (14 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Robinson Crusoe (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Friday (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Susannah Crusoe (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Samuel Tuffley (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Olivia (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Nathan West (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Sophie (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
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Based on the novel written in 1719, this is said to be an action-packed period drama set in the 17th century, but with a contemporary take on race relations -- and a hero who will bear a resemblance to Angus MacGyver. NBC has committed to 13 episodes. Written by melanie@imdb.com

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Excellent Show
10 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is well worth the effort to watch. It's "Horatio Hornblower" meets "Castaway" meets "Pirates of the Caribbean." It has plots and a sub plot that will keep your attention and make it difficult to wait a week for the next episode! It's clean and Crusoe has exemplary integrity through very difficult odds. Each week you will learn a new piece of information about how Crusoe got to the island, and how he and Friday became inseparable. Unless you are a hyper-critical couch potato that has nothing better to do than rip apart well-rounded TV shows, you'll love this show! It definitely beats those shows full of social drama, immorality, and graphic psychos. If I wanted to see that I could walk outside and look around.


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