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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barely stays afloat
11 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really wanted to like this show, I really did. I willfully suspended disbelief that this show could be running aground during the shallow Pilot, but alas she didn't run hard on the wind, she kinda beached herself in order to prevent more damage to her crew and onlookers.

But no maties, I stuck with them, yes I did, I got myself on that island through episode 3 & 4.

What heck is this? McGyver meets Gilligans island? After all, the fancy gadgets and inventions are all made from shipwreck material mind you, coconut fibers and some moldy pieces from the Castaway set.

I expected to see a clam shell cell phone with all fancy gimmicky crap they had at their disposal, I mean this lad has limitless imagination and talent, but he can't get himself of the damn island nor manage invent a knack for a British accent?

This could have been a refreshingly gritty, somewhat desolate re-imagined RC story, one that brings the worlds of the native and the castaway together through struggles and painful lessons. Alas, Friday is very smart and wise guy, but here he has an Oxford degree in Literature and Philosophy too boot.

Here is hoping that the filming crew didn't eat the writers without an adequate ceremony.


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