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Setrakian leads Eph, Fet and Nora in the hunt for the Master's lair. Left behind at the pawnshop with Mariela, Zack risks his safety for Mariela's sake.

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Eldritch Palmer (credit only)
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Thomas Eichorst (credit only)
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Setrakian leads Eph, Fet and Nora in the hunt for the Master's lair. Left behind at the pawnshop with Mariela, Zack risks his safety for Mariela's sake.

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pawnshop | one day | flare | coffin | trick | See All (36) »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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When Zach leaves the store, he grabs two packs of Morley menthol cigarettes. The Morley brand first appeared in the X-Files as the Cigarette Smoking Man's preferred brand. See more »

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At the pawnshop, Zach is seen reading a book about vampires. The text is exactly the same as the Wikipedia article on vampires, repeated a few times. See more »

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References The X-Files (1993) See more »

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The Israelites
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Written by Desmond Dekker
Performed by Desmond Dekker & The Aces
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OK show however I would watch it last
22 September 2014 | by (Beverly Hills- CA, United States) – See all my reviews

Welcome to the armature hour! I love Dracula shows and films since I was a kid and growing up… you can tell a lot about a show by the story and, characters development. You can take out the actors and a good show will still win on the story itself. In this show the actors are not great and the story is half-good so all the actors take 1 step forward and, 5 steps backwards. People / characters are introduced to play a major role then all the sudden they drop out for 2 episodes without a sound. We are left to wonder what, who, why and, when they came to USA just an empty zone! Everyone in the show is a boss or acts to overpower the other actor rather complement each other. lacking in every way the harmony in each episode by the bickering and childlike back talking. You have to agree it is annoying when you have to watch it every 5 minutes especially when the group are on stealth mode. It takes away from the story and the whole job idea of creeping up! So far not a single actor holds his or her cool or do as they planed, or told what to do in time of need. Will I keep watching it?...YES I WILL!! SO even with the low approving on my part it is still OK to watch because why not after all it better that nothing ….


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