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The Phoenix 

An ancient and powerful human-like alien is pursued on modern Earth while he searches for his long lost partner.
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1982   1981  

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Judson Scott ...  Bennu of the Golden Light 5 episodes, 1981-1982
Richard Lynch ...  Justin Preminger 5 episodes, 1981-1982
E.G. Marshall ...  Dr. Ward Frazier 2 episodes, 1981-1982
Carmen Argenziano ...  Dave / ... 2 episodes, 1981-1982
Rick Grassi Rick Grassi ...  Detective Barford 2 episodes, 1982
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Storyline

An archaeological expedition in Peru exploring ancient Incan ruins uncovers a strange casket. When the seals are released, a white man, somehow still alive is discovered. The man turns out to be Bennu, a visitor from another planet. Information he was supposed to have had been stored in the casket, but was destroyed by the archaeologists when they opened it. Bennu must learn to survive on earth, avoiding Peruvian government representatives who want to worship him as a god, and US government agents who want to disect an alien. Written by Diane Mullen <vdm22906@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu>

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En legende våktner og marerittet kan begynne. Hvor lenge kan han leve på vår jord...? (Norway)

Genres:

Sci-Fi

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El Fénix, un dios revivido See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mark Carliner Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(4 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

There were eight episodes and the pilot made, but only the pilot and four episodes were ever aired. See more »

Connections

Follows The Phoenix: Pilot (1981) See more »

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A sci-fi for the metaphysical believer
3 February 2002 | by Macros-5See all my reviews

A man comes to earth, whose power stems from sunlight. In darkness he is incredibly weak, but in sunlight, he has powers & abilities that defy logic. This was such a great show when it aired, but like many other sci-fi adventures of it's time, it was left at the wayside. If this ever becomes available on tape or DVD, I'd snatch it right up. Judson Scott was a great young talent. A must see for 80's SF watchers.


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