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She-Wolf of London 

A female American graduate student in London is bitten by a werewolf, then teams up with an English professor to investigate supernatural occurrences.
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Series cast summary:
Neil Dickson ...  Dr. Ian Matheson / ... 20 episodes, 1990-1991
Kate Hodge ...  Randi Wallace 20 episodes, 1990-1991
Scott Fults ...  Julian Matheson 15 episodes, 1990-1991
Dorothea Phillips ...  Aunt Elsa 14 episodes, 1990-1991
Jean Challis Jean Challis ...  Mum Matheson 13 episodes, 1990-1991
Arthur Cox ...  Dad Matheson 13 episodes, 1990-1991
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Storyline

American graduate student Randi Wallace travels to Britain to study mythology with Professor Ian Matheson. She arrives expecting a stodgy old academic, but Ian is young, and the two are immediately attracted to one other. That complication quickly pales when Randi spends a night camping on the Moors and is bitten by a werewolf. For the rest of the series, Randi and Ian investigate supernatural phenomena together while they search for a cure for Randi's curse. Eventually, their search takes them from British academia to American television, when they move back to Randi's native California, and Ian becomes host of a trashy television talk show focusing on psychic phenomena. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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UK | USA

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English

Release Date:

9 October 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love & Curses See more »

Filming Locations:

Bath, Somerset, England, UK See more »

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(20 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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According to Lee Goldberg in an article in Comics Scene#46, at one point, the producers planned on producing a companion series involving vampires for She-Wolf of London. That series would have featured Blade, the vampire hunter later played by Wesley Snipes, as a globetrotting vampire hunter. However, these plans got scuttled. See more »

Quotes

[showing Randi his new kitchen]
Dr. Ian Matheson: This is where I shall prepare our gourmet feasts.
Randi Wallace: You mean where you unwrap them and stick them in the microwave?
Dr. Ian Matheson: A good chef never reveals his secrets.
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It started well...and evolved
7 October 2007 | by d-millhoffSee all my reviews

A short-lived program for a short-lived network, She-Wolf began as serious horror, set in London. As episodes progressed, the writers started sprinkling in a little humor. Midway through its run, it settled on a mixture of comedy and Gothic horror that would later see huge success in Joss Wheadon's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".

The formula didn't last long - budget cuts and network fiddling lead to retooling the show, now a comedy based in Los Angeles. It retained the supernatural themes, but not the serious horror. The final third of its run had a noticeable drop in production value, and while those episodes could at best be described as silly, they were also very, VERY funny.

A flawed program, but influential and entertaining.


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