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The adventures of a man-turned-muck monster. Swamp Thing was once a man named Alec Holland, but after being caught on fire, doused with strange chemicals, and dumped into the Louisiana ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Mark Lindsay Chapman ...  Dr. Anton Arcane 72 episodes, 1990-1993
Dick Durock ...  Swamp Thing 72 episodes, 1990-1993
Scott Garrison Scott Garrison ...  Will Kipp 60 episodes, 1990-1993
Kevin Quigley ...  Graham / ... 37 episodes, 1990-1993
Carrell Myers ...  Tressa Kipp 35 episodes, 1990-1993
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The adventures of a man-turned-muck monster. Swamp Thing was once a man named Alec Holland, but after being caught on fire, doused with strange chemicals, and dumped into the Louisiana swamps by the evil Dr. Anton Arcane, Alec's body mutated. No longer is he human, or even an animal. His body is made from the muck and plants of the swamp. He's super strong and can make plants do his bidding. Good thing he's on our side... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Too intelligent to be captured. Too powerful to be destroyed. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 1990 (USA) See more »

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Das Ding aus dem Sumpf See more »

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(72 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Swamp Thing was shot on location at the Universal Studios and Gatorland theme parks in Orlando, Florida. Many rides and attractions are visible or feature prominently throughout the series. See more »

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Swamp Thing: The swamp is my world. It is who I am. It is what I am. I was once a man. I know the evil men do. Do not bring your evil here, I warn you. Beware the wrath of... Swamp Thing!
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Referenced in VH-1 Where Are They Now?: Superheroes (1999) See more »

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Entertaining and suspense like action drama series of a swamp beast!
16 September 2018 | by Danny BlankenshipSee all my reviews

I over the years started to read some old D.C. comics "Swamp Thing" issues and I must say the issues and stories were good and interesting as they focused on real life issues. And I remember this early 90's series on the "USA Network" as I watched as a kid I liked it being that the stories were fun with issues and entertaining with action, and now from time to time I catch early morning or late night reruns on digital TV.

Set in the muggy and hot humid swamps and lakes of Louisiana it involves a monster moss like hero named "Swamp Thing", though he may look like a scary monster this hero is out to avenge his being burnt by chemicals. And along the way "Swamp Thing" helps those who need it as it's clear he's the ruler of the "Swamps". Overall well done action hero series that had drama and suspense as it was a great take on a creature anti hero type.


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