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Poltergeist: The Legacy 

"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Derek de Lint ...  Derek Rayne, Ph.D. 87 episodes, 1996-1999
Martin Cummins ...  Nick Boyle 87 episodes, 1996-1999
Robbi Chong Robbi Chong ...  Alexandra Moreau 87 episodes, 1996-1999
Helen Shaver ...  Rachel Corrigan, MD / ... 87 episodes, 1996-1999
Kristin Lehman ...  Kristin Adams 36 episodes, 1998-1999
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"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San Francisco in a castle-like house on Angel Island. Dr. Derek Rayne heads up the team comprised of psychiatrist, Rachel Corrigan; priest, Philip C.; ex-Navy SEAL, Nick Boyle; and researcher/psychic Alex Moreau. Written by Clarianna Demonbreun <demonbreun@juno.com>

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English

Release Date:

21 April 1996 (USA) See more »

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Poltergeist: El legado See more »

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(88 episodes)

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Color
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Both Derek De Lint and Martin Cummins were both considered for the roles of Conner MacLeod and Richie Ryan in Highlander before being cast in the show. See more »

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opening credits narrator: Since the beginning of time, mankind has existed between the world of light and the world of darkness. This journal chronicles the work of our secret society known as the Legacy, created to protect the innocent from those creatures that inhabit the shadows and the night.
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: When in Rome (2011) See more »

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worth checking out
18 March 2013 | by trashgangSee all my reviews

I noticed this release a few years ago but over here only the first season was released so you had to find it at a thrift store or a flea market and that's exactly were I found it. And I must say that I enjoyed it.

Even as all episodes had the same effects somehow it still worked out fine. You had the flashbacks by Derek Rayne, Ph.D (Derek De Lint) and the extra lighting combined with a lot of wind to get rid off the poltergeist and that's the basic of every episode but it also contains strong story lines and that's the reason why it works.

Of course it had to compete against The X-Files which was a lot better but being the underdog it is worth checking out. It's about the supernatural but without the science-fiction like we have seen in the X-files, maybe you can compare it with another unreleased series in Europe, Friday The 13th (1987-1990).

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 2,5/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5


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