A young Irish chieftain fights against Roman encroachment.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Heath Ledger ...  Conor 13 episodes, 1997
Lisa Zane ...  Queen Diana 13 episodes, 1997
Sebastian Roché ...  Longinus 13 episodes, 1997
Vera Farmiga ...  Catlin 13 episodes, 1997
John Saint Ryan ...  Fergus 13 episodes, 1997
Alonzo Greer Alonzo Greer ...  Tully 13 episodes, 1997
Mick Roughan Mick Roughan ...  Slavemaster / ... 7 episodes, 1997
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Conor is the orphaned heir of one of the many tribal leaders of hopelessly divided Hibernia (ancient Ireland). With his faithful but unenthusiastic servant and protector Fergus he wanders trough the island, fighting injustice and aspiring to unite the druidic, yet internecine Celts in order to free the country from Roman rule. Most dangers and opponents he faces are largely or completely mythical, the most remarkable being Longinus, the eternally cursed but immortal, cruel and vindictive Roman centurion at Christ's crucifixion who forges evil alliances. Written by KGF Vissers

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In a time of legend and magic... A hero will fight for his people and discover his destiny.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Connor, el rugido See more »

Filming Locations:

Queensland, Australia

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| (13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Well thought out
18 June 1999 | by rok-3See all my reviews

I first saw this show about a year ago. They aired the whole season over here, because as it was set in Ireland, it saved our networks lots of time and money,and made them look good.

It mixed a good amount of historical detail with myth, and plenty of swords and sorcery. It also was completely devoid of stereotypical irish stuff like leprechauns and dodgy accents (because half of the cast were from NewZealand). This made it appeal to everyone here as well. It was also full of kick ass battles and warrior babes, with some classy characters, and a great villain in the form of Sébastian roche (the peacemaker, merlin) as the Roman Centurion who tortured christ on the cross, and was cursed with immortality. It really was a good story, and should be brought back as soon as possible!


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