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NightMan 

Night Man (original title)
After lightning strikes saxophonist Johnny Domino, he finds he is telepathically tuned to the frequency of evil. This gives him an edge for finding the bad guys, and some special classified... See full summary »

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Glen A. Larson
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1999   1998   1997  
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Series cast summary:
Matt McColm ...  Johnny Domino / ... 44 episodes, 1997-1999
Earl Holliman ...  Frank Dominus 25 episodes, 1997-1999
Jayne Heitmeyer ...  Lt. Briony Branca 22 episodes, 1998-1999
Derek Webster ...  Raleigh Jordan 22 episodes, 1997-1998
Derwin Jordan ...  Raleigh Jordan 22 episodes, 1998-1999
Felecia M. Bell ...  Jessica Rodgers 22 episodes, 1997-1998
Michael Woods ...  Lt. Charlie Dann 22 episodes, 1997-1998
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After lightning strikes saxophonist Johnny Domino, he finds he is telepathically tuned to the frequency of evil. This gives him an edge for finding the bad guys, and some special classified wearable gear gives him an edge for fighting them. Written by Anonymous

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The Plymouth Prowler used in the series when driven has the sound of a V8 engine. In fact the Prowler only had a smaller V6 engine. See more »

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Narrator: Johnny Domino was one of San Francisco's hottest young jazz musicians, but fate and a cosmic event were about to change his life forever. What the doctors told him seemed impossible.
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Excellent for what it is
16 July 2005 | by ncsumath83See all my reviews

I will not hold the producers of this series accountable for the drastic changes made to the character of The Night Man. In the comic books all he has is the one power, and though it is a really cool power, it is not extremely valuable on its own. The plot line of a first season episode actually revolves around this somewhat humbling fact. Because of this, The Night Man is not what you might call "made for TV", so I think some changes had to be made so that his character would look good in a Fantasy/SciFi/action genre. On a syndicated budget, this is a very tall order, yielding the cheesy results that have been mentioned in other posts. As far as the acting, it may not have been award-winning, but neither was it career-killing, and the music was excellent, thanks to Marc Bonilla. The writers did do a poor job with continuity, and some of the dialog seems a bit forced, but that just makes it even cheesier and thus much more enjoyable if you are in the mood for it. Syndicated TV series have, for a long time, been providing cheap thrills and guilty pleasures. At this, The Night Man series excels, making it a show well worth watching.


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Official Sites:

Tribune Entertainment

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Release Date:

30 September 1997 (USA) See more »

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(44 episodes)

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