In this revival of the popular 1970s television series, Mr. Roarke and his three assistants run a tropical paradise where guests come in to have their wildest dreams and fantasies come true.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Malcolm McDowell ...  Mr. Roarke 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Mädchen Amick ...  Ariel 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Edward Hibbert ...  Harry 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Fyvush Finkel ...  Fisher 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Cherisse Lamoureux Cherisse Lamoureux ...  'Hotel employee' Pilot 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Louis Lombardi ...  Cal 11 episodes, 1998-1999
Tracy R. Bautista Tracy R. Bautista ...  Hotel employee 9 episodes, 1998-1999
Sylvia Sidney ...  Clia 7 episodes, 1998
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In this revival of the popular 1970s television series, Mr. Roarke and his three assistants run a tropical paradise where guests come in to have their wildest dreams and fantasies come true. Written by Phil Fernando

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Careful what you wish for. See more »

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Drama | Fantasy

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USA

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English

Release Date:

26 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La isla de la fantasía See more »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Malcolm McDowell plays Mr. Roarke, who was played by 'Ricardo Montalbán' in the 1977 series. Both men had previously played the main adversaries in Star Trek movies: Montalbán played Khan Noonien Singh in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), and McDowell played Dr. Tolian Soran in Star Trek: Generations (1994). See more »

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Mr. Roarke: Now it's time for my fantasy!
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Referenced in Queer as Folk: Hypocrisy: Don't Do It (2002) See more »

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far too dark and funny for ABC
28 July 2000 | by ag-2See all my reviews

Legacy or no legacy, how the producers of Fantasy Island talked the Absolutely Banal Content network into running this is a mystery up there with why Roarke's suits have gone from white to black -- yet another thing we'll never know, but you can bet there's a story behind it. Bless Sci-Fi for picking up this gem; wish they could afford to resurrect it, but I'll happily take (and TAPE) what I can get. (And I won't be watching ABC again. Any network that could can this and Wonderland and keep Regis Philbin on eight days a week is angling for a much *dumber* demographic than mine.)


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