A dead cop, sentenced to Hell, is returned to Earth by the Devil to recover 113 escaped evil spirits.
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Series cast summary:
Peter Horton ...  Ezekiel Stone 13 episodes, 1998-1999
John Glover ...  The Devil / ... 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Lori Petty ...  Max 7 episodes, 1998-1999
Teri Polo ...  Det. Sgt. Delilah Ash / ... 6 episodes, 1998-1999
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Ezekial Stone, a former cop, planted evidence on his wife's rapist whom was subsequently convicted. While incarcerated the rapist was killed, thus rendering Stone a murder. Later, Stone was himself killed by a criminal. He is sent to Hell for his crime. However, 113 evil souls have escaped, and the Devil sends him back to Earth to recover them. Both Stone and the escaped souls can only be harmed or killed by each other, and they can be sent back to Hell if their eyes (the "windows to the soul") are destroyed. If Stone can recover all 113, then he'll be given a second chance at life...or so the Devil says. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Ezekiel Stone comments in an episode that when he was alive he was the most decorated Detective in the history of the West Manhattan Police precincts. See more »

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Ezekiel Stone: You know, I gotta tell you, I'm getting a little tired of breaking into desks and rifling through filing cabinets. I feel like I'm on a rerun of "Magnum P.I."
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A Real Gem of a Show.
10 August 2003 | by KoshNaranekSee all my reviews

Every so often, I re-watch my Brimstone tapes (of the Sci-Fi airings, since I didn't even know it existed when it was on FOX), and am amazed at just how good a show this is. It had a great pilot, great acting and excellent dialogue, and the cast had great chemistry together. In fact, I like every single aspect of this show (*including* Lori Petty). It's just too bad that it started out on FOX, especially FOX on Friday night.

Maybe if we're lucky, one day, Warner Home Video will release it on DVD. Then, maybe I'll be able to see "Ashes" without the pixilation glitch that's in Sci-Fi's copy, and without the damn Sci-Fi popup ads., bugs, and squashed credits with voice-overs, and more people will be exposed to this fine show. With my luck though, Warners will have improperly stored the film, and it'll have the uncorrected film defects problems seen on their Babylon 5 DVDs (all of which I'm buying, BTW, if only for the extras).

It's too bad Warners doesn't treat their shows better, and make their Season Sets as showpieces. That's what I'd want my Babylon 5, Crusade and Brimstone season sets to be, showpieces that would blow people's socks off.

KoshN


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USA

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English

Release Date:

23 October 1998 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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| (13 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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