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The Crow: Stairway to Heaven 

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A deceased street musician returns to life, and must restore the balance between good and evil to be reunited with his dead girlfriend.

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Bryce Zabel
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mark Dacascos ...  Eric Draven 22 episodes, 1998-1999
Marc Gomes ...  Detective Darryl Albrecht 22 episodes, 1998-1999
Sabine Karsenti ...  Shelly Webster 22 episodes, 1998-1999
Katie Stuart ...  Sarah Mohr 22 episodes, 1998-1999
Johnny Cuthbert ...  Lieutenant David Vincennes 16 episodes, 1998-1999
Lynda Boyd ...  Darla Mohr 14 episodes, 1998-1999
Christina Cox ...  Jessica Capshaw 10 episodes, 1998-1999
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Storyline

Eric Draven, a musician, and his girlfriend are killed. Draven returns to life as an undead mime, with psychic powers and a spirit guide (a crow). He first avenges his and his girlfriend's deaths, but finds that he must remain on Earth, separate from her, until he restores the balance between good and evil. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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The Epic Tale of Supernatural Vengeance Takes Flight Again. See more »


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Country:

Canada

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English

Release Date:

3 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El Cuervo See more »

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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

With Season 1 ending on a cliffhanger, decent ratings, and good fan response, pre-production on season two began. It only got as far as the writing stage when Universal bought out PolyGram Productions. Universal canceled the show, stopping dead in its tracks. Executive Producer Bryce Zabel made attempts at reviving the series, and then at a TV-movie that would wrap up the major loose ends of the series, but to no avail. See more »

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Referenced in The Angry Video Game Nerd: Drake of the 99 Dragons (2018) See more »

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Don't Leave Me This Way
Written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff and Cary Gilbert
Performed by The Painkillers
Courtesy of Shine Records
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If ever a series had everything...
13 January 2000 | by NozzSee all my reviews

I admire the series for managing to include and balance everything: buddy action, romance, music, special effects, humor, mystery, a strong underlying morality, and rarest of all on TV a deep, authentic sadness. The worst episodes are the hey-let's-add- another-gimmick episodes. The best are the ones that stick to the implications of the basic premise. I understand that production was suspended because of a change of corporate ownership or something, and I hope someone can get the act back together for more episodes without losing quality or momentum. The development that ended the last episode was something that, with good writing, could have propelled a fine continuation.


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