4,000 years ago in a parallel universe, a group of unlikely antiheroes are forced to run from Shadow, a tyrannical demonic entity who rules the galaxy through his cult, after accidentally stealing his massively powerful starship Lexx.

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Series cast summary:
Brian Downey ...  Stanley H. Tweedle / ... 61 episodes, 1997-2002
Michael McManus ...  Kai / ... 61 episodes, 1997-2002
Jeffrey Hirschfield ...  790 / ... 58 episodes, 1997-2002
Xenia Seeberg ...  Xev Bellringer / ... 55 episodes, 1998-2002
Tom Gallant Tom Gallant ...  The Lexx 52 episodes, 1997-2002
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4,000 years ago in a parallel universe, a group of unlikely antiheroes are forced to run from Shadow, a tyrannical demonic entity who rules the galaxy through his cult, after accidentally stealing his massively powerful starship Lexx.

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Sci-Fi with an attitude!


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English

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19 July 1997 (USA) See more »

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Tales from a Parallel Universe See more »

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Berlin, Germany See more »

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The chess game between Kai and Price in "The Game" is a move-by-move copy of an actual championship match chess game (La Bourdonnais vs. McDonnell, 1834, 21st game of the first match). See more »

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Kai: The dead do not poo.
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The best ever
22 December 1999 | by AstroMan-4See all my reviews

This series is simply the best ever to grace the TV screens of our little planet. It has the coolest characters, great special effects and shots, plus the most absolutely evil characters ever created, that put your typical bond villain to shame. The comedy is at times extremely dark, involving all sorts of gore and cool stuff like that. Eva Habermann as Zev is one of the most luscious looking characters ever, she was better than Xenia Seeberg (no disrespect to Xenia), Kai is so cool, and 790 is a love crazed robot head.

The supporting cast is also brilliant, especially the 2 mercenaries, who add an extra touch of dark humor. If you have a chance to see it, you must. You would never be able to live with yourself if you missed out. It easily gets a 43,245 out of 10 from me.


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