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Jack of All Trades 

Jack Stiles, American spy stationed on a South Pacific island in the early 19th century, teams up with no nonsense British agent Emilia Rothschild to stop Napoleon's colonizing efforts. Jack's alter ego is the Zorro-esque Daring Dragoon.

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Series cast summary:
Bruce Campbell ...  Daring Dragoon / ... 22 episodes, 2000
Angela Marie Dotchin ...  Mrs. Emilia Smythe Rothschild 22 episodes, 2000
Stuart Devenie ...  Governor Croque / ... 22 episodes, 2000
Stephen Papps Stephen Papps ...  Captain Brogard 22 episodes, 2000
Shemp Wooley Shemp Wooley ...  Voice of Jean-Claude 13 episodes, 2000
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American spy/adventurer Jack Stiles is sent by Thomas Jefferson to the tiny South Pacific island of Polau Polau to work with British spy Emilia Rothschild to stop the advances of the French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte in his bid for world conquest. Written by <thehand@teleport.com>

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Country:

USA | New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El rey de los tramposos See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand

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Production Co:

Renaissance Pictures See more »
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(22 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

Jack's horse is named "Nutcracker," an oblique reference to his method of boarding - jumping onto the saddle from great heights. See more »

Quotes

Jack Stiles: Well, yank my doodle!
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Alternate Versions

When originally aired as part of the Back2Back Action Hour along with Cleopatra 2525, the end credits for both shows ran at the end of Cleopatra 2525. On the DVD set, the credits for just this show run at the end of each episode. See more »

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The opening credits alone make it worth your time.
22 January 2000 | by PhilR-3See all my reviews

"Jack of All Trades" is the latest collaboration of cult duo Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi. I watched it today after the awful "Cleopatra 2525," which is packaged with Jack into an hour show. Sure, Jack of All trades was funny. Bruce Campbell rarely disappoints. The musical opening credits were catchy and hilarious, so I was looking forward to the show. It's another sound-effects filled romp into an exagerrated past with witty dialogue and inaccurate facts, like Hercules and Xena have recently become. Sure, maybe the show is flimsy and the sets are cheap, maybe the effects are bad and nothing is remotely similar to reality. But who cares? Good stuff for Campbell fans.


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