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NYPD Det. Sara Pezzini has a supernatural weapon and abilities to help her fight evil.
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Series cast summary:
Yancy Butler ...  Det. Sara 'Pez' Pezzini / ... 23 episodes, 2001-2002
David Chokachi ...  Det. Jake McCartey 23 episodes, 2001-2002
Anthony Cistaro ...  Kenneth Irons 23 episodes, 2001-2002
Will Yun Lee ...  Det. Danny Woo 23 episodes, 2001-2002
Eric Etebari ...  Ian Nottingham 23 episodes, 2001-2002
Lazar Rockwood Lazar Rockwood ...  Lazar 20 episodes, 2001-2002
John Hensley ...  Gabriel Bowman 19 episodes, 2001-2002
Kathryn Winslow ...  Vicky Po 16 episodes, 2001-2002
Nestor Serrano ...  Captain Bruno Dante 10 episodes, 2001-2002
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Based on the comic with the same title, this series follows the adventures of police detective Sara Pezzini, the bearer of the Witchblade. The Witchblade is a powerful gauntlet-like weapon with a will of its own. Existing since the dawn of time, it chooses each time the right person to be merged with, and Sara is the chosen one of this generation. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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A new force of justice hits the streets of New York

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Trivia

During the second season of the show, production was halted so that star Yancy Butler could seek treatment for alcoholism. When she completed the treatment, the show was cancelled. See more »

Goofs

In the pilot, when Sara questions Kenneth Irons about Ian Nottingham, she shows him the newspaper photo she took from Jake McCartey's apartment with Ian in the background. The same photo Jake was seen looking at right after Sara had supposedly left with it. See more »

Quotes

Vicky Po: Who's the pirate?
Sara Pezzini: Just some guy I know.
Vicky Po: Yeah? What's he doing around here?
Sara Pezzini: Proselytizing.
Vicky Po: Hey, big word.
Sara Pezzini: I know bigger ones.
Vicky Po: I think he's kind of cute. I like those swarthy guys
Sara Pezzini: Yeah, swarthy... psychotic, bipolar, hard bodies, what a treat.
Vicky Po: He's got that look like he can just walk on water.
Sara Pezzini: Well, he can definitely walk through walls 'cause I have no idea how he got in here.
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More women should be portrayed in action roles.
15 July 2001 | by level3opSee all my reviews

When La Femme Nikita was cancelled on USA, I was very upset because I enjoy seeing females in action roles. My husband told me he had seen previews of a show called Witchblade that he thought I might enjoy. I watched the movie and now I'm hooked. This show has definitely proven to be as good as Nikita, and now I don't miss her anymore. Yancy Butler does a wonderful job portraying Sara. I was disappointed to see that there are only 11 episodes in the making. Hopefully the ratings will be so high that more will follow. Thank you for giving me something to enjoy watching.


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Official Sites:

AOL Time Warner - TNT

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 2001 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Dolby

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