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Point Pleasant 

A series of supernatural events begins in a small coastal New Jersey town after the arrival of a mysterious teenage girl, who apparently has the ability to influence the people and events around her.
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Series cast summary:
Elisabeth Harnois ...  Christina Nickson 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Grant Show ...  Lucas Boyd 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Sam Page ...  Jesse Parker 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Aubrey Dollar ...  Judy Kramer 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Dina Meyer ...  Amber Hargrove 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Cameron Richardson ...  Paula Hargrove 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Clare Carey ...  Sarah Parker 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Brent Weber ...  Terry Burke 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Susan Walters ...  Meg Kramer 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Richard Burgi ...  Ben Kramer 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Alex Carter ...  Sheriff Logan Parker 9 episodes, 2005-2006
Ned Schmidtke ...  Father Matthew 8 episodes, 2005-2006
John Diehl ...  David Burke 7 episodes, 2005-2006
Adam Busch ...  Wes 7 episodes, 2005
Marcus Coloma ...  Father Tomas 6 episodes, 2005
Elizabeth Ann Bennett ...  Holly 6 episodes, 2005-2006
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The sleepy town of Point Pleasant, New Jersey receives a new citizen after she is rescued from the ocean. Christina Nickson never knew her mother and is estranged from her father, and now finds herself in the residence of an unassuming family who have recently lost a daughter. What they don't know about Christina is something she doesn't know herself: she is the daughter of Satan. Baffled by the way strange things happen when she gets upset, Christina tries to live as normal a life as possible. When she discovers clues to her mother's identity in Point Pleasant she decides to stick around, unknowingly fulfilling a prophecy that the great war between heaven and hell will begin in the town. The war is inexorably on its way, but when it will start and what side Christina will choose when it does remain shrouded in doubt. Written by rmlohner

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USA

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English

Release Date:

19 January 2005 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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(13 episodes)

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Color
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Although Fox only aired eight of the thirteen episodes produced, they released the five unaired episodes on DVD along with the aired episodes and the unaired pilot. See more »

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Welcome to Point Pleasant
12 March 2005 | by prydain15See all my reviews

I was unbelievably excited when I heard about this show, and even more so when I saw the promos. Despite the fact that this show was taking the place of "Tru Calling", which I am a HUGE fan of, this show looked so excellent I could hardly stand the wait.

Fortunately I was not disappointed. While the pilot *is* a bit weak, the show gets better and better every week. It is a very different show. It is a teen supernatural thriller, but not like "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" - the monsters are more or less human and there is very little comedy to speak of. It is a religious thriller but unlike most.

I appreciate all the symbolism in the show. Many fans and bashers think it's corny, but it's actually quite the opposite. Symbolism causes you to think and ponder, and it is not dumbed down for the average stoner.

The actors do their job well, in my opinion. They work well together and fit their roles. The only problem is that they portray high school teens and they are in their 20s, which is a bit annoying because I am a junior in high school and NO ONE looks like that.

It's truly a pity that FOX puts this show up against "CSI" and "The Apprentice", because it's a wonderful fun show that is very gripping and delightfully spooky. Yes, the pilot was a turn-off for many but the show got over ten times better with the second episode.

If you haven't caught "Point Pleasant" yet, you definitely should. It's more original than "CSI" and "The Apprentice", and is definitely more worth your hour each Thursday.


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