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Wildfire 

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A young woman finds excitement and romance at a horse ranch she works at as part of her parole from juvenile hall.
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2008   2007   2006   2005  
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Series cast summary:
Genevieve Padalecki ...  Kris Furillo 51 episodes, 2005-2008
Nicole Tubiola ...  Danielle Davis 51 episodes, 2005-2008
Nana Visitor ...  Jean Ritter 51 episodes, 2005-2008
Greg Serano ...  Pablo Betart 51 episodes, 2005-2008
Micah Alberti ...  Matt Ritter 51 episodes, 2005-2008
Ryan Sypek ...  Junior Davis 51 episodes, 2005-2008
James Read ...  Ken Davis 40 episodes, 2005-2008
Andrew Hoeft ...  Todd Ritter 29 episodes, 2005-2007
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Wildfire is the story of what happens when Kris Furillo, willful daughter of a lousy mother, who took a bad start in life landing her in jail, gets parole because Pablo Betart, an excellent foreman who also had a juvenile record, gets her a job on the horse ranch of the Ritter family, where she proves her worth working with horses, especially Wildfire, but still wrestles with her past and upsets the social dynamics there, not in the least because of her appeal on the owners' teenage boys, Jean Ritter's son Matt and Ken Davis' son Kenny 'Junior' Davis. Written by KGF Vissers

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Truth. Trouble. Temptation. (Season 2) See more »

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Drama | Family | Romance

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Trivia

The show was originally produced for The WB, but they couldn't fit it in their fall lineup so ABC Family picked it up See more »

Quotes

Ken 'Junior' Davis: [frustrated] A curse on Sweden!
Matt Ritter: What about the hot blondes?
Ken 'Junior' Davis: Okay. Not the hot blondes.
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Connections

Featured in The Space Between Kimberly & Amy Jo (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Morning Light
(Wildfire Theme Song)
by Truman
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User Reviews

A girl and a horse. What more could you want?
13 August 2019 | by iizthatiizSee all my reviews

Rural setting? Family values? A girl and a horse? I am all in!

'Wildfire' ran for four seasons on the ABC Family network. Ostentatiously geared towards the teen angst audience, 'Wildfire' nonetheless has much more to offer. Insights into the world of competitive horse racing, and those who inhabit that world. There is more than enough here to hurdle viewers through the entire series. Gorgeous scenery. Magnificent horses. Strong values. And a competent cast.

Genevieve Cortese is the series lead. A tough city girl from the wrong side of the tracks, imprisoned for fairly minor crimes working toward her release as a prison laborer training horses for the city police force. It is there that she makes a connection with 'Wildfire', a horse in training for police civic duties. These first few episodes set a strong tone for the series, as the convict girl and the horse make a transcendent connection that will propel them both into a world far beyond what anyone could have imagined.

Cast wise, Nana Visitor provides a familiar face (she of Star Trek DS9 fame). But the acting accolades belong to Greg Serano as the horse trainer who sees something in Kris Furillo (the convict girl) and sponsors her into the world of horse racing. Nicole Tubiola is the the rich girl who was reared in that competitive world. Both of their performances throughout the series provide the foundation for all of the drama that ensues.

'Wildfire' is well worth the watch, assuming you can overlook the perpetually silly teenage drama employed by show runners seeking to ensnare those young demographics that network execs demand. Somehow, the show manages to exceed those network expectations, and delivers a satisfying family drama that will hold your interest throughout the run of the series.


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ABC Family [United States]

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Release Date:

20 June 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Futótűz See more »

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New Mexico, USA See more »

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