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Tin Man 

A re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz".
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2007  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 13 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Zooey Deschanel ...  DG 3 episodes, 2007
Alan Cumming ...  Glitch 3 episodes, 2007
Neal McDonough ...  Wyatt Cain 3 episodes, 2007
Kathleen Robertson ...  Azkadellia 3 episodes, 2007
Raoul Max Trujillo ...  Raw 3 episodes, 2007
Callum Keith Rennie ...  Zero 3 episodes, 2007
Richard Dreyfuss ...  Mystic Man 3 episodes, 2007
Blu Mankuma ...  Toto / ... 3 episodes, 2007
Anna Galvin ...  Lavender Eyes 3 episodes, 2007
Ted Whittall ...  Ahamo 3 episodes, 2007
Ian A. Wallace Ian A. Wallace ...  Raynz 3 episodes, 2007
Donny Lucas ...  Vy-Sor 3 episodes, 2007
Gwynyth Walsh ...  Emily 3 episodes, 2007
Kevin McNulty ...  Hank 3 episodes, 2007
Rachel Pattee Rachel Pattee ...  Young DG 3 episodes, 2007
Alexia Fast ...  Young Azkadellia 3 episodes, 2007
Jason Schombing ...  Demilo 3 episodes, 2007
Doug Abrahams ...  General Lonot 3 episodes, 2007
Shawn Macdonald Shawn Macdonald ...  Lylo 3 episodes, 2007
R. Nelson Brown ...  Father Vue 3 episodes, 2007
Cainan Wiebe ...  Kalm 3 episodes, 2007
James Ashcroft ...  Joe Bill 3 episodes, 2007
Carmen Aguirre ...  Café Waitress 3 episodes, 2007
Sean Campbell ...  Carter 3 episodes, 2007
Nickolas Baric ...  State Trooper 3 episodes, 2007
Ingrid Tesch ...  Adora 3 episodes, 2007
Karin Konoval ...  Wicked Witch 3 episodes, 2007
Colin Heath Colin Heath ...  Blue Hatt 3 episodes, 2007
Rick Howland ...  Red Hatt 3 episodes, 2007
Alison Araya ...  Twister Waitress 3 episodes, 2007
Leah Gibson ...  Twister Dancer 3 episodes, 2007
Tara Wilson ...  Twister Dancer 3 episodes, 2007
Lucia Walters ...  Adreanna 3 episodes, 2007
Tinsel Korey ...  Airofday 3 episodes, 2007
Garvin Cross ...  Stage Manager 3 episodes, 2007
Andrew Francis ...  Jeb 3 episodes, 2007
Connor Dunn Connor Dunn ...  Jeb as Boy 3 episodes, 2007
Craig Veroni ...  Resistance Fighter 3 episodes, 2007
Michasha Armstrong ...  Longcoat at Realm 3 episodes, 2007
Andrew Wheeler ...  Ralph Bedose 3 episodes, 2007
Marilyn Norry ...  Lorraine Bedose 3 episodes, 2007
Brenna O'Brien ...  Ella-B Bedose 3 episodes, 2007
Jake D. Smith ...  Wills Bedose 3 episodes, 2007
Grace Wheeler Grace Wheeler ...  Dorothy Gale 3 episodes, 2007
Madison Bell Madison Bell ...  Young Girl in Cave 3 episodes, 2007
Baxter Baxter ...  Toto 3 episodes, 2007
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Storyline

Set in the spirit of L. Frank Baum's classic, the "Tin Man" follows the adventures of DG, a waitress and part-time student, as she travels through the mystical world of "The O. Z. (Outer Zone)", discovering her hidden past. This well-known story takes a twist in this SyFy adaptation as DG battles the sorceress Azkadellia along with the help of four friends; Glitch, a former adviser to the Queen whose brain has been removed; Raw, a psychic empath; and Wyatt Cain, a former police man (aka Tin-man) who has been imprisoned in an iron suit, forced to watch his family's destruction time and time again. Although parallels can be made to the original book this story takes its own path down the yellow brick road. Written by Anonymous

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Follow a new yellow brick road.


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Sci Fi

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(3 parts) | (cut)

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Glitch makes a reference to not liking scarecrows, a reference to that character's original version. See more »

Goofs

In the climactic confrontation, Azkadellia's tattoos disappear and reappear between shots at least twice. See more »

Quotes

Azkadellia: Learn to love me, mother. Learn to trust me, and I will give you back your throne. Put the crown upon your head and kneel at your feet. The loyal daughter you always dreamed of.
Lavender Eyes: You're *not* my daughter.
Azkadellia: How could you say such a thing? You made me who I am.
Lavender Eyes: No.
Azkadellia: Tell me where the Emerald is!
Lavender Eyes: Not while there's still a breath in my body!
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Crazy Credits

This may only apply to the extended credits on the DVD release: the character name Dorothy Gale is misspelled "Dorthy". See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD version of the series contains 10 minutes of additional scenes. The packaging of the DVD does not note this at all, while the DVD announcements mentioned "10-minutes beyond the brick road exclusively for DVD." See more »

Connections

Version of Return to Oz (1985) See more »

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A tad slow, but overall a good revisioning of a classic story
5 December 2007 | by DJRumpySee all my reviews

I was rather surprised that I enjoyed this. The story was obviously dragged out a bit thin to reach 6 hours in length. The stretching causes the pace to seem a bit too slow. Possibly better editing could have alleviated that. The characters are well thought out and thankfully not exact copies of the originals. From what I gathered after seeing all three episodes is that this story takes place 500 years after the original Dorothy came to Oz. The story is much darker, which is refreshing.

The leads do admirable jobs in their roles. I found only the lion to be somewhat boring, probably due to his inability to vocalize very much. He just didn't emote very well, although he did have some decent screen time, I just didn't connect with him at all. Toto was another character that confused a bit. His motivation was questionable considering the devotion he professed to have. I also wish the Wizard was a more prominent fixture, but all in all, I was OK with that branch of the story.

To sum up. Good acting, and I think a good choice on the lead for Zooey. I found her quirkiness and general kind of cute gutsiness refreshing. The special effects are better than average and certainly better than the typical home-made sci-fi look you may be used to. The scenery was also very nice in the movie (albeit with a darker twist). If you enjoyed the original, and you aren't a die hard fan hoping for a rehash of the same old story, then check this one out. It may be worth your time ;)


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