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Flash Gordon 

Hometown Celebrity Steven "Flash" Gordon discovers a secret his father tried desperately to keep hidden. He then embarks on a journey to another dimension in hopes of finding his father who... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Eric Johnson ...  Steven 'Flash' Gordon 21 episodes, 2007-2008
Gina Holden ...  Dale Arden / ... 21 episodes, 2007-2008
Karen Cliche ...  Baylin 21 episodes, 2007-2008
Jody Racicot ...  Dr. Hans Zarkov 21 episodes, 2007-2008
John Ralston ...  Ming the Merciless 21 episodes, 2007-2008
Jonathan Walker ...  Rankol 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Anna Van Hooft ...  Princess Aura 16 episodes, 2007-2008
Giles Panton ...  Joe Wylee 12 episodes, 2007-2008
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Hometown Celebrity Steven "Flash" Gordon discovers a secret his father tried desperately to keep hidden. He then embarks on a journey to another dimension in hopes of finding his father who was believed to be killed in a fire. Flash becomes involved with the struggles of Planet Mongo. A tyrannical leader controls the only source of clean water on the planet. Flash makes many allies during his struggles leading to a Revolution. Written by epcnb86

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August 2007 (USA) See more »

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Todd Whalen auditioned for the role of "Flash Gordon". See more »

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Steven 'Flash' Gordon: [about Zarkov] As long as we're trying for the impossible, let's find him a girlfriend.
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Give it a chance
2 December 2007 | by notsobob2006See all my reviews

When I first watched the pilot episode of this show I was fairly appalled, it seemed boring and like it wasn't going anywhere. I turned it off less than halfway through. Then a few weeks later I was really bored and had nothing to watch so I decided to give it a go and I discovered that it actually gets a lot better after the pilot (God knows who gave the series the go-ahead with that piece of crap for a pilot!). As a fan of the original film its fun to find out which Mongo(lian?!) race you meet from the film each episode and how the different parts of the film are translated to form different stories. The series, in my opinion has definitely done what remakes are supposed to do, because although the original is a cult-classic, it is seriously dated and this show makes the story accessible to a new generation, using more modern ideas and FX like travelling between dimensions through a rift doorway, as opposed to the old fashioned traditional comic-book space rocket with circular windows down one side, from the film! It is definitely a series which grows on you as the relationships between characters develop and change. I definitely agree with the general consensus that Ming the Merciless could be more menacing, but the hotness of his daughter (and all the other female leads for that matter) definitely makes up for this! In fact if you're looking for eye-candy, this is you're show.


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