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Series cast summary:
...  Steven 'Flash' Gordon 21 episodes, 2007-2008
...  Dale Arden / ... 21 episodes, 2007-2008
...  Baylin 21 episodes, 2007-2008
...  Dr. Hans Zarkov 21 episodes, 2007-2008
...  Ming the Merciless 21 episodes, 2007-2008
...  Rankol 20 episodes, 2007-2008
...  Princess Aura 16 episodes, 2007-2008
...  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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Actor Christopher Showerman was briefly considered for the role of Flash Gordon but the producers decided to go younger. 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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Flash...okay, well he'll save a FEW of us.
11 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

I watched the pilot and, frankly, thought this series was plain bad. HOWEVER a funny thing happened over the months. Around October I tuned back in with a friend to show them how weak a show "Flash" was...turns out it was much better. Still not fantastic but watchable. Some of the characters were interesting, the plot was more action oriented and set on Mongo (rather than Flash's Mom's house). It made me re-evaluate it. Another few weeks passed and I tuned in again...turns out the show isn't that bad after all.

So the question begs itself, can you write off a show that starts poorly or should it be judged in its entirety? I think, all things considered, the show is better than it was and might well become a quality show. There are a few episodes left in the season so I'm adopting a wait and see attitude. But the most recent episodes are far better than previous ones and I think the show deserves a second season...assuming they up the budget and tweak the writing.


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