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Sam Neill ...  Jeremiah Blackthorn 14 episodes, 2008-2010
Philip Winchester ...  Robinson Crusoe 13 episodes, 2008-2009
Tongayi Chirisa ...  Friday 13 episodes, 2008-2009
Anna Walton ...  Susannah Crusoe 12 episodes, 2008-2009
Mark Dexter ...  Samuel Tuffley 8 episodes, 2008-2009
Mía Maestro ...  Olivia 7 episodes, 2008-2009
Kieran Bew ...  Nathan West 6 episodes, 2008-2009
Elsa Bodle Elsa Bodle ...  Sophie 6 episodes, 2008-2009
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Based on the novel written in 1719, this is said to be an action-packed period drama set in the 18th century, but with a contemporary take on race relations -- and a hero who will bear a resemblance to Angus MacGyver. NBC has committed to 13 episodes. Written by melanie@imdb.com

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Excellent Show
10 December 2008 | by jdeming747See all my reviews

This show is well worth the effort to watch. It's "Horatio Hornblower" meets "Castaway" meets "Pirates of the Caribbean." It has plots and a sub plot that will keep your attention and make it difficult to wait a week for the next episode! It's clean and Crusoe has exemplary integrity through very difficult odds. Each week you will learn a new piece of information about how Crusoe got to the island, and how he and Friday became inseparable. Unless you are a hyper-critical couch potato that has nothing better to do than rip apart well-rounded TV shows, you'll love this show! It definitely beats those shows full of social drama, immorality, and graphic psychos. If I wanted to see that I could walk outside and look around.


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