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Poltergeist: The Legacy 

"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Derek de Lint ...  Derek Rayne, Ph.D. 87 episodes, 1996-1999
Martin Cummins ...  Nick Boyle 87 episodes, 1996-1999
Robbi Chong Robbi Chong ...  Alexandra Moreau 87 episodes, 1996-1999
Helen Shaver ...  Rachel Corrigan, MD / ... 87 episodes, 1996-1999
Kristin Lehman ...  Kristin Adams 36 episodes, 1998-1999
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"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San Francisco in a castle-like house on Angel Island. Dr. Derek Rayne heads up the team comprised of psychiatrist, Rachel Corrigan; priest, Philip C.; ex-Navy SEAL, Nick Boyle; and researcher/psychic Alex Moreau. Written by Clarianna Demonbreun <demonbreun@juno.com>

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Canada | USA

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English

Release Date:

5 September 1999 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Poltergeist: El legado See more »

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(88 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

Both Derek De Lint and Martin Cummins were both considered for the roles of Conner MacLeod and Richie Ryan in Highlander before being cast in the show. See more »

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opening credits narrator: Since the beginning of time, mankind has existed between the world of light and the world of darkness. This journal chronicles the work of our secret society known as the Legacy, created to protect the innocent from those creatures that inhabit the shadows and the night.
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Referenced in The 18th Annual CableACE Awards (1996) See more »

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X-files level
3 December 2007 | by sixpaws67See all my reviews

This is the only supernatural show that even ever compared to the X-Files level. It is brilliant. I curse whoever canceled it.

The ideas are novel, handled well, have splendidly filmed "shadowbacks" and the cast works very well together.

The idea of a privileged society of "secrecy" and living in an ancient and beautiful castle on a private island appeals to the kid in us and sets us up for wanting to be scared. Then they do it! And then you find yourself wanting to live in the castle too.

The cast feels like family. The place is warm and cozy, with fog and fireplaces. All of this artfully counteracts with the cold and decidedly non-cozy effects of demonic appearances.

The team investigates outside forces and forces within their own walls, some following them home.

Buy all 4 seasons of this if you can.


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