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Fantasy Island 

In this "dark" update of the classic series, Mr. Roarke and his assistants bring the fantasies of their visitors to life.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Malcolm McDowell ...  Mr. Roarke 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Mädchen Amick ...  Ariel 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Edward Hibbert ...  Harry 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Fyvush Finkel ...  Fisher 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Cherisse Lamoureux Cherisse Lamoureux ...  'Hotel employee' Pilot 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Louis Lombardi ...  Cal 11 episodes, 1998-1999
Tracy R. Bautista Tracy R. Bautista ...  Hotel employee 9 episodes, 1998-1999
Sylvia Sidney ...  Clia 7 episodes, 1998
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In this revival of the popular 1970s television series, Mr. Roarke and his three assistants run a tropical paradise where guests come in to have their wildest dreams and fantasies come true. Written by Phil Fernando

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Careful what you wish for. See more »


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In the opening episode, two elements of the original series Fantasy Island (1977) are referenced: the white suits (Roarke in this series makes a point of choosing black) and the infamous "The plane! The plane!" announcement (Roarke orders the underling who does this never to do it again). In a later episode we see a woman living in a trailer with a Ricardo Montalban commemorative plate. See more »

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Mr. Roarke: Now it's time for my fantasy!
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dry, different, doomed
15 January 1999 | by ag-2See all my reviews

This series was far too good for ABC, home of Boy Meets World. (It survived but half a season and was replaced in late January of 1999.) I liked it very much and think that its god-awful Saturday-evening time slot was a huge disservice. The series had a terrific premise and some really wonderful actors (McDowell, Amick, Lombardi); pity that Sci-Fi Channel or some other outfit with a triple-digit IQ didn't get a crack at giving this show the run it deserved.


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English

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26 September 1998 (USA) See more »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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