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Voyage of the Unicorn 

Unrated | | Adventure, Fantasy | TV Series (2001– )
A professor, grieving for his dead wife, and his two daughters unwillingly journey to a parallel universe of fairy court, marauding trolls, and a prophecy that they will save this nether ... See full summary »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Beau Bridges ...  Alan Aisling unknown episodes
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A professor, grieving for his dead wife, and his two daughters unwillingly journey to a parallel universe of fairy court, marauding trolls, and a prophecy that they will save this nether world. They board the Unicorn, a magic ship manned by elves. In the search for a dragon who will help them fulfill the prophecy, they encounter the Minotaur, Medusa, the Sphinx, an ogre, and a unicorn whose tears they need to reverse one of Medusa's misguided stares. The trolls also seek the dragon. Capture and slavery awaits failure, while faith precedes the miracle. The spirit of their mother is close to the girls, who must find courage and imagination, while Dad must keep his wits. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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By Believing, One Can See.

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Adventure | Fantasy

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USA | Canada

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English

Release Date:

2 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La merveilleuse traversée de la licorne See more »

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Trivia

Beau Bridges was once so tired after a long day of filming his troll smash scenes that he fell asleep while taking a bath. See more »

Quotes

Malachi: Foul Troll magic
Alan Aisling: We'll have to sail where they can never find us.
Malachi: That's ridiculous
Alan Aisling: You disagree?
Malachi: I've spent little enough time in your world, Professor, and I don't pretend to be a deep thinker, but what I see is this: Trolls are everywhere. Different shapes and sizes, calling themselves by different names, but Trolls nonetheless. They like to tear things down, make everything the same, the way they like it. They run their ship by fear and bluster. Avoiding them is no good.
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Referenced in The Gamers: Dorkness Rising (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Faith Precedes the Miracle
Composed by Daryl Bennett and Jim Guttridge
Words and Music by Andraé Crouch
Sung by Kristle Murden and Jessica Tomich
Background Vocals by The Andraé Crouch Singers
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Come join the adventure!!
4 March 2001 | by andromediva19See all my reviews

I recently saw this when it premiered on Odyssey for two nights, and I have also been anxious to see it when I heard about it back in April of 2000.

Voyage of the Unicorn is originally based on the novel "Voyage of the Basset" by James C. Christensen and tells the story of Professor Alan Aisling (Beau Bridges) and his two daughters Cassie (Chantal Conlin) and Miranda (Heather McEwen), trying to overcome the death of their mother. They soon embark a mystical journey on the majestic ship called the Unicorn, assisted by two dwarfs (pardon me, one is an elf named Sebastian, played by extremely cute Kristian Ayre - I am a huge fan of his!!) with one named Malachi. They encounter different creatures such as the Minotaur and Medusa, and all trying to save the King and Queen of the Faeries from the evil troll Skotos.

This is a delight to watch full of adventure, fantasy, romance, and lots of family enjoyment. I really liked it and it will certainly bring a new meaning out the saying "Seeing is believing." And Sebastian is adorable too... as he always is.


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