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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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The mortuary location is a ruined undercroft near York's Museum Gardens. One side of the building is open and was screened with huge cloth backdrops. See more »

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decent. in real good sense
1 July 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

The right story, the good performances. the flash backs . and the humor. few virtues of a serie who could be defined as decent in the sense of old fashion work. because it is not one of serie proposing eccentric new perspectives about a classic book. it is not one of series looking for impress. it represents a good example of well crafted serie. using original lines, proposing smart questions about contemporary problems. being useful. a serie for entire family, embroidery of beautiful performances, adventure in old fashion style and wise pledge for fundamental values.


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