14 replies on “Greatest Fantasy TV Tournament: Week 14”

  1. J_W_W says:

    Forever Knight. Loved that show. In fact all of crime time after prime time was good.

    • Fez says:

      I only caught that on occasion but really enjoyed it, even though I don’t recall it being especially well-done most of the time, it was still great. Sadly, nobody has that for streaming anywhere that I can find.

      Lots of good, old properties like that which seem to be nowhere now, some not even on DVD. I really wish Strange Luck would pop up somewhere, but it’s probably collecting dust in a vault somewhere, forgotten.

      • J_W_W says:

        Yeah, well-done doesn’t necessarily mean not great.

        It had a fun campy vibe to it a lot of the time.

  2. Sadly, TV Shows on DVD doesn’t list anything for Strange Luck, or a personal favorite, Century City. Forever Knight saw four releases, though: links included.

    • Rabit says:

      Yeah, I’d love to get Strange Luck on disc.

      I thought Forever Knight was great at the time, but the series ending really didn’t do it justice and some of the episodes don’t hold up well…

      • JD DeLuzio says:

        Angel before Angel, and set in Toronto. I never watched regularly, but I saw one episode because an acquaintance had a bit part. I knew a lot of small-time bit-part actors in the 90s, so I was forever catching one episode of a show or some dubious movie because someone I knew had a small part.

        • Rabit says:

          Yeah, someone on Angel‘s production team definitely watched Forever Knight. ;-)

    • Fez says:

      As much as I liked what I saw of Forever Knight, I find it difficult to part with cash to see it again. Too much out there yet to stream that I’m already paying for and haven’t seen.

      Also… Season 1 of FK is $8, season 2 is $6, season 3 is… $85?! Must be out of print.

      I posted a message to Shout Factory a while back about Strange Luck, I really wish someone would at least put out a low-quality DVD release, better than nothing. Can’t even find it to download. I have most of it dubbed on VHS from when it was on, but I haven’t had a VHS player connected to anything in ages.

  3. Rabit says:

    Sleepy Hollow was tough, for me. The first season started so intelligently, with interesting characters and great writing. There was so much potential!

    But it’s been a pretty steep, downhill slope since then. :-(

    • zocalo says:

      Have to agree on that. I’m voting based on the series as a whole, so while the first season alone might have (just) got an “Above Average”, the second and especially the third pulled it way back down in my estimation and I went with “Below Average”. Given that the fourth season will lack the Abbie-Ichabod chemistry and the new direction hinted at the end of season three, I’m not at all convinced that trajectory is going to level out with season four either

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