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Complete series cast summary:
Greg Evigan ...  Jake Cardigan 18 episodes, 1994-1996
William Shatner ...  Walter H. Bascom 18 episodes, 1994-1996
Natalie Radford Natalie Radford ...  Nika 18 episodes, 1994-1996
Maria del Mar ...  Lt. Sam Houston / ... 13 episodes, 1995-1996
Maurice Dean Wint ...  Lieutenant Winger 9 episodes, 1994-1996
Eugene Clark ...  Sid Gomez 8 episodes, 1994-1995
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The year is 2045 and "tek," a highly addictive computer-based reality drug takes the users of the drug into a fantasy world. Jake Cardigan, a cop who was jailed on trumped charges, is hired by the mysterious Walter Bascom to fight the drug. Jake's first partner was Sid Gomez who was replaced by sexy Sam Houston; Nika is a computer wiz who works for Bascom; Cowgirl and Spaz are two "cyberpunks"; and Shelley Grout is a government agent trying to stop Jake. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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English

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7 January 1995 (USA) See more »

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(18 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Tekwar
4 February 2011 | by jodydandy992See all my reviews

A pretty good sci fi show, it had 4 TV movies that came before it. Watch the 4 TV movies first than watch the show. The show is a a cop show with sci fi added to it. The effects are good and so is the acting. It's a Canadian sci fi show with an America studio (Universal) backing it or something.

Canadian elements: William Shatner (born and raised in Montreal, Quebec), some of the actors are Canadian and the show was shot in Toronto, Ontario. Give this show a shot with you like sci fi, or cop shows, or William Shatner.

The full show, including the 4 TV movies that came before it need to be released on DVD.

It would be nice to get a box set of the show, with some extra features, manly William Shatner talking about his Tekwar books and the TV show.


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