Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Jason Smith on "Home and Away" - 6 (2006)

Jason Smith (Casey, Jungle Fury) continued his role as Robbie Hunter on "Home and Away." When we last left Robbie and his wife Tasha, they feared for the safety of their newborn daughter who had been stolen by the strange cult, led by the child's birth grandmother. The story continues in Episode #4287. After interrogating their babysitter, they finally learn the location of Momma Rose's compound. The police head out to save little Ella, but Robbie & Tasha are unable to stay on the sidelines. Tasha risks her life to save her daughter, as Robbie is forced to watch from the sidelines. Ultimately, the family is reunited and everyone returns safe and sound, with Momma Rose finally behind bars.

"Home and Away" currently airs on Seven Network (Australia)

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Archie Kao on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" - 6 (2001)

Archie Kao's (Kai, Lost Galaxy) very first appearance on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation came during the show's second season and he didn't portray his recurring character Archie Johnson. Kao first appeared in the second episode of season two as a college campus security technician. CSI detective Nick Stokes (series regular George Eads) consults with him when the team discovers that the dormitory security cameras may have picked up something around the time their victim disappeared. Kao appears in only one scene and while his character is never referred to by name, his badge identifies him as "M. Blaze." Kao would make his first appearance as Archie Johnson only five episodes later.

Season 2 of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" is available on DVD

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Beth Allen on "William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale" (1999)

Recurring Power Rangers guest actress Beth Allen (Vella, Overdrive) had a starring role in one episode of the supernatural kids' series "A Twist in the Tale." Allen starred in the episode "The Green Dress" playing the role of Rose Martinelli, the geeky new girl at her school who tries out for the school musical, only to be ridiculed by her classmates. Rose finds the perfect dress for her background role, only to discover the ghost of a fallen young singer living inside the dress. Rose finds her voice with some supernatural help, but when the ghost decides to take over Rose's body to live her life over again, Rose learns a true lesson. Hosted by William Shatner, "A Twist in the Tale" was produced by the same team behind "The Tribe." Allen appears in this episode alongside two of her future Tribe castmates, Michelle Ang and Morgan Palmer Hubbard. She is the fourth PR alum to be featured from "A Twist in the Tale" after the previously posted Nic Sampson, Dwayne Cameron & Paul Norell.

"William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale" is available on DVD

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Grant McFarland, Joel Tobeck & Paul Norell on "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" (1997)

Grant McFarland (Lothor & Sensei Watanabe, Ninja Storm) made a small guest appearance on "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" during its third season. In the episode "The End of the Beginning," Hercules is hurled back in time where he is tries to save his lost love Serena from becoming the servant of his brother. McFarland appears as Shellus, a man who is struck with grief over his son's injury until Serena uses her power to save him in one extended scene. Also appearing in the episode is Joel Tobeck (voice of Slob Goblin & Footzilla, Ninja Storm) in the role of Strife, one of the gods who attempts to hunt down Serena. Tobeck appeared in several episodes as Strife and reprised that role on "Xena: Warrior Princess." SPD's Paul Norell (Fowler Birdy, SPD) also appears in this episode as Falafel a shopkeeper and inventor who often crosses paths with Hercules throughout his adventures. Hercules always seems to come to his rescue. Norell's character has also appeared on "Xena: Warrior Princess."

Grant McFarland

Joel Tobeck

Paul Norell

Season 3 of "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" is available on DVD

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