Monday, April 27, 2009

T.J. Roberts in "Hollywood Safari" (1997)

Former Masked Rider T.J. Roberts (Prince Dex/Masked Rider, MMPR) starred in the 1997 family movie "Hollywood Safari," in the role of Josh Johnson the teenage son in a family of animal trainers. One of the lions belonging to the Johnson family gets loose from her trailer on the way to a movie set at the same time that a wild lion attacks a young man in a state park. When the authorities capture the Johnson's lion by mistake, they accuse it of going wild. So Josh teams up with his little brother to track down the real lion before theirs is put down for the crime. The two end up on an adventure that includes a rampaging lion, a group of animal poachers and an unbending sheriff who doesn't believe their story. In the end, the dangerous lion is tranquilized and the Johnsons return home with their family pet. Given his starring role, a full zip of Roberts' screencaps is available to download below.

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"Hollywood Safari" is available on DVD

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Michael Copon on "That's So Raven" (2005)

Former Blue Ranger Michael Copon (Lucas, Time Force) made a major guest appearance on the hit sitcom "That's So Raven" during the show's third season. Copon appeared in the episode "Boyz 'N Commotion," where he played Ricky a member of the popular (and fictional) music trio Boyz 'N Motion. The guys are extremely popular and come to town to sample some food at the restaurant belonging to Raven's dad. When she accidentally tells about their visit, they are swarmed by teen girls. Raven brings them home to hide out and convinces them to take a break from the limelight, so she can get them to stay longer. But the boys take her advice literally and decide to give up their music career and live in the family's house. After Raven promises to have them perform at her school before asking them, the boys are knocked back in line by her mom and make the gig just in time. Given his major role, a full zip of Michael Copon's screencaps is available to download. This would be his first of two appearances on the series.

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Michelle Langstone on "McLeod's Daughters" - 9 (2006)

Michelle Langstone (Kat Manx, SPD) continued her recurring role on the Australian drama "McLeod's Daughters." Langstone reprises her role as Fiona Webb in the episode "The Trouble With Harry." The title of the episode refers to Harry Ryan, the father of Fiona's fiance Alex. Harry suffers a heartattack while behind the wheel of his car, leading to a crash with one of the McLeod women. Harry dies, leaving Alex stunned. Fiona is present to comfort him throughout the episode. She doesn't let the tragedy stop her from coming between Alex and his best friend Stevie. When she calls to talk to him, Fiona lies, telling her that Alex is asleep when he isn't. Langstone appears in a handful of scenes during this episode.

Season 6 of "McLeod's Daughters" is available on DVD

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Craig Parker & Peta Rutter on "Young Hercules" (1998)

Back in 1998, "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" was a syndicated success. This led to the spinoff series titled "Young Hercules," which chronicled the adventures of the hero during his teen years. In the first season episode "Dad Always Liked Me Best," Young Hercules (played by Ryan Gosling) runs into trouble in the forest only to be assisted by another young man with amazing strength and skills. The young man introduces himself as Lucius, another half-mortal son of the god Zeus and therefore Hercules' half-brother. Lucius is portrayed by PR voice actor Craig Parker (voice of Motodrone, Ninja Storm). Parker appears throughout the episode where he helps solve a mystery involving the death of another of Zeus' sons. Lucius, however, is the culprit and is looking to destroy all of Zeus' children, so he can be the favored son. He turns on Hercules, leading to a climactic battle. Peta Rutter (Udonna, Mystic Force) also guest stars in this episode, playing the role of Iambe, Lucius' mother. She appears in only one scene, as the two discuss their plot to get rid of all of Zeus' other mortal sons. Iambe appears in a cave amongst several spider webs. Both actors would reprise their roles in a later episode of "Young Hercules."

Craig Parker

Peta Rutter

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