A commercial aircraft crashes in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil, leaving only a handful of survivors. Their hopes of being rescued aren't very good, as the Amazon proves to be even more ... See full summary »

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Peter Benchley
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Cast

Series cast summary:
C. Thomas Howell ...  Dr. Alex Kennedy 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Carol Alt ...  Karen Oldham 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Chris William Martin ...  Jimmy Stack 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Fabiana Udenio ...  Pia Claire 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Tyler Hynes ...  Will Bauer 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Rob Stewart ...  Andrew Talbott 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Gabriel Hogan ...  Falconer John 17 episodes, 1999-2000
Joseph Scoren ...  Elder Balaam 15 episodes, 1999-2000
John Neville ...  First Elder Cole 10 episodes, 1999-2000
Deborah Pollitt Deborah Pollitt ...  Hekka 10 episodes, 1999-2000
Julian Richings ...  Elder Malakai 10 episodes, 1999-2000
Kate McIninch ...  Prudence 9 episodes, 1999-2000
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A commercial aircraft crashes in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil, leaving only a handful of survivors. Their hopes of being rescued aren't very good, as the Amazon proves to be even more hostile than the terrifying plane crash which brought them there: they must cope with an extremely hostile environment: piranhas, deadly snakes, flesh-eating ants, poisonous plants, hostile tribes, and more. Written by Sergio Ortega

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Country:

Germany | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1999 (USA) See more »

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Peter Benchley's Amazon See more »

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Australia See more »

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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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DVD's Peter Benchley's Amazon
10 December 2007 | by marsnook2007See all my reviews

I just bought the DVD's for Peter Benchley's Amazon because I wanted to watch the show again.

I especially liked the part Rob Stewart played and was disappointed when the canceled the show after one season. I wanted to see if he would be cured of his illness by Prudence so he would be able to try to get home.

He was told he would become ill again if he left the Amazon because she had not found the cure yet.

The other actors were also great in the parts they played, but Rob is a actor who can play different roles.

It's too bad they can't bring the actors back to give us a final of what happens to them especially Jimmy and Karen.


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