The Shannara Chronicles (2016–2017)
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The Dagda Mor sends the Reaper after Amberle and Wil as they are taken prisoner, once again, by Cephelo. Allanon trains Bandon. Ander is forced to make a difficult decision.

Director:

Brad Turner

Writers:

Alfred Gough (created by), Miles Millar (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Austin Butler ... Wil Ohmsford
Poppy Drayton ... Amberle Elessedil
Ivana Baquero ... Eretria
Manu Bennett ... Allanon
Aaron Jakubenko ... Ander Elessedil
James Remar ... Cephalo
Daniel MacPherson ... Arion Elessedil
Jed Brophy ... Dagda Mor
Brooke Williams ... Catania
Emilia Burns ... Diana Tilton
Marcus Vanco ... Bandon
John Rhys-Davies ... Eventine
James Trevena-Brown ... Crispin
Gary Young ... Went
Shushila Takao ... Changeling
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Storyline

Amberle, Wil and Eretria must find common ground in order to survive the perils of their quest, which includes the nightmarish Reaper. In other events, at the palace, Ander tries to forge an unlikely alliance in order to find the Dagda Mor.

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Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Quotes

Eretria: I leave you alone for a couple of hours and look what happens. You completely fall appart.
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Soundtracks

Until We Go Down (Shannara Theme)
Performed by Ruelle
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26 January 2016 | by wolftopicsSee all my reviews

This show has gotten a lot of negative comments so far, and I would just like to say that it deserves far better praise than what it has received. It is not completely without flaws, but such a television show does not exist. There are multiple reasons why this show excels above and beyond standard TV expectations, but the main purpose of this review is to point out how incredible Episode 5 was. "Reaper" is by far the most satisfyingly sinister episode yet, which is saying a lot in regards to its predecessor. It showcases all of the characters exactly how they should be and does a fantastic job of setting the tone for the future of the series. If you haven't jumped on this show yet, don't wait another day. This episode proved that The Shannara Chronicles was a force to be reckoned with in the land of television, and what happens in it is satisfyingly painful.


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