LEXX : The Dark Zone
(Lexx: The Dark Zone)
Episodes from the first season
1 - I WORSHIP HIS SHADOW
Original title : I Worship His Shadow
First Aired : 18.04.1997 (CANADA) 19.07.1997 (USA) 04.12.1998 (FRANCE)
Director : Paul Donovan
Writing credits : Paul Donovan, Jeffrey Hirschfield & Lex Gigeroff
Cast : Ellen Dubin (Giggerota), Barry Bostwick (Thodin), Lisa Hines (Zev of B3K), Gil Brenton (Tem), David Renton (Senior Cleric), Anna Cameron (Prophet), Bill Carr (Correction Centre Guard), Lionel Doucette (Holo Judge), Liz Richardson (Holo Prosecutor), Chris Rowntree (Holo Official), John Dartt (Holo Defense Lawyer), David McClelland (Holo Cleric), Jocelyn Cunningham (Cluster Major), Richard Donat (Megashadow Admiral), Chas Lawther (Video Customs Officer), Andrei Mahankov (Revel 2), Clive Sweeney (Megashadow Adjutant), Jeremy Akerman (Transport Major), Joseph Rutten (Slab Prisoner), Alan MacGillivray (Argon Protopi), Josh McDonald (Sergeant), Lex Gigeroff (Bound Man), Walter Borden (His Dying Shadow), John Dunsworth (Video Asteroid Commander), Jack Carr (Video Bay Cleric), Horst Ulan (Cluster General), Glen Waldman (Officer), Stephen Turnbull (Fore Shadow Officer), Jamie Bradley (Cleric 2), Andrew Smith (Cleric), Michael Peterson (Robot & Lizard), Janice Evens (Computer Voice), Marty Simon (Brain No. 14)
The Story : On Cluster, the capital of the league of 20 000 planets, a ship with the power to destroy planets lies waiting for it's master - "His Divine Shadow". But the soon to be executed rebel Thodin has his eyes on it too, and mangles the city's computer system while engineering his escape. Using the chaos that erupts, the death sentenced security officer Stanley Tweedle and the escaped "love-slave" Zev evade capture and eventually team up with Thodin... with the undead assassin Kai following, with orders to kill them all.
2 - SUPER NOVA
Original title : Super Nova
First Aired : 25.04.1997 (CANADA) 26.07.1997 (USA) 11.12.1998 (FRANCE)
Director : Ron Oliver
Writing credits : Paul Donovan, Lex Gigeroff & Jeffrey Hirschfield
Cast : Ellen Dubin (Giggerota), Tim Curry (Poet Man), Kate Rose (Holo Woman), Rachel Grover (Zev's Mother), Shaun Clark (Zev's Father), Jennifer Overton (Matron), Rainer Matsutani (Brunnen-G General), Anna Cameron (Time Prophet)
The Story : Zev decides they should go to Brunnis, the original home of the Brunnen-G, in hopes of finding something that can prolong Kai's life. When they arrive they find it barren, except from holographic messages left by the eccentric "Poet Man". As they enter the library, they are totally unaware that back on the Lexx Giggerota has sprung back to life and plots to steal it with the help of the remaining Divine Predecessors.
3 - EATING PATTERN
Original title : Eating Pattern
First Aired : 04.09.1997 (CANADA) 02.08.1997 (USA) 18.12.1998 (FRANCE)
Director : Rainer Matsutani
Writing credits : Lex Gigeroff , Jeffrey Hirschfield & Paul Donovan
Cast : Doreen Jacobi (Wist), Rutger Hauer (Bog), Gerry Wolff (Snik), Holger Kunkel (Boork), Hussl Kutlucan (Grullek), Arno Wycniewski (Kuk), Jeffrey Hirschfield (Feemak), Clancy King (Coozunk)
The Story : The Lexx is forced to land on a planet to eat and replenish its energy supply. While they wait, Stanley and Zev go outside to bury Kai, who seems to have run out of the protoblood that kept him functioning. On their way back, Zev insists on investigating a structure. Too late they discover that it is filled with insane people obsessed with getting "clean bodies" to make "pattern".
4 - GIGA SHADOW
Original title : Giga Shadow
First Aired : 11.09.1997 (CANADA) 09.08.1997 (USA) 25.12.1998 (FRANCE)
Director : Robert Sigl
Writing credits : Jeffrey Hirschfield, Paul Donovan & Lex Gigeroff
Cast : Malcolm McDowell (Yottskry), Andy Jones (Smoor), Michael Habeck (Feppo), Walter Borden (His Divine Shadow), Anna Cameron (Time Prophet), David Renton (Soshua), Robert Sigl (Petrif), Jamie Bradley (Petrif), Michael Petersen (790 Robot), Jim Petrie (Gorrett), Cherie Devanney (Kyyra), Joel Sapp (Bleeding Cleric), John Dunsworth (Running Man), Jennifer Overton (Customs Officer), Martana Sim (Dancing Twin), Lenuta Sim (Dancing Twin), Sanjay Talwar (Honar), Shaun Clarke (Reteep), David Woods (Yoyal), David McClelland (Benediction Cleric), Lionel Doucette (Judge)
The Story : Kai is running out of protoblood, and a desperate Zev forces Stan to set course back to the Cluster through the fractal core. When they arrive they find they entire planet barren - everybody killed in "the cleansing", in preparation of the birth of the Gigashadow.