Flash Gordon (2007 television series)

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Flash Gordon
GenreAction/Adventure
Science fiction
Comedy-drama
Created byAlex Raymond
StarringEric Johnson
Gina Holden
Jody Racicot
John Ralston
Anna van Hooft
Country of originUnited States
Canada
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes21 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Robert Halmi Jr.
Robert Halmi Sr.
Peter Hume
Running time42 minutes
Production company(s)Flash Films
Reunion Pictures
Release
Original networkSci Fi Channel
Original releaseAugust 10, 2007 (2007-08-10) – February 8, 2008 (2008-02-08)

Flash Gordon is an American science fiction television series. It aired on the Sci Fi Channel in the United States from August 10, 2007 to February 8, 2008. It has also appeared on the United Kingdom Sci Fi Channel and SPACE in Canada. The series was developed by Peter Hume. It was not well received.

The series stars Eric Johnson as Steven "Flash" Gordon, Gina Holden as Dale Arden, Jody Racicot as Dr. Zarkov, John Ralston as Ming, and Anna van Hooft as Princess Aura.

Episode list[change | change source]

# Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"Rick RosenthalPeter HumeAugust 10, 2007 (2007-08-10)
Flash Gordon thought that his father died in a fire 13 years ago. Actually, Professor Gordon disappeared through a "rift", traveling to the planet Mongo... and now something has come back through the rift, looking for a mysterious artifact that Gordon left behind. Flash is forced to team up with his ex-girlfriend, Dale Arden, who travels with him to Mongo to meet Ming, the planet's brutal dictator. When they arrive, Ming imprisons Flash and sends Dale to his harem to be prepared for his pleasure. In the end, Flash and Dale escape back to Earth.
2"Pride"Paul ShapiroDerick Martini & Steven MartiniAugust 17, 2007 (2007-08-17)
Ming's bounty hunter, Baylin, is trapped on Earth and living in Flash's house. To bring Baylin back, Ming sends another hunter, who has a personal connection to her.
3"Infestation"Paul ShapiroMelody FoxAugust 24, 2007 (2007-08-24)
A dangerous insect travels through an errant rift and bites Flash's friend, Nick. Dale is left behind to tend to Nick, while Flash and Baylin travel to Mongo in search of a cure.
4"Assassin"Neil FearnleyJames ThorpeSeptember 7, 2007 (2007-09-07)
Flash is astonished to see his father come through the rift, but his joy turns to horror when Professor Gordon starts murdering his old colleagues.
5"Ascension"T.J. ScottScott MurphySeptember 14, 2007 (2007-09-14)
Vultan, leader of the Dactyls, extorts Rankol into opening a portal to Earth, so he can find the son he lost via a rift a decade ago.
6"Life Source"T.J. ScottMelody FoxSeptember 21, 2007 (2007-09-21)
Athletes begin disappearing and someone from Mongo seems to be behind it.
7"Alliances (Part 1)"Grant HarveyGillian HorvathSeptember 28, 2007 (2007-09-28)
Flash, Baylin and Zarkov travel to Mongo, searching for information about Flash's father. To be continued...
8"Revelations (Part 2)"Mick MacKayJames ThorpeOctober 5, 2007 (2007-10-05)
Prince Barin of the Verdan agrees to marry Ming's daughter Aura. Ming is disturbed by a prophecy predicting his overthrow.
9"Till Death"Morgan BeggsLisa KlinkOctober 12, 2007 (2007-10-12)
Aura travels to Earth to drug Flash with a love potion, so that she may get out of the arranged bonding with Barin.
10"Conspiracy Theory"Rick StevensonSheryl J. AndersonOctober 19, 2007 (2007-10-19)
Rankol has Zarkov kidnapped and brought to Mongo. A government agent named Montgomery questions Flash and Dale about the rifts.
11"Random Access"Patrick WilliamsDavid TynanOctober 26, 2007 (2007-10-26)
The barrier between dimensions breaks down causing rifts to randomly develop. Flash and Joe end up on Mongo working in a mine.
12"Secrets and Lies"Mick MacKayPeter HumeNovember 2, 2007 (2007-11-02)
Joe tries to convince his Captain that Mongo is real. Flash and Zarkov travel through a rift to prevent its detection. Ming secretly tries to start a war between two cantons to hide the fact that there is not enough source water to meet all promised amounts.
13"Sorrow"Patrick WilliamsMelody FoxNovember 9, 2007 (2007-11-09)
Honor Day is celebrated on Mongo, in remembrance of lives lost during an environmental cataclysm known as "The Sorrow". During the festivities, Ming orchestrates a brutal attack on the Verdan.
14"Stand and Deliver"Mick MacKayGillian HorvathNovember 16, 2007 (2007-11-16)
Flash and the gang learn that the Verdan have become captured and are being sold as slaves. After Dale is captured as well, they learn that Ming is growing paranoid about a prophecy that he believes predicts that Barin will overthrow him.
15"Possession"Patrick WilliamsAndrea StevensNovember 30, 2007 (2007-11-30)
Joe sets off for Mongo with a rift blaster stolen from Zarkov's lab to secure photographic proof that the alien world exists. Flash and the gang pursue and encounter a witch who steals Dale's soul. Elyse Levesque, Christina Jastrzembska.
16"Thicker Than Water"Matt HastingsJames ThorpeJanuary 4, 2008 (2008-01-04)
Flash and Aura are kidnapped by a Deviate after he returns to Mongo with Baylin and Zarkov in search of the rift blaster that Joe lost. They need to find it before Rankol does.
17"Ebb and Flow"Patrick WilliamsSheryl J. AndersonJanuary 11, 2008 (2008-01-11)
Rankol steals a lake from Earth and stores it in a reservoir on Mongo. This forces Flash, Baylin, and Zarkov to return to Mongo. They are forced to make a tough decision, resulting in Joe's death.
18"Blame"Rachel TalalayMelody FoxJanuary 18, 2008 (2008-01-18)
Water that is supplied to the Cantons is found to be contaminated. This forces Flash and Aura to go on a journey to find an antidote to prevent a massive loss of life.
19"Cold Day in Hell"Pat WilliamsGillian HorvathJanuary 25, 2008 (2008-01-25)
Flash ventures to Frigia to free the cold region's queen and face the final test of the prophecy.
20"Revolution (Part 1)"Paul ShapiroJames ThorpeFebruary 1, 2008 (2008-02-01)
Ming sends his soldiers to raid the ice in Frigia, leaving the city unprotected. Flash and Terek rally the cantons in preparation for their attack on Ming's palace, with Rankol now on their side. Flash frees his father from Rankol's mind prison. Back on Earth, Dale and Mrs. Gordon are chased by Government agents and manage to flee to Mongo.
21"Revolution (Part 2)"Paul ShapiroPeter HumeFebruary 8, 2008 (2008-02-08)
Terek's attack against Ming has begun and Ming enlists the help of Azura to repel Terek's forces. Dr. Gordon is reunited with his wife after 13 years. Ming is captured by Flash and Aura and brought before Terek. Placed in the death chamber, Ming escapes by utilizing the magic power of Azura's medallion. Flash's parents return to Earth but the others are left trapped on Mongo.

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