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Jack of All Trades 

Jack Stiles, American spy stationed on a South Pacific island in the early 19th century, teams up with no nonsense British agent Emilia Rothschild to stop Napoleon's colonizing efforts. Jack's alter ego is the Zorro-esque Daring Dragoon.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bruce Campbell ...  Daring Dragoon / ... 22 episodes, 2000
Angela Marie Dotchin ...  Mrs. Emilia Smythe Rothschild 22 episodes, 2000
Stuart Devenie ...  Governor Croque / ... 22 episodes, 2000
Stephen Papps Stephen Papps ...  Captain Brogard 22 episodes, 2000
Shemp Wooley Shemp Wooley ...  Voice of Jean-Claude 13 episodes, 2000
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Storyline

American spy/adventurer Jack Stiles is sent by Thomas Jefferson to the tiny South Pacific island of Polau Polau to work with British spy Emilia Rothschild to stop the advances of the French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte in his bid for world conquest. Written by <thehand@teleport.com>

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Country:

USA | New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El rey de los tramposos See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand

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Production Co:

Renaissance Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

Jack's horse is named "Nutcracker," an oblique reference to his method of boarding - jumping onto the saddle from great heights. See more »

Quotes

Jack Stiles: [after crashing through a stone wall] I would have knocked, but my fists had other plans.
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Alternate Versions

Originally broadcast as one-hour double-feature called "Back2Back Action". The second show was "Cleopatra 2525" (2000). See more »

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Fox finally did something right!
23 January 2000 | by Crow1013See all my reviews

Yesterday, I sat down to watch the series premier of "Jack of all Trades." I was expecting something in the tradition of "Hercules: the Legendary Journeys." I was wrong. Bruce Campbell has never been funnier. And I really enjoyed his boss, Angela Maria Dotchin. This is the first time in like six years since Bruce Campbell had his own series. I can't wait to see where it goes.


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