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  • Series Premiere Date: Jun 28, 2006
  • Season #: 1
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  • Starring: Kirk 'Sticky Fingaz' Jones, Jill Wagner, Jill Wagner
  • Summary: Spike TV's first scripted series is a small-screen adapation of the theatrical trilogy of vampire movies, with Kirk Jones taking over the Wesley Snipes role.
  • Genre(s): Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Suspense
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 15
  2. Negative: 5 out of 15
  1. The more it progresses, the more surprises it unwraps, and the more promise it presents.
  2. When gunplay, kickboxing, and throat slitting actually feel like breaks in the action, you've got a series with brains as well as teeth. [28 Jul 2006, p.55]
  3. 75
    To love the series, it helps to be exactly Spike TV's target market - a young guy who, when he can't be out drinking beer and throwing up with his friends, loves nothing more than to sit in front of a giant-screen TV doing all of the above.
  4. Surprisingly inoffensive.
  5. 50
    "Blade" could work as an earnest fantasy. It just doesn't, yet.
  6. Quite the bloodletting experience, even gratuitously so.
  7. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    10
    It's just more of the same martial artlessness. I kept expecting to see Batman-style OOF! BAM! graphics on screen.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 42 out of 58
  2. Negative: 14 out of 58

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