Friday the 13th: The Series (1987–1990)

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Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques.

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  • Friday the 13th: The Series (1987)
  • Marj Dusay in Friday the 13th: The Series (1987)
  • Louise Robey and Chris Wiggins in Friday the 13th: The Series (1987)
  • Friday the 13th: The Series (1987)
  • Friday the 13th: The Series (1987)
  • Friday the 13th: The Series (1987)

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Frank Mancuso Jr., Larry B. Williams

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Did You Know?


Louise Robey (always credited as Robey) was the actress who appeared in most of the episodes of the series. There were totally 70 episodes produced and Micki Foster appears in almost all of them: she is absent from "Friday the 13th: The Series: Wax Magic (1988)" and from "Friday the 13th: The Series: The Butcher (1989)", both of which were in the second season.


Ryan: So much for the official story. Now what really happened?
Micki: It was scarecrow come to life! It had a leather mask on and was holding a handle with a blade...what do you calle them? A scythe! He must have just cut her head off.


Although no geographical location is ever given during the run of the series, it was clearly meant to be set in the US, with such things as American currency being used in any scene that involved money, and in one episode, a character saying something about being "in America." Even so, there were often things shown in scenes that clearly identified the location as Toronto, where the show was filmed, or Canada in general. Well known Canadian landmarks such as Casa Loma and part of the Toronto skyline, showing the recognizable Royal York hotel were seen, a train boxcar is shown with the word Canada written across its length in large letters, and vehicles also had Ontario license plates. While most outdoor scenes were kept non-descript, there were several scenes throughout the run of the series where the trio was driving along Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto, which is one of the most recognizable areas of Toronto. Americans who had never been to Toronto would likely recognize the area, just as Canadians recognize well known areas of New York and LA seen in TV shows, even if they have never been there before. These are just a few examples, but there are others as well.

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