'Kindred: The Embraced,' a vampire show from before vampires were cool

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 01:06 PM Written by 


Back in 1996 when Fox put "Kindred: The Embraced" on its air, nobody had heard of "Twilight" and "True Blood" was still years away from making a splash on HBO.

And though the series came from uber-producer Aaron Spelling, who was having a winning streak thanks to "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Melrose Place," "Kindred" did not last.

The series starred Kelly Rutherford ("Gossip Girl"), Jeff Kober ("China Beach") and C. Thomas Howell.

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Kindred-The-Embraced-vampires-1309232-240-238CBS DVD just released the complete series of "Kindred" ($39.99), although the show was previously released in 2000.

What's different this time for the extra $10 -- the difference between the cost of the 2000 release and the 2013 release -- is the addition of a book ("The Book of Nod"), an expanded pilot episode, multiple episode audio commentaries, deleted scenes, featurettes and Kober reprising his role as Daedalus, who records a 12-minute video of his last will and testament.



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