Todd and the Book of Pure Evil
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Directed by James Genn, James Dunnison, Craig David Wallace, David Winning, Warren P Sonoda
Starring Alex House, Maggie Castle, Bill Turnball, Melanie Leishman, Jason Mewes, Chris Leavins, Dan Petronijevic, Steve Arbuckle, Norman Yeung
Frantic Films and Pure Evil Productions
Originally Aired: September 29, 2010
Have you missed the good ole days of Buffy the Vampire Slayer on TV, as we deal with our Scooby gang dealing with the monster of the week along with an overarching storyline? Well I have some good news for you: there is something out there to whet your whistle. How about we add some over the top gore and humor to the mix — think along the lines of Hot Fuzz/Shaun of the Dead — with an added dash of stoner buddies and heavy metal. Well I can say that Todd and the Book of Evil, is a nice mix of all those things and more.
The show is a Canadian TV show that I first heard about while browsing through an issue of Geek Magazine. It’s based on a 18-minute short that was directed by Craig David Wallace, and written by Wallace and Max Reid. And luckily for those that can wait, guess what’s on Netflix Watch Instantly? I am guessing it was edited for TV, strong language, and more, but luckily it’s all there on Netflix.
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