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Jack of All Trades

Jack of All Trades is a half-hour long syndicated action-comedy television series which ran for two seasons in 2000. With Cleopatra 2525, it formed the Back2Back Action Hour and both shows were notable for being the first American non-animated action series to be produced in the half-hour format since the 1970s. The show was canceled in the middle of its second season. The program is set at the turn of the 19th century on the fictional French-controlled island of Pulau-Pulau in the East Indies. Jack Stiles is an American secret agent sent there by President Jefferson. While there, he meets his British contact and love interest, English spy Emilia Rothschild. Together, the two work to stop Napoleon and various other threats to the United States. To the public, Jack is seen as Emilia's attaché, but when the need arises, he transforms into a masked hero: The Daring Dragoon. The show contained many on-going gags, such as deliberate historical inaccuracies, Jack being responsible for many important historical events but not receiving credit, Emilia inventing a miraculous invention in an obvious deus ex machina, sexual puns and innuendos, and Jack and Emilia's ongoing romantic tension.

Duration: 22 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2000

IMDb: 8

Season 1 - Jack of All Trades
2000-05-20
"King George's arrival to Pulau Pulau is to be commemorated with the performance of an original opera . But how will Jack and Emilia save the day when they discover plans for a truly deadly musical number?"
2000-05-13
"The royal crown has disappeared and Emilia and Jack have to go to Agony Island to retrieve it... But just how far will the duo go in the name of British aristocracy -- especially when a certain marquis is bent on turning Emilia into a dominatrix?"
2000-05-06
"The explorers Lewis and Clark land on Pulau Pulau. But can Emilia and Jack convince them that the Revolutionary War is actually over, before they launch their own little insurrection on the island?"
2000-04-29
"His brother's vertically challenged, and so is Croque, in a way. Can Emilia and Jack keep Pulau Pulau peaceful, by getting the Croque to "satisfy" his lusty wife between the sheets?"
2000-04-22
"Graves are being desecrated and the Daring Dragoon is being blamed. Can Emilia play dead long enough to clear his name?"
2000-04-15
"Napoleon sends an inspector to the island to evaluate his brother. Can Jack and Emilia prevent him from exposing Croque's inadequacies and replacing him with someone who could do some real harm?"
2000-03-11
"Napoleon tells Emilia he'll refrain from attacking England if she'll wed him. Will Emilia's conviction that she can change the little man's evil ways, actually send her down the aisle?"
2000-03-04
"Emilia's daddy comes to Palau-Palau for a visit, but this is no ordinary family reunion. Will the veteran spy help or hinder Emilia and Jack's plan to defeat Croque's army of 5,000 soldiers?"
2000-02-26
"Jack must beat a very, very tiny Napoleon at poker to save his life and win Louisiana back from the French."
2000-02-19
"Jack dons the disguise of the Dragoon as he and Emilia retrieve an American gold shipment intercepted by Croque."
2000-02-12
"Kentucky Sue, Jack's former gun-slinging partner and love interest, tracks him down to propose marriage."
2000-02-05
"Jack and Emilia must rescue the kidnapped Benjamin Franklin, who is en route to France to build a weapon of mass destruction for Napoleon."
2000-01-29
"After receiving a lesson in the fine art of seduction from Jack, Emilia sets out to retrieve a secret code from the famous French spy, Monsieur Martin."
2000-01-22
"Daring American spy Jack Stiles is sent to the East Indies where he teams up with beautiful British secret agent Emilia Rothschild to thwart Napoleon's advances in the region."