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Tin Man Premieres on Sci Fi This Weekend

This weekend, we'll get our first look at Tin Man, Sci Fi's trippy new take on The Wizard of Oz. Starring Zooey Deschanel, Alan Cumming, Richard Dreyfuss, and Kathleen Robertson, the three-night miniseries centers the classic story in a land called the Outer Zone (or OZ).

Deschanel plays DG, this version's Dorothy, a Midwestern waitress who gets suddenly thrust into another dimension. Instead of a cowardly lion and a tin man, this version has characters like Glitch (Cumming), who's missing half his brain. But it still has a wicked witch: Azkadellia (Kathleen Robertson), who rules the OZ with an iron fist.

So far, reviews have been mixed — USA Today said this alterna-OZ was a bit too grim, while TV Guide appreciated its absurdity — but my TiVo's still set. I'll take my Deschanel anywhere I can find her, and I want to see what kind of special effects Sci Fi has cooked up. To watch the trailer and a clip from Sunday's first episode, just

Photo courtesy of Sci Fi

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athens athens 8 years
It's very odd, but addictive. And it's difficult not to have the original story and then WICKED come into to your head.
kochie332 kochie332 8 years
I really like it so far! Cant wait for the next two parts!
7kimba7 7kimba7 8 years
I watched it last night. I'm on the fence. I want to know what happens but some of it is a little wacky.
demeter demeter 8 years
I've set a series recording. I can't wait to watch all of it!!!
luckykarma luckykarma 8 years
My dvr is set as excited. Cannot wait to watch this!
abqmama abqmama 8 years
I love Zooey Deschanel and everything she has been in. I can't wait to see this, at least for Zooey.
ayanaphil ayanaphil 8 years
DVR is set!
nikkih nikkih 8 years
I have my DVR set too....I can't wait to see what this version is like. :dog:
n_i_k n_i_k 8 years
Can't wait to see this! :)
clareberrys clareberrys 8 years
I think ZOoey Deschanel is awesome and anything she does is usually amazing! I can't wait to see what this is all about!
Supergrover Supergrover 8 years
I cant wait!!!
ddene5713 ddene5713 8 years
sun, mon and tuesday's eps are already preset in my dvr.
pinkflats pinkflats 8 years
i think it's a creative way to remake/revive (whatever you want to call it) the wizard of oz. saw the commercial promos and really liked it. thankfully sci fi is a channel i get!
kochie332 kochie332 8 years
YAY! Im excited :)
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