Relic Hunter

Season 1 Episode 12

The Emperor's Bride

0
Aired Saturday 1:00 AM Feb 12, 2000 on
7.9
out of 10
User Rating
16 votes
2

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Episode Summary

EDIT
The Emperor's Bride
AIRED:
Event: HUANG RIVER, CHINA 1000 B.C.

Sydney and Nigel investigate a Chinese antiquity that washed ashore in Alaska, more than 3000 miles from its origin being lost over 3000 years. In legend a Chinese Emperor carved a sarcophagus for his bride, who wore a necklace of gold, even in death. But bandits raided the funeral and stole the coffin. In Moose Bay, Alaska, Sydney and Nigel find that two rival Relic Hunters and former beaus of Sydney's are on the case. They'll have to outsmart the adventurers and a local intent if they want to return the relic to its rightful place.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Wednesday
No results found.
Thursday
No results found.
Friday
No results found.
SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Sydney and Nigel head to Alaska to find an ancient Chinese sarcophagus.

    8.5
    The episode starts well - with an exciting scene showing a Chinese Emperor fighting against thieves - and losing his sarcophagus. A girl and her grandfather show Sydney a fragment - which may be connected to the lost sarcophagus. Nigel and Sydney then head off to Alaska where they find other relic hunters (men with a past with Sydney) also interested in the relic for different reasons. Sydney and Nigel continue on to find the bush guy who found the fragment - but they instead find the 2 relic hunters (Dallas and Kurt) tied up and they also fall victim to a trap. The bush guy doesn't help them - he wants the relic for himself. The 4 relic hunters sporadically help each other but eventually Sydney and Nigel run off on the trail - and find another local dead. They get to a cave and find the sarcophagus - but the bush guy interrupts them - and dies from an arrow. Dallas and Kurt also get there and stop Sydney and Nigel - but then another local (Katie) turns up wanting the relic. She forces Sydney to open up the sarcophagus and runs off with a necklace. Sydney runs after her and after a fight, gets the necklace back. Holding a gun, she also stops Dallas and Kurt from doing anything else...



    This episode is very exciting with a multitude of people after the relic for different reasons. The scenery also adds to the story. The scenes with Nigel thinking that Sydney is after him are amusing - as are the problems caused by Dallas and Kurt as they remind Sydney of past times. Katie (played by Catherine Hernandez) has a good early scene with Nigel and her fight scene with Sydney is well done. Thomas Kretschmann - who plays Kurt - also appeared in an earlier episode - but he is more effective in this story.moreless
  • A missing Chinese princess who needs to be laid to rest.

    7.8
    This is an excellent example of a Relic Hunter episode.



    It sees Nigel and Sydney looking for a jade coffin of which a piece has been published in a remote newspaper. The jade coffin was meant to hold a Chinese princess who wasn't able to be buried next to her beloved emperor because thieves stole her coffin to get a priceless necklace.



    This episode also saw Nigel getting hit on and he trying to see whether Sydney is interested in him after Claudia says their star signs are compatiable.



    A few ex-lovers of Sydney also turn up wanting to find the necklace, but only one will be able to keep it in the end.moreless

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

FILTER BY TYPE

More
Less