6 used & new from CDN$ 9.48

Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Colour:
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
      

Blood Ties: Season 1


Available from these sellers.
1 new from CDN$ 19.44 5 used from CDN$ 9.48

Today Only: "Hill Street Blues: The Complete Series" for $64.99
Today only: Hill Street Blues: The Complete Series is at a one day special price. Offer valid on December 18, 2014, applies only to purchases of products sold by Amazon.ca, and does not apply to products sold by third-party merchants and other sellers through the Amazon.ca site. Learn more

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Product Details

  • Format: NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Studio: Funimation! Unidisc
  • Release Date: June 2 2009
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0020TS5VA
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #56,922 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)

Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Soni on July 15 2009
So there is (was) this little show that could, called "Blood Ties". Some of you may have heard of or even seen it?

It is/was about this former homicide detective Vicki Nelson (Christina Cox), who, due to her failing eye sight, has to quit the force, and in turn she opens her own PI agency.

However, her world changes significantly one night, after she witnesses something supernatural and then her subsequent meeting of the almost 500 yr old [450 to be exact] vampire named Henry Fitzroy (Kyle Schmid), bastard son of King Henry the VIII.

Soon they develop not only a friendship , but also a partnership , as they work to confront the things that go bump in the night.

And with the way most good stories go, Vicki must deal, not only with her attraction towards Henry, but with her on again off again relationship with her former homicide detective partner Mike Celluci (Dylan Neal).

"Blood Ties" is (was) a smartly written, well acted TV show, that highlighted wonderful chemistry between its' actors characters with witty dialogue and great (sexual) tension.

It is a great pity that this show was staked before it's time, thus limiting its undead life to only one season, and with the current influx of vamp shows on the TV market, it would have been nice to have this Canadian gem in the rough!

We die hard fans had petitioned for at least a Tv movie to get made, to tie up the loose ends, so we won't be left ex-sanguinated from the dramatic end that was episode 22, but alas (to date) it has been to no avail!

Nevertheless, "Blood Ties" is definitely a should see series.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Harmony K. TOP 1000 REVIEWER on Oct. 29 2009
Pretty good series.

I found it more enjoyable than Tanya Huff's books. Not as good as Buffy, Angel or True Blood, but still worth the time and money IMO.

A bit short (10 episodes in one season and 13 in the other IIRC).

It has closed captioning.

Too many dark scenes in some episodes. Yes, I understand it's about demons and vampires and darkness is required, but other shows manage to do it without making it hard to see what's going on.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By E. A Solinas HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWER on June 5 2009
Vampires are very hot right now -- the bestselling "Twilight" series, the hit TV show "True Blood," and the tragically cancelled "Moonlight."

And one of the better vampire stories to emerge from the crypt is "Blood Ties," a too-brief show based on Tanya Huff's urban fantasy series. The first season has a slightly slow start, but it's a solid action/fantasy series with plenty of sensual romance, gritty crime, and supernatural spookery.

On her way back from a date, PI Vicki Nelson (Christina Cox) sees a caped figure attack and kill a young man -- leaving the body drained of blood. The victim's girlfriend hires Vicki to find the culprit. But as Vicki starts prodding around goth clubs and alleyways, she encounters the mysterious Henry Fitzroy (Kyle Schmid) who is doing his own murder investigation.

Turns out Henry is also a sexy 500-year-old vampire, and the bastard son of Henry VII. Together they have to find a creepy demon-summoner, before something far worse is unleashed. And soon she has to deal with a lot of other supernatural problems, with the help of Henry and her former partner Mike (Dylan Neal), who loathe one another.

Among the problems: voodoo priest and his zombies, a murderous "imaginary friend," a heart-crushing Celtic ghost, a suburban incubi, a man-eating Wendigo, Egyptian gods, a Medusa, a fertility clinic that produces creepy results, the return of creepy demon-summoning dude, and an immortal priest with an unending vendetta against Henry.

"Blood Ties Season One" fits into the same niche as "Moonlight" and "The Dresden Files" -- a detective series with vampires and spooky things, and a human mired in the supernatural.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
By S. Bryan on July 14 2009
This series is based on books by Canadian author Tanya Huff. While the series obviously did not have the budget that productions out of Hollywood do, the cast and crew tried their best with what they had been given, and I think they did a wonderful job! This series was great fun and I enjoyed the relationships between all of the main characters...especially between Vicky and Henry:) Actress Christina Cox did a splendid job at portraying Vicky Nelson, who isn't your typical heroine. And Kyle Schmid was fantastic as Henry Fitzroy the 400 year old vampire. It was also great to see a series that actually takes place in Canada, I got a kick out of seeing Canadian money being used in the series!:)
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
I loved this show. I loved the actors. Loved the novels. So I bought Season 1. At first I thought it was me. But with each episode, I realized something is missing. I watched this show on Space and bits of the show are missing in each episode. Don't know why they would 'edit' the show but they have. It doesn't ruin the story line but it is disconcerting as some conversations relate to those bits cut out. Strange. Apart from that, good quality DVDs.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.


Feedback