“ Let me put it in few and simple words where the similarities lie: * Indiana Jones is a university professor -> Sydney Fox is, too * Indiana Jones looks for relics -> Sydney Fox does, too * Lara Croft got martial arts skills -> Sydney Fox does, tooNow let's take a look at the differences: * Indy Jones is a really intelligent man who knows very much and has to figure out intriguing riddles -> Sydney Fox never gives the impression she is a top professor with a vast knowledge about what she does.
“)I know it's a Canadian production (probably with US co-production money) and it's supposed to be pure Bubble-gum but it's depressing that every show directed at a US audience has to reinforce every asinine cliché about other cultures for the benefit of the most bigoted hick.
“ It is way too predictable.
“ Her scholarly brilliant English academic assistant, Nigel Bailey, has his reservations about being dragged along all over the world on most of her treasure hunts .
“ a really enjoyable show .
“ That said , many of the episodes are lively and gripping , and Tia Carrere is always worth watching.
“ Ho-hum, I must have fallen asleep.
“ It bores everyone to tears!
“ I have just seen "Relic Hunter" (i think about last year through AXN-asia channel on our home cable provider) and I could say that even though the show may have flaws it is over-all entertaining especially if you love woman-in-action and supernatural relic themed shows.
“ Bland if you wish.
“ The show is very interesting and very enjoyable and i think Tia and Christian put a lot of effort into making this brilliant series.
“ We're way nicer in our cultural cliché's to the French than we are to the Brit's.
“ Every Lara Croft/Indy Jones cliché in the book thrown at exotic locations (I'm guessing back lot of the studios or a 20 mile radius) and insular representations of other peoples that would have the natives cringing in disbelief.
“ A fun and entertaining new series.
“ The show is enjoyable as a brainless action series with a good humored side kick.
“ As the whole thing was based on that formula: strong woman + dull man.
“ It's an entertaining, fairly realistic show (in relation to a lot of what's on TV) that isn't afraid to laugh at itself in the process of doing its thing.
“ an enjoyable one hour of fun .
“ Relic hunter is hilarious and tottally entertaining.
“ I very much enjoy watching this series, although the acting is often corny, i think it has its own entertaining atmosphere about it.