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Covington Bay (1997) - Online Soap

Covington Cross (1992) - TV Series

Xena Warrior Princess TV Series (1995-2001) – Covington Connections

Felicity TV series (1998-2002) - the Ben Covington crush

Episode of Highlander TV series (1992) - Earl of Covington

Madeline film (1998) - Lord & Lady Covington

The Village film (2004) - fictional town named Covington

Parks & Recreation TV Series (2019) – Lord Edgar Covington

The Enemy Within TV Series (2019) - Senator Martin Covington

The Covington Witches TV Series (2019)

Strange Report TV Series (1967) - David Covington

All The Right Moves film (1983) – Jess Covington

Air America film (1990) – Billy Covington

 

 

 

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COVINGTON BAY - The Online Soap Opera (1997)

Anthony Langford's soap sparkles with a fascinating blend of tangled families and traditional storytelling

Love. Lust. Mystery. Intrigue. Danger. Desire.

Experience the powerful emotions of the men and women who live and love in a very special small town...

Please be advised - Covington Bay sometimes contains scenes and subject matter for mature audiences..

 

Covington Bay Condominiums- a building of high rent condos.  Melody Sorensen lives in one.

Covington Bay Fashions- an exclusive fashion boutique where the townswomen can be found looking for the latest designs.

Covington Bay Health Club- where the townspeople sweat and strain their muscles.

Covington Bay Journal-  one of the local papers in Covington Bay, the other being the Covington Bay Times.  Lawton Fairchild is the owner and publisher of the newspaper.   Drake Williamson is the editor-in-chief.  A.J. Lassiter is one of the top reporters at the paper.

Covington Bay Koffee Klatch-  a popular coffee house in town.  Best known for their scones.

Covington Bay Medical Center-  the premiere hospital in town.   Dr. Glenn Dailey is Chief of Staff of the medical facility.  Dr. Gloria Lassiter-Dailey is Chief of Neurosurgery.  Dr. Zachary Dailey is head of the Alec Stone Memorial AIDS Wing.  Dr. Grant Rios works at the hospital as an AIDS researcher.  Dr. Laura Dailey-Harrison is a pediatrician. Simon Harrison is a financial officer for the hospital.  Dr. Darian Jackson is an ER doctor.  Dr. Christopher Sloan and Dr. Christina Sloan work in the field of heart medicine.  Dr. Carrie Bennett is an obstetrician.  Melody Sorensen is a surgical nurse.  Natalie Lassiter, Dana Cooper and Melissa Stone are nurses.  The hospital has an adjacent teaching facility in conjunction with Covington Bay University:  Covington Bay School of Medicine.

Covington Bay Police Department (Homicide Division)-  Walter Stone is head of the Homicide Department.  Eric Lassiter, Angela Sorensen and Jake Collier are all detectives for this division.

Covington Bay University-  the town's college.  It has: Covington Bay School of Law, Covington Bay School of Medicine, Covington Bay School of Journalism and Media.  Many of the town's residents are graduates of this respected, elite private university.

Covington Bay Times- local newspaper owned by Quentin Greyhawk. The Times is tabloid paper with a conservative slant. Jack Rios is a columnist for the paper and Patricia Tamakai-Lassiter is a reporter.

Covington Hills- the wealthy section of Covington Bay.  Like it's name would suggest, much of this area of town is high on a hill and the entire town of Covington Bay can be seen from several of the homes.  The Greyhawks and the Lassiters both have homes in Covington Hills.

 

Hi all,

Most of you probably don't know or remember me, but I'm Anthony D. Langford, Creator and Writer of Covington Bay. My websoap has been on a very long hiatus, but has finally posted a new episode. For those of you who may have ever read CBay or want to check out what was one of the very first websoaps (it debuted in April 1997), give it a try. I haven't been part of the community for quite some time, but you'll see me around the Eppy and more forthcoming episodes of Covington Bay.

Anthony D. Langford
Creator and Writer of Covington Bay -- An Online Soap Opera

Unfortunately, the link provided in ADL’s post, no longer works.

 

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COVINGTON CROSS – US/UK TV Series (1992)

 

 

Cast Photo

aired from: Aug 1992 to: Oct 1992

13 eps, 6 unaired

ABC

60 min

stereo

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Covington Cross is a television series that was broadcast on ABC in the United States from August 25 to October 31, 1992. The series was created by Gil Grant, who was also executive producer.[1] The pilot episode also aired in the United Kingdom, six days after its American broadcast. The series was filmed and produced in the UK, by a British production company, but it was ultimately accountable to an American television network.

Premise

Set in 14th-century England, the series follows the daily intrigues of Sir Thomas Grey, a widower, and his sons and daughter. Covington Cross is the name of Sir Thomas' castle. His children are eldest son, Armus; the serious Richard; free spirited Cedric; and strong-willed daughter, Eleanor. Another son, William, appeared in the pilot episode, but was then directed by the program's writers to fight in the Crusades. Also featuring in Sir Thomas's life is his love interest, Lady Elizabeth.

Characters

Sir Thomas Grey – Nigel Terry, Lady Elizabeth – Cherie Lunghi, William Grey – Ben Porter (pilot episode), Armus Grey – Tim Killick, Richard Grey – Jonathan Firth, Cedric Grey – Glenn Quinn, Eleanor Grey – Ione Skye, Baron John Mullens – James Faulkner, Friar – Paul Brooke, Alexandra Mullens (semi-regular) – Laura Howard, King Edward (semi-regular) – Miles Anderson

Production and broadcast

The Great Hall at Penshurst Place, c. 1915

Thirteen episodes were produced, but only seven aired in the United States after ABC pulled the series from the air in November 1992. The series was an expensive show to produce, thanks to overseas production costs. Most of the cast and crew were British. Once, the show was pre-empted when its timeslot was bought by businessman Ross Perot for infomercials in an attempt to raise his poll numbers during his independent run for president.

According to a Los Angeles Times article, it was "one of the few American prime-time shows ever to be shot entirely on location in England", with much of the filming was done in and around castles in the English countryside. Allington Castle was used for the exterior scenes, while Penshurst Place in Kent were used for the interior scenes. The village set was filmed at Shepperton Studios, and it was later reused in the sixth season of British television series Red Dwarf as the Gelf village in the episode "Emohawk: Polymorph II".

The pilot episode also aired in the United Kingdom, six days after its American broadcast, but the remainder of the series was not shown there, although it was originally intended that the full series would air in Britain in 1993. The program was also broadcast in Ireland in 1994, and in France in 1993 on M6.

The series was filmed on location at Allington Castle and Penshurst Place in Kent.

 

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COVINGTON CONNECTION, "XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS " TV Series (1995-2001)

Xena: Warrior Princess is an American fantasy television series filmed on location in New Zealand. The series aired in first-run syndication from September 4, 1995, to June 18, 2001. Critics have praised the series for its strong female protagonist, and it has acquired a strong cult following, attention in fandom, parody, and academia, and has influenced the direction of other television series.

The series follows Xena and her traveling companion Gabrielle. Gabrielle is played by Renee O'Connor in the series.. She is referred to by fans as the Battling Bard of Potidaea. Her trademark weapons are the Amazon fighting staff and later, the sais. She was also an Amazon Princess and later an Amazon Queen. The character's development and progression is a story that spans the entire show's run, with her first appearance in "Sins of the Past" seeing her as a naive farm girl, and the final episode, "A Friend In Need (Part 2)" seeing her as a fully formed but rational warrior, set to follow in the deceased Xena's footsteps.

Gabrielle's Family Tree

1.

Hecuba

== Herodotus

(Greece: Poteidaia)

1.a.

Meleager, the Mighty

(foster father)

 

2.

Gabrielle, Amazon Queen

(m. Hecuba; f. Herodorus)
== Perdicus (d.)

 

2.a.

Lilac (s.)

 

 

2.b.

Ephiny, Amazon Regent

(step-s.)

 

3.

Cufa

 

(Northern Europe), Era: 8th-9th Century

4.

Covington

 

(England: Huntingdonshire) Era: 12th Century

5.

_Covington

 

(North America: Jamestown Colony, Virginia) Era: 17th Century

6.

Peter Covington

 

(United States: Allegheny County, Virginia) Era: 18th Century

7.

Harry Covington

 

(b. 186? d. 193?) -- ? (United States: Virginia, Greece)

8.

Janice Covington, Ph.D.

(m. ?; f. Harry)

(United States: Virginia, Greece)

9.

Janice Covington, Ph.D.

(gm. Janice Covington)

(United States: California)

 

Gabrielle

Who Gabrielle met after the death of her husband Perdicus is unknown. What is known is that she had at least one child. (Some fan-fiction stories have Gabrielle's family raise her child by Perdicus.) Since Xena and Gabrielle are devoted to each other, she may have remarried after Xena's death. On the other hand given Gabrielle's bad luck with men, she could have raised the child with Xena.

When Gabrielle left her home, Xena became her immediate family. Later when she returned to Poteidaia, Gabrielle became close to Meleager, the Mighty. When he thought he was going to be executed, Meleager willed his belongings to his 'daughter' Gabrielle [THE EXECUTION (episode 41)].

Cufa

Covington is an English surname that means homestead of Cufa's people. Cufa is a Northern European name, either of Saxon or Danish origin. Since she was also an Amazon Queen, Gabrielle may have returned to her adopted Amazon tribe to live with Ephiny, her step-sister. Her grandchildren were probably attracted to Norse men, since women in Norse societies routinely used weapons.

Covington - England:

During the Saxon and Danish migrations, Cufa settled in England. Parish records show that Covington was a common name in Huntingshire, England. A Covington came to the United States as a member of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia. Afterwards, one of Pocahontas descendants married another Covington.

United States:

Covington is a common surname in the American South. Marriage records show that many Covingtons migrated to the mountains of Virginia, and by 1800 to Kentucky. Gabrielle's descendants were adventurous people who sought to see what was beyond the next mountain.

Peter Covington

A large concentration of Covingtons have lived in Allegheny County, Virginia since the early 1700s. The county seat, Covington, was named in 1818 for Peter Covington, a long time resident. Since Gabrielle had married Perdicus, Peter could have been an English corruption of Perdicus. Some of Gabrielle's people became mountaineers, from the Alleghenies, noted for their storytelling.

Harry Covington

Was called a grave robber, a thief, and a mercenary, plundering graves for profit. He grew up in the aftermath of the U.S. Civil War, when Union and Confederate armies occupied western Virginia. Several skirmishes and one major battle were fought in Allegheny County. Many men from the county served in the both armies, but few survived to come home. Young Harry probably grew up without a father. As a child, he certainly heard the story of the Xena scrolls countless times from his surviving kinsfolk. Since there was nothing to keep Harry in Virginia, he left the mountains to find the scrolls.

Janice Covington

Became a Doctor of Archaeology to follow her father in searching for the scrolls. Many women of her time were married off instead of being educated by their fathers. Perhaps it was because her mother ran off and she became close to her father. Unquestionably, her father saw to it that she was able to translate the scrolls. Being from the mountains herself, Janice knew how to use a rifle, the weapon of the mountains. Like Gabrielle with her staff, Janice learned how to defend herself with a whip.

After her father's death, Janice searched relentlessly for the scrolls to vindicate him. Attacking Janice for constantly defending her father's sordid reputation, Mel Pappas pointedly told her, "You're living down your Daddy's reputation!" Since the tradition of the Xena scrolls was so strong in her family, Janice believed that she was a descendent of Xena. Her personal belief was so strong that she thought that the blonde Callisto was her Xena. When Ares taunted her that she was really from that irritating, blonde Gabrielle, Janice no longer felt heroic [THE XENA SCROLLS (Episode 34) (1997) where she is played by Renee O’Connor].

Janice Covington II

Janice grew up hearing the stories of Xena from her Grammy Janice. These stories inspired her to follow in her grandmother's footsteps. Today, Dr. Covington is an advisor to the Xena Restoration Society, and is active in the preserving of the history of Xena [the Xena Restoration Society].

 

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FELICITY - US Drama series (1998-2002) - character called Ben Covington

 

 

·         US magazine calls it "The College Years Of My So-Called Life" which I agree. I find the story reminiscent of "My So-Called Life." I love this innocent, honest, real coming of age TV show! Another one that I haven't missed an episode. Yay!

"It's funny...sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can pretty much change your life forever." - Felicity Porter

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Felicity is an American drama television series created by J. J. Abrams and Matt Reeves and produced by Touchstone Television and Imagine Television for The WB. Brian Grazer and Ron Howard were executive producers through Imagine Entertainment.

The series revolves around the fictional college experiences of the title character, Felicity Porter (portrayed by Keri Russell), as she attends the "University of New York" (based on New York University), which lies across the country from her home in Palo Alto, California. The show ran for four seasons from September 29, 1998, to May 22, 2002, with each season corresponding to the traditional American university divisions of freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior years.

In 2007, Felicity was one of Time magazine's "All-Time 100 Best TV Shows." AOL TV named Felicity one of the "Best School Shows of All Time”. In June 2010, Entertainment Weekly named Felicity Porter one of the "100 Greatest Characters of the Last 20 Years

 

A STORY OF CHOICES

Have you ever had a crush? Well, Felicity Porter's crush has changed her life forever.

After four years of silent adoration, Felicity musters the courage to approach fellow high school senior Ben Covington, the popular boy she has admired from afar. She asks Ben to sign her yearbook -- a bold move for a timid girl. "Give me a minute," he replies...then writes a message that will alter Felicity's destiny.

Felicity castThe embers of Felicity's crush are fanned to life by Ben's words. Much to her parents' dismay, Felicity decides to pass on her longtime plans to study medicine at Stanford. Instead, she follows Ben to the University of New York, forgoing a sure thing for an unpredictable and financially unstable education. Dumping everything to pursue a crush across the country to a strange city, school and future doesn't sound like a rational decision. Could she be crazy? Has Felicity made a "colossal mistake"?

Maybe. Then again, maybe not.

This new WB show comes from the creative team of writer-producer J.J. Abrams ("Forever Young," "Regarding Henry") and producers Matt Reeves ("The Pallbearer") and Imagine Television.

Felicity (Keri Russell), Ben (Scott Speedman) and their new college friends (Scott Foley, Amy Jo Johnson) begin an adventure into adulthood and independence on shaky ground. Felicity soon learns that heartache and confusion can lead to new beginnings and a more promising future. While she’s chasing the boy of her dreams, she stumbles upon a Felicity she never knew. Is this the person she wants to be? The choice, of course, is hers.

 

The character, Ben Covington, achieved status of number 46 out of the top 50 sexiest male characters in Film/TV. “Those who were Team Noel should just look away now. The truth is Ben is the one we wanted. He was the stereotypical bad boy, but he was able to romance the pants off Felicity—literally—when he wanted to.

 

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EARL OF COVINGTON - EPISODE 10, SEASON 1 FROM HIGHLANDER TV SERIES (1992)


Highlander: The Series is a Canadian-French fantasy science fiction action-adventure television series featuring Duncan MacLeod (Adrian Paul) of the Scottish Clan MacLeod, as the eponymous "Highlander". The show ran for 6 series & 119 episodes from Oct 1992 to May 1998,

SEASON ONE - Episode 10: “Revenge is Sweet”
Written by Loraine Despres, Directed by Ray Austin
Aired: Nov. 21, 1992

England 1728, Duncan is travelling by Coach from London, 25 miles from Dover (between Sittingbourne and Faversham), when he and his fellow passengers, Charles Guilford, Earl of Covington (played by Michael Cavers), and the Earl's mother, the Dowager Countess (played by Shirley Broderick), are attacked by the Immortal Highwayman, Walter Reinhart. Duncan claims that he's just a merchant. He lets Reinhart live rather than take his head in front of mortal witnesses.

-       Reinhardt stands by dirt road, holding same sabre and a pistol, waiting as coach approaches. He steps forward & fires pistol, shooting the driver.]

Reinhardt - Ladies and gentlemen, will you please disembark from the coach and hand over your money and jewels? Hurry it up! I don't have all day! [Woman steps out, then Reinhardt senses another Immortal as young man steps down. DM exits coach next, but Reinhardt thinks the young nobleman is the Immortal.] Walter Reinhardt of Salzburg.

Nobleman - Charles Guilford, Earl of Covington, at your service.

[They fight & Reinhardt quickly drives the young man to the ground.]

Noblewoman - Ah! Take my jewels! Take everything, but don't hurt him! He's my only son. Please, I beg of you.

[Reinhardt refuses to be swayed, swings his sword for the final blow... and is blocked by DM's sword.]

Duncan MacLeod - [quietly, with Scottish accent] I'm Duncan MacLeod of the Clan MacLeod, and I think your fight's with me. [has his sword at Reinhardt's neck, speaks louder for the two mortals to hear, with upper British accent] Kindly drop your pistol, and I'll take the sword. [to mortals] Well, go on, quickly. Get back into the coach. [They go.]

Reinhardt - Finish the game, MacLeod.

Duncan MacLeod - You know our game's not for spectators. [closes coach door, turns back to Reinhardt] Don't worry, Walter, we'll meet again. [climbs up to driver's seat, where coachman is still alive, but wounded] It's okay, we'll get you to a physician. [throws Reinhardt's sword off to side & drives coach away]

 

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LORD & LADY COVINGTON in “MADELINE” (Film 1998)




Madeline is a 1998 family comedy film adaptation of the children's book series and television series Madeline. The film starred newcomer Hatty Jones as the titular character with Frances McDormand and Nigel Hawthorne in supporting roles as Miss Clavel and Lord Covington. The film encompasses the plots of four Madeline books. It was released on July 10, 1998 by TriStar Pictures.

Starring:

Miss Clavel: Frances McDormand, Lord Covington: Nigel Hawthorne, Madeline: Hatty Jones, Leopold the Tutor: Ben Daniels, Lady Covington: Stephane Audran

Directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer. Written by Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett. Based on the book ``Madeline'' by Ludwig Bemelmans.

Plot

In 1956 Paris, France, a young girl named Madeline attends a Catholic boarding school, taught by the strict but loving nun Miss Clavel and fed by the passionate French chef Hélène. Madeline is an orphan, coming from neither family nor money, but maintains a positive attitude and is best friends with another girl, Aggie.

One night, Madeline is stricken with appendicitis and taken to the hospital, where Madeline undergoes an appendectomy. During her stay there, Madeline meets Lady Covington, the terminally ill wife of the school's board of trustees’ member, Lord Covington. Unlike her husband, Lady Covington is a kind-hearted person who cares deeply for the school and the girls, having attended the school herself in her youth. Lady Covington asks a favour of Madeline; she carved her birth name, Marie Gilbert, into one of the dorm's bed frames and she would like for Madeline to find out if her name is still there. Unfortunately, a few days later, when Madeline is ready to leave the hospital, she learns from Miss Clavel that Lady Covington has died. But, true to her promise, Madeline searches for her name under the beds, finding it under her own.

After her hospital stay, Madeline finds that the Spanish ambassador has purchased the property next door to the school and that he also has a son, Pepito, who is around Madeline's age. While the other girls are smitten with Pepito, Madeline is irritated by the noise created by the boy riding around on his Vespa. Shortly after the ambassador's arrival, Lord Covington announces he plans on closing the school due to the death of his wife.

Miss Clavel, unnerved by Pepito's bothering her girls, attempts to make peace with the boy by giving his tutor, Leopold, a tool box for him, in hopes that it will distract him from his obnoxious ways. However, her actions are unsuccessful as Pepito steals Madeline's drawing pad and write "Beware" with a vicious drawing in it before inviting the girls to his birthday party. During the party, Pepito tries to unnerve his guests by showing them a mouse but is unsuccessful in unnerving Madeline. Pepito threatens to kill the mouse, either by feeding him to his snake or executing him using a guillotine he made using the tool box he'd received as a gift from Miss Clavel. Madeline, angered by Pepito's threats to harm the innocent and tiny animal, brutally attacks him and releases all of his mice, causing guests to flee in horror and Miss Clavel to faint, which results in the girls' visit getting cut short, much to Pepito's amusement. On the way back to the school, Madeline takes Pepito's Vespa keys in an act of revenge.

While out on a daily walk, Madeline accidentally falls into the Seine while standing on the ledge of a bridge going over the river. She is rescued by a stray dog, whom she names Genevieve, and emerges from the ordeal relatively unscathed, save for a cold. While sick in bed, Madeline is displeased to watch Leopold teach Pepito, frustrated over the loss of his keys, how to start his scooter with a paper clip. However, her anger disperses when she discovers that Genevieve has followed her to the school and convinces Miss Clavel who has dog allergies to let her golden haired savior live in the shed. Wanting to save the school Madeline forms an alliance with Pepito, enlisting his help to sabotage Lord Covington's attempts to sell the property but her efforts are ultimately discovered by Lord Covington, who initially blames Miss Clavel. Madeline takes responsibility for her involvement, though Lord Covington is unmoved by her apology or the motivation behind her actions when she makes a Freudian slip and calls him "Cucuface" and, after leaving, he turns Genevieve loose into the night in an act of retaliation against her and the girls.

Upset over the loss of Genevieve, Miss Clavel takes the girls to a circus in hopes of cheering them up and Madeline, fearing she'll have no place to go as an orphan once the school closes, makes the decision to join the circus, hoping to make friends and find a home within the community there. After telling Aggie of her plans and making her swear not to tell, Madeline leaves the group and unintentionally stumbles upon Leopold, with the help of a trio of clowns known as "The Idiots," kidnapping Pepito, hoping to hold him from ransom, and, while trying to intervene, is abducted as well. Luckily, Leopold and the Idiots leave the two children alone with a motorcycle, which Madeline uses her hair clip to start and convinces Pepito to drive, though he is initially reluctant as he drives a Vespa. The two are pursued by Leopold and the Idiots but Miss Clavel, having learned of Madeline's running away from Aggie, goes driving in search of her (finding and picking up Genevieve along the way) and, narrowly avoiding a collision with the two children on the bike, is able to cause the Idiots to crash into a lake. The police arrive and arrest the kidnappers, while Miss Clavel, Madeline, Pepito and Genevieve head back to the school.

Back at the school, Hélène decides to celebrate by fixing a vegetarian feast, to which Madeline responds and that she wants Chicken Hélène, with the girls squawking in agreement, only to be interrupted by the sudden arrival of Lord Covington who happily shares that he's sold the property to the ambassador of Uzbekistan. Madeline realises that Lord Covington is merely trying to sell the school. He at first dismisses her sympathy but Madeline speaks earnestly to Lord Covington about her own family being gone and says that Lady Covington is still with him and with the school and Miss Clavel, knowing Madeline is fearful of having no one if the school were to shut down, assures her that they'll be together, regardless of what happens. While Lord Covington is moved by Madeline's words and sincerity, he regretfully tells her and the girls that there's nothing he can do as he's already sold the property but, in a happy twist, the ambassador, also moved by Madeline, decides to back out of the sale. The film then concludes with a montage accompanied by Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World", and changes back to a book setting, as the word, "Fin" appears.

 

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THE VILLAGE (Film 2004)

Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Adrien Brody
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Cinema Release date: July 30, 2004

The tiny, remote village of Covington has always maintained an fearful truce with the menacing, mysterious creatures that stalk the surrounding woods. The villagers don’t enter the forest; the creatures don’t enter the village. But when an unforeseeable tragedy happens, the villagers must send one of their own into the world outside for help, and the only way to get there is through the woods.

That’s just about all that happens in screenwriter/director M. Night Shyamalan’s spare, allegory-like story. There are the expected suspense movie shocks and jolts, and, sure, there’s also a fetching romantic subplot involving blind Ivy Walker (Bryce Dallas Howard) and Lucius Hunt (Joaquin Phoenix), the village loner, and a number of fine supporting performances, including those by Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, and Adrien Brody, but in the end, all it adds up to is a signature Shyamalan twist.

Like ‘Signs,’ Shyamalan’s last film, Shyamalan seems to have started with the ending of ‘The Village’ in mind, and then worked backwards, and the artifice of the story’s structure results in numerous plot holes—but you’ll have to pick those out for yourself. There are things that I liked about ‘The Village’—the acting, Roger Deakins’ cinematography, a story with a healthy sense of mystery—there just aren’t enough of them.

Matt Parks (26 Aug 2004)

 

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 PARKS & RECREATION (U.S. TV Series 2019) – Lord Edgar Covington

 

His Royal Excellence Lord Edgar Darby Covington is the 14th Earl of Cornwall-Upon-Thames and the 29th Baron of Hertfordshire. He also goes by the name "Eddie" or "Lord Fancy Face". He is a tall man with dark hair and brown eyes. Lord Covington is played by Peter Serafinowicz.

 

 

Storyline

 

Lord Covington is the head of a British charitable organization and member of the landed aristocracy. Ben and Andy arranged a meeting with Lord Covington in an attempt to secure his involvement with the Sweetums Foundation's after-school music program. Lord Covington proved to be quite affable, and he got along very well with Andy. He agreed to the project on the condition that Andy would stay in London to help him implement it. Andy reluctantly agreed.

 

Lord Covington made a surprise appearance on Andy's final "Johnny Karate" TV show, where he knighted both Andy and Ben. Ben questioned the legitimacy of the act, but Lord Covington explained that he is so rich that the Queen lets him do whatever he wants.

Quotes 

·         Ben Wyatt : Lord Covington, I'm Ben Wyatt. This is Andy Dwyer, and it is an honor to meet you, sir.

Lord Edgar Covington : Well, it's nice to meet you too. However, the proper mode of address would be "Your Royal Excellency, Lord Edgar Darby Covington, 14th Earl of Cornwall-upon-Thames, 29th Baron of Hertfordshire. "

[Awkward pause] 

Lord Edgar Covington : No, no, no, I'm kidding. I'm kidding.

Andy Dwyer , Ben Wyatt : Oh!

Lord Edgar Covington : Please, call me Eddie.

Ben Wyatt : Oh, thank God.

Andy Dwyer : I knew that other name must have been a stupid joke.

Ben Wyatt : Andy...

Lord Edgar Covington : No, no, no, no, he's absolutely right, it's an absurd name.

·         Andy Dwyer : [Distracted]  Are those remote control helicopters?

Lord Edgar Covington : Yeah. I got them as a gift. I bought them for one of my nephews, and then I decided to keep them. Would you like to play with them?

Andy Dwyer : Oh, would I? I call blue one!

Lord Edgar Covington : I call the... oh. Okay, you get the blue one.

Ben Wyatt : Andy, we are guests of Lord Covington. Maybe you should let him play with the blue helicopter.

Andy Dwyer : What are you talking about, dude? I called it.

Lord Edgar Covington : He called it.

Andy Dwyer : That's the rule.

Lord Edgar Covington : That's the rule.

 

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THE ENEMY WITHIN (US TV Series 2019) – Senator Martin Covington character

 

The Enemy Within was an American drama television series created by Ken Woodruff, that aired on NBC from February 25 to May 20, 2019. The series was cancelled after one season on May 30, 2019

Episode 4 “Confessions” features a plot to kill Senator Martin Covington, played by Michael Quinlan. Also features his daughter Lauren Covington, played by Eve O’Brien

Story Line

International assassin Aksoy is detained at a US-Canada border checkpoint, but subdues the CBP agents and makes his way into the United States. In a flashback, Shepherd is on trial with Keaton, Laine's father Thomas, Hannah, and Shepherd's husband Christopher present. She is sentenced to life in prison at ADX Florence without possibility of parole. In the present, Shepherd alerts the team to Aksoy’s prowess with poisons and bomb-making.

FBI Deputy Director Grace Molinero questions Shepherd’s inclusion on Keaton’s team, which now includes Pettigrew and Cruz. Shepherd reconnects with Hannah, and the team tracks Aksoy to the Port of Baltimore; he escapes with MRI components. Thomas confronts Keaton over his collaboration with Shepherd.

Senator Martin Covington and his daughter arrive at BWI Airport and are taking to a private lounge before boarding their flight. But Aksoy is also there. Using the equipment from the container, he makes an EMP device which took everything offline. Keaton, Zain (Raza Jaffrey), Bragg and Pettigrew are on site. Ryan (Kelli Garner) and Shepherd are in DC going through the important figures at the airport who could be a target.

After combing through the figures they find the target – Senator Covington. With Senator Covington on the move, Ryan uses VAR to guide Zayn and Keaton through the airport to the Senator. Just as Keaton gets to the Senator, Aksoy sprays gas into his face and takes off with Keaton in pursuit and Zayn with the Senator. After a hand-to-hand combat scene, Keaton knocks Aksoy unconscious and takes him into custody. And the Senator is expected to make a full recovery.

 

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STRANGE REPORT (UK TV Series 1967) - David Covington character



Report 4977: Swindle - Square Root of Evil , 1h duration Drama, Mystery | Episode aired 11 January 1970

When a Bank of England company responsible for printing genuine bank notes are duped into carrying out a massive order for a gang of swindlers. Adam Strange and his assistant Ham discover that greed lurks within. The company manager is named David Covington played by John Carlisle.

 

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THE COVINGTON WITCHES (U.S. TV Series 2019)

When magic is in your blood, life, love, lust, greed, obsession, and jealousy can get complicated. Meet the Covington Witches, an affluent family of African American witches, living, loving, and bewitching in Philadelphia, with strong family ties and stronger ancestral magic.

 

Genres: Horror. Starring: Charity Lee, Drew Manson, Jamala Frederick. Supporting actors: Dayna Williams, Janelle Harvey, Roz Carter, Nikee Warren, Mariel McIntosh, Monica Cookes, Danny Oliver, Steven Harris, Luise Murphy, Kiyneeanay Dykes, Ian Thomas, Ozz Gomez, Caden Carter, Kiesha Hunter. Producers: Jamala Frederick. Network: Black, Brown and Beige Productions.

 

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ALL THE RIGHT MOVES (U.S. Film 1983) – Jess Covington character

 

 

All the Right Moves is a 1983 American sports drama film directed by Michael Chapman and starring Tom Cruise, Craig T. Nelson, Lea Thompson, Chris Penn, and Gary Graham. It was filmed on location in Johnstown, Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh.

Plot Summary

Stefen "Stef" Djordjevic (Tom Cruise) is a Serbian American high school defensive back who is gifted in both sports and academics. He is seeking a college football scholarship to escape the economically depressed small western Pennsylvania town of Ampipe and a dead-end job and life working at the mill like his father and brother Greg (Gary Graham). He dreams of becoming an engineer right after he graduates from college. Ampipe is a company town whose economy is dominated by the town's main employer, American Pipe & Steel, a steel mill struggling through the downturn of the early 1980s recession. Stef gets through his days with the love of his girlfriend, Lisa Lietzke (Lea Thompson), and his strong bond with his teammates.

Most of the film takes place after the big football game against undefeated Walnut Heights High School. Ampipe appears headed to win the game, when a fumbled handoff in the closing seconds—as well as Stefen's pass interference penalty earlier in the game—leads to a Walnut Heights victory. Following the game, Coach Burt Nickerson (Craig T. Nelson) lambastes the fumbler in the locker room, telling him he "quit" the game. When Stefen retorts that the coach himself quit, the coach kicks him off the team.

In the aftermath, disgruntled Ampipe fans vandalize Coach Nickerson's house and yard. Stefen is present and is a reluctant participant, but is nonetheless seen by Nickerson as the vandals flee. From there, Stefen deals with personal battles, including dealing with the coach blackballing him among colleges because of his attitude and participation in the desecration of Nickerson's yard and house. Stefen gets in an argument with Lisa, and his best friend Brian (Penn) declines a scholarship offer to USC and plans to marry his pregnant girlfriend.

Frustrated by what Nickerson did, Stefan angrily confronts his former coach which ends in a shouting match out in the street. But Lisa decides to talk to Nickerson's wife to try and help. In the end, Nickerson realizes he was wrong for blackballing Stefan. He has accepted a coaching position on the West Coast at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and offers Stefen a full scholarship to play football there, which he accepts.

The role of Jess Covington was played by Mel Winkler.

 

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AIR AMERICA (U.S. Film 1990) – Billy Covington character

 

In late 1969, Billy Covington (Robert Downey Jr.) works as a helicopter traffic pilot for a Los Angeles radio station. When he breaks several safety regulations by flying low, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration suspends his pilot's license. However, his piloting skills, bravery and disregard for the law are noticed by a mysterious government agent, who tells Billy that he can get his license back if he accepts a job in Laos, working for a "strictly civilian" company called Air America. It is readily apparent that Air America is a front for CIA operations in Laos.

Unemployed and unable to find work, Billy takes the job. In Laos, he is introduced to Air America's unorthodox pilots and aircraft, being taken under the wing of Gene Ryack (Mel Gibson), a cynical and eccentric pilot and an arms dealer who uses official flights to buy black market weapons for his private cache. His dream, which he refers to as his "retirement plan", is to make a sale big enough so that he can afford to quit his job at Air America.

The next day, Senator Davenport (Lane Smith) arrives in Laos on a "fact finding mission", to investigate rumors about Air America transporting drugs on behalf of Laotian forces. Major Lemond (Ken Jenkins) and Rob Diehl (David Marshall Grant), CIA leaders of Air America, show the Senator around refugee camps, shrines, temples, and major cities in a careful deception to hide from him that Air America is indeed transporting drugs.

While airdropping livestock into rural villages in their C-123 cargo aircraft, Billy and Jack Neely (Art LaFleur) are shot down. The Pilatus PC-6 of General Soong (Burt Kwouk) arrives at the crash site and his soldiers load bags of opium on board, but leave Billy and Jack behind with Communist forces moving in. Gene and another pilot arrive and rescue them; Billy boards Gene's helicopter while the rest of the crew escape in another aircraft.

Billy and Gene's helicopter is shot down on the way back, and they are captured by a rural tribe. Gene notices that the tribe is using obsolete and unreliable guns and strikes a deal to supply them with better weapons. Allowed to go free, Billy and Gene retreat to Gene's house, where Billy is surprised to discover that Gene has a wife and children. Already disillusioned with US actions in Laos, Gene convinces Billy to quit his job with Air America, but Billy wants to get even with General Soong for betraying him when he crashed.

Meanwhile, Senator Davenport is losing patience with Lemond and Diehl, and demands to know who is smuggling heroin. Soon after their return to base, the pilots learn that during his search for Billy and Gene, Jack was killed and Lemond and Diehl claim that he was the ring leader behind the drug trafficking. Enraged, Billy purchases grenades on the black market and uses them to blow up the heroin factory, but guards see him running away. Davenport is still unsatisfied and demands more concrete evidence.

The next day, Gene finds a buyer for his arsenal, allowing him to leave gunrunning, quit Air America, and take his family out of the country. Meanwhile, Billy accepts one more flight before he actually quits. With co-pilot Babo (Tim Thomerson), he is assigned to transport flour to a refugee camp but they are instructed to divert to a nearby airstrip for "routine inspection". Billy immediately suspects a set-up, and a search reveals several kilos of heroin hidden in the flour sacks. With his fuel gauge tampered with, Babo and Billy decide to crash-land on the same airstrip where Billy crashed a few days earlier, and use the wreckage of the previous crash to hide the smaller aircraft.

Gene, on his way to make his final, largest weapons delivery, flies in to rescue Babo and Billy after wondering why Billy can't seem to keep anything in the air. Billy convinces him to respond to a distress call from a refugee camp caught in the crossfire between General Soong's men and local rebels. Gene tries to rescue the United States Agency for International Development official (Nancy Travis) in charge of the camp, however, she refuses to leave without the refugees. After some initial resistance, Gene dumps the weapons to make room for the refugees, blowing up the weapons cache to cover their escape.

In the air, Gene and Billy come up with a scheme to sell the aircraft to give Gene his money back. Senator Davenport recognises the set up for what it was, and the Senator threatens to reveal Lemond and Diehl's operation to Washington.