Popularly marked as a joint venture production of ABC Television Studios and The Mark Gordon Company, Reaper was first premiered on September 25, 2007 in the U.S., with a time slot of Tuesday nights at 8:00/7:00c on The CW. In more candid terms, Reaper was a hilarious Television comedy-drama created by Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas, made for ABC Television Studios.
The story of the ‘Reaper’ revolves around the main character Sam Oliver [Bret Harrison] who always has wondered that why he is being abandoned by his own parents. On his 21st birthday he got answer which revealed that his own parents sold his soul to the Devil and now the devil homeland project free tv asked his parents to take Oliver with them. Reaper is all about the Oliver’s deeds to become the new Reaper, collecting fugitive souls and returning them back to Hell.
If encroaching in the cast detail, Bret Harrison played the character of Sam Oliver, a college dropout and a vagrant boy who becomes the Devil hunter and has a crush on his co-worker Andy. Tyler Labine portrayed the character of Bert Wysocki who sketches his topless home supply store, and won the dog of the month award for nine months in a row.
Most importantly, the character of Devil was played by Ray Wise who claims the rights to Sam’s soul and persistent enough to do as much as he can to come against the God’s will. Last but certainly not least, portrayal of Andy Prendergast, Sam’s co-worker and current girlfriend was taken up by Missy Peregrym.