Prospector Luke Carpenter was frozen in suspended animation in the year 1900 while panning for gold in Alaska. He was successfully thawed and returned home perfectly preserved at 33 years ... See full summary »

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 Ken Carpenter / ... (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
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 Edwin Carpenter (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
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Prospector Luke Carpenter was frozen in suspended animation in the year 1900 while panning for gold in Alaska. He was successfully thawed and returned home perfectly preserved at 33 years of age and a dead ringer for his 33-year-old grandson Ken. Luke moves in with his 67-year-old son Edwin, and tries to adjust to normal life while keeping his exact identity a secret. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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6 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Der Mann von gestern  »

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1.33 : 1
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The show originally premiered on ABC on Wednesday night at 8:30 EST. It 's main competition was The Beverly Hillbillies, which at the time was one of the most popular shows on television. When ABC canceled Batman, they moved the show to it's time slot on Thursday at 7:30, but it wasn't enough to save the show. See more »

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Narrator: One upon a time out in California a sixty-seven-year-old man lived with his thirty-three-year-old son. Meanwhile up in Fairbanks Alsaka, there was this big avalanche. Get the connection?
[disappointed]
Narrator: You don't.
Colonel Garroway: Two days ago there was an avalanche in Alaska An frozen object was discovered that been identified as your father.
Edwin Carpenter: After all these years.
Colonel Garroway: Um, Mr. Carpernter there is something I haven't told you.
Edwin Carpenter: I'd like to bring the body back here.
Colonel Garroway: Your father's alive.
Edwin Carpenter: Alive!
Colonel Garroway: Whatever your father may ...
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) See more »

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Loved it!
30 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I too have fond memories of watching this delightful show as a kid! It's a shame that no one seems to remember it! It's like The Time Tunnel or It's About Space--I must have been a pretty goofy little kid but I loved these shows and the actors on them and every time I see or hear Monte Markham, I ALWAYS think back to The Second Hundred Years--just like every time I hear about or see James Darren --I think back to The Time Tunnel!! Too bad about the writing as I always thought it was so cute how the Grandfather and the Grandson seemed to gang up against the Dad--but as I said I was a kid and really didn't understand formulaic TV back then!


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