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The New People 

A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a ... See full summary »
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 Susan Bradley 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Zooey Hall ...
David Moses ...
 Gene Washington 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Peter Ratray ...
 George Potter 17 episodes, 1969-1970
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 Ginny Loomis 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Dennis Olivieri ...
 Stanley Gabriel 17 episodes, 1969-1970
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A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a civilization free from the problems and mistakes that their parents made, a task that soon becomes much more challenging than they had anticipated. Written by Wayne Coleman <waynecoleman@swbell.net>

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Series creator Rod Serling wrote the screenplay for the pilot episode using the pseudonym "John Phillips". See more »

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Edited into Charlie's Angels: The Mexican Connection (1976) See more »

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The original "Lost" episode of the New People
21 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

It is ironic that the top show on TV in the early 21st century, "Lost" echos greatly the rarely seen 1969 TV series, "The New People'. Like "Lost", "The New People" concerned the survivors of a plane crash in the pacific. "The New People' however was a reflection of the social issues of the day and in the pilot episode it featured the only adult in Richard Kiley. Kiley did a superb job in the clash of generations and made the pilot episode seem like a 1969 episode of The Twilight Zone.

All of the existing episodes of the New People aired only once on US TV and have never been even surfaced on internet tape trading sites. Recently however all of the episodes have been found at the UCLA video library. It would be great, now that "Lost" is such a big hit, to show people....new people, (ahem) what the original plane crash survivor show was like...and issue these episodes as a boxed set....for Christmas....perhaps even track down the original cast for commentary....etc......The New People shouldn't be lost forever.....(ahem)


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