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Nicholas Young ...
 John (68 episodes, 1973-1979)
Philip Gilbert ...
 Tim / ... (66 episodes, 1973-1979)
Elizabeth Adare ...
 Elizabeth (50 episodes, 1974-1979)
Peter Vaughan-Clarke ...
 Stephen (46 episodes, 1973-1976)
Michael Holoway ...
 Mike (29 episodes, 1975-1979)
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The Tomorrow People are British teens who have special powers. They can communicate to each other using telepathy. They can also transport themselves (they call it "Jaunting"). With the help of Tim their talking computer they battle the bad people of earth and space. Written by Jeffrey Petro <Jeffp@iserver.icon.palo-alto.med.va.gov>

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The series was publicised as ITV's answer to the BBC's popular science-fiction series Doctor Who (1963), although it had an even lower budget and production values. An early publicity photograph included Nicholas Young, Peter Vaughan-Clarke, Sammie Winmill and Stephen Salmon pictured with Jon Pertwee, who was starring as the Third Doctor when The Tomorrow People made its debut. See more »

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In the episode "The Vanishing Earth", the Spidron (who is supposed to be a plant creature) is having a conversation with Steen and turns his head, revealing the actor's human head underneath the Spidron's hood. See more »

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A great introductory show for the Sci-fi fan!
29 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was introduced to the Tomorrow People as a young teen and was hooked forever on Sci-fi. These were teenagers with psychic powers. However they do not kill or harm others, their goal is to protect the Earth from "us" homosepians. As a kid I learned all about Telekenesis, Telepethy, Teleportation and the like, but I also learned that special powers could be used for bank robbery and teleporting vans into outer space! It should be noted that the cast (over the course of the show) was international Just like the American show Star Trek. This show originally was broadcast from a British network, while we Americans had Star Trek, they had The Tomorrow People. It would of been interesting if the two met.


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