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 John (68 episodes, 1973-1979)
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 Elizabeth (50 episodes, 1974-1979)
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 Stephen (46 episodes, 1973-1976)
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 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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Remade as The Tomorrow People (1992) See more »

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The Tomorrow People
29 November 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A really excellent series,it started off a bit shaky with the awful Kenny and the overacting Carol while Jon and Stephen were great from the start. Elisabeth brought some real acting to the show and the series really had some good stories especially "The Blue And The Green". I thought the introduction of Mike Hollaway as Mike Bell was good,he was a rebel and argued with Jon,which the others didn't do. The series got better with each season and it was always one of those shows that when it finished you thought Why? I highly recommend the DVD releases. "Castle of Fear" was a gem later on,loved the fact a Tomorrow person could create ghosts and even the Loch Ness Monster! I also really liked Hsui Tai,OK her English wasn't too strong but she was very sweet. I didn't enjoy the 90s remake,they should have watched the original,to see how to do a really good Sci-Fi show!

The late Philip Gilbert was great as the all knowing Bio computer Tim.


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