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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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Actor Nicholas Young confessed in the DVD commentary that he got the role of "John" because he cheated. He was working part-time for his agent at the time. When he saw the breakdowns for the role of "John", he thought he'd be perfect for that role. Nicolas was responsible for sending over the head shots and resumes of several actors to be considered for the role of John. So, Nicholas would send 1 head shot and resume of each actor (his competition for the role he wanted) and 12 of his own head shots and resumes as well. Although that's in the gray area of ethics, it did get him an audition and 2 call backs. The directors weren't too keen on Nicholas, but seeing as he was the only actor over the age of 18, they compromised on their idea of the perfect "John" and eventually cast Nicholas for the part. 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 (2013) See more »

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A great introductory show for the Sci-fi fan!
29 September 2006 | by 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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