Land of the Lost (1974–1977)

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A family is thrown back in time and must survive in a dinosaur dominated land.

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 Will Marshall (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
Kathy Coleman ...
 Holly Marshall (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
Spencer Milligan ...
 Park Ranger Rick Marshall (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Philip Paley ...
 Cha-Ka (29 episodes, 1974-1976)
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Rick Marshall is a park ranger who takes his two kids, Will and Holly, on a rafting trip down a river. During the trip, an earthquake occurs which somehow opens up a rift in time, propelling the Marshalls into a land populated by dinosaurs, ape-men, and the dreaded Sleestak. Later in the series, Rick manages to find his way home and is replaced by Uncle Jack (who had rafted down the same river looking for his family). Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Wesley Eure would often perform songs at the end of several episodes with lyrics pertaining to the lesson learned in the course of the episode. See more »

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[The alien Enik has made a startling discovery about the temporal doorway that has led him and the Marshalls to this world]
Enik: I cannot leave here. Nothing can leave here, unless an object of equal mass and temporal energy enters.
Will Marshall: Well, that means we can't leave either, unless three other people come in.
Enik: Yes, but there is more. You should not be here at all. Your presence here is the source of my problem. Look...
[Enik opens the time doorway onto a view of the Grand Canyon]
Will Marshall: It's Earth! Enik, if I ...
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It really was a good show, ya know.
21 September 2006 | by (Los Angeles County, CA) – See all my reviews

Do keep in mind that for the vast majority of those posting here, we are looking at the series through adult eyes, yet the show was never intended for adults. This show was extremely well written for what it was, and for it's intended audience.

If you look at the show today as an adult, accepting the fact that the show was created for kids only, you would then see just how incredibly well-written it was. My favorite episode? I have two. The first is the one where they find the bones and uniform of a soldier from either the Civil War or the Revolutionary War (I can't remember which), and then the one where an alternate Marshall Will and Holly are found sticking out of a wall in a cave. See? For a Saturday morning kid's show, it was incredible. It wasn't the West Wing, but it never was intended to be that, either.


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