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)
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 Park Ranger Rick Marshall (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
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 Cha-Ka (29 episodes, 1974-1976)
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The Marshalls - widowed ranger father Rick, and his two children Will and Holly - are on an outdoor expedition like they have many times before. While rafting on this trip, an earthquake opens up a chasm resulting in them tumbling across some raging rapids and over an unknown waterfall. They end up alive but in a world unfamiliar to them, a world they will ultimately coin the Land of the Lost. It is inhabited by creatures some they have never seen or heard of, and some which no longer exist in the world they knew back home, creatures such as dinosaurs. They will find that some of these creatures are friendly, and some of them which they need to stay away from for their lives. As they eke out a life in this strange land, they try to understand what got them here so that they can make their way back home, that process which is fraught with its own dangers based on the unknowns of what is on the path to home. What they are also initially unaware of is that Rick's brother, fellow ranger ... Written by Huggo

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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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a fun place to get lost in
22 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was an intriguing Saturday morning TV series created by Sid & Marty Kroft. The Marshall family;father Rick,son Will,& daughter Holly are out on a camping trip when the raft ride they take plunges down a waterfall & into a crevasse following an earthquke.In this unknown world they encounter prehistoric animals,the remains of a very old city carved out of stone,a race of humanoid lizards,& mysterious pylons located throughout the jungle.Wonderful stop motion animation was used in this show,a special fx rarely seen on television shows.There was also some terrific matte work depicting this lost land.The actors were appealing,& David Gerrold,Larry Nivan,D.C.Fontana,& Theodore Sturgeon were some of the top flight talent contributing scripts to the show.It was a kids show that aspired to bring spectacle,nifty fx,& quality writing to each episode.


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