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7 September 1974 (USA) See more »
A family is thrown back in time and must survive in a dinosaur dominated land. Full summary »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 22)
Wesley Eure ... 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)

Series Directed by
Bob Lally (11 episodes, 1974-1975)
Dennis Steinmetz (11 episodes, 1974)
Gordon Wiles (8 episodes, 1975)
Joseph L. Scanlan (7 episodes, 1976)
Rick Bennewitz (6 episodes, 1976)
Series Writing credits
Allan Foshko (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
Marty Krofft (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
Sid Krofft (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
David Gerrold (17 episodes, 1974)
Dick Morgan (16 episodes, 1974-1975)
Samuel Roeca (13 episodes, 1976)
Jon Kubichan (5 episodes, 1976)
Larry Niven (3 episodes, 1974)
Tom Swale (3 episodes, 1975-1976)
William J. Keenan (3 episodes, 1975)
Margaret Armen (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Joyce Perry (2 episodes, 1974-1975)

Series Produced by
Marty Krofft .... producer / executive producer (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
Sid Krofft .... producer / executive producer (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
Albert J. Tenzer .... executive producer (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Gene Warren .... associate producer (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Tom Swale .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1975)
Jon Kubichan .... producer (13 episodes, 1976)
Jim Washburn .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1976)
Dennis Steinmetz .... producer (6 episodes, 1974)
Series Original Music by
Jimmie Haskell (30 episodes, 1974-1976)
Michael Lloyd (13 episodes, 1975)
Series Cinematography by
Tom Lindner (17 episodes, 1974)

Stephen H. Burum (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Bob Best (13 episodes, 1975)
Bill Breshears (13 episodes, 1975)

Jimmy B. Frazier (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Ruth Conforte (13 episodes, 1976)
Series Art Direction by
Herman F. Zimmerman (30 episodes, 1974-1976)
Elayne Barbara Ceder (13 episodes, 1975)
Series Makeup Department
Michael Westmore .... makeup artist / special makeup (30 episodes, 1974-1976)
Louis Phillipi .... makeup artist (13 episodes, 1975)
Maurice Stein .... makeup artist (13 episodes, 1976)
Series Production Management
John Braislin .... executive in charge of production (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Barth .... associate director (36 episodes, 1974-1976)
Bob Best .... associate director (18 episodes, 1974-1975)
Barbara Searles .... associate director (17 episodes, 1974)
Ron Cates .... associate director (9 episodes, 1975)
Carol Englehart Scott .... associate director (6 episodes, 1976)
Franklin Melton .... associate director (4 episodes, 1975)
Series Art Department
Max Pittman .... property master / head props (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
Wah Chang .... dinosaur character design (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Mentor Huebner .... designer (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Kirk Axtell .... associate art director (17 episodes, 1974)
Series Sound Department
Gordon Klimuck .... audio (13 episodes, 1976)
Series Special Effects by
Ken Speed .... special effects assistant (1 episode, 1974)

Gene Warren .... stop motion director (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Samuel E. Dowlen .... camera operator (29 episodes, 1974-1976)
Dean Hall .... camera operator (25 episodes, 1975-1976)
Parker Roe .... camera operator (25 episodes, 1975-1976)
Hank Geving .... camera operator (19 episodes, 1974-1976)
John Rougeot .... key grip (17 episodes, 1974)
Fred Arney .... key grip (13 episodes, 1975)
Greg Brunton .... lighting technician (13 episodes, 1976)
Series Animation Department
Gene Warren Jr. .... animator (42 episodes, 1974-1976)
Harry Walton .... animator (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Pete Kleinow .... animator (29 episodes, 1974-1976)
John Huneck .... animator (13 episodes, 1975)
Janet Riley .... animation supervisor (13 episodes, 1975)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Oda Broulard .... wardrobe (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
Michael Westmore .... special costumes (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
David Watson .... wardrobe (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Kirk Templeman .... wardrobe (17 episodes, 1974)
Pat Trbovich .... wardrobe (13 episodes, 1975)
Series Editorial Department
James Wilde .... colorist (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Series Music Department
Linda Laurie .... composer: theme music (43 episodes, 1974-1976)
John D'Andrea .... music arranger (13 episodes, 1975)
Wesley Eure .... vocals: theme song (13 episodes, 1976)
Wayne Osmond .... lyricist: theme song (13 episodes, 1976)
Series Other crew
Bob Masters .... technical director (42 episodes, 1974-1976)
Caroljane Rapp .... assistant to producers / assistant to producer (36 episodes, 1974-1976)
Trudy Bennett .... assistant: Sid & Marty Krofft (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Harry Krofft .... administration (30 episodes, 1974-1975)
Victoria Fromkin .... linguistics consultant (29 episodes, 1974-1975)
Patti Krofft .... production assistant (17 episodes, 1974)
Ted Ray .... stage manager (17 episodes, 1974)
Janet Riley .... production assistant (17 episodes, 1974)
Tom Swale .... production coordinator (17 episodes, 1974)
Robert J. Smawley .... stage manager (13 episodes, 1975)
Karen Gordon .... auditor (12 episodes, 1975)
Frank Crawford .... stage manager (10 episodes, 1976)
Sheila Lauder .... assistant to producers (9 episodes, 1975)
Carol Fisher .... assistant to producer (7 episodes, 1976)
Mimi Seawell .... assistant to producers (4 episodes, 1975)
Don Corvan .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1976)

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30 min (43 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:G (some episodes)

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During the final season two new monsters were introduced, a two-headed monster named Lulu and a fire-breathing monster named Torchy. Lulu was based on the Pleisiosaur, an aquatic reptile from the Cretaceous period, while Torchy was based on the Dimetrodon, a reptile that died out before Earth's Paleozoic Era transformed into the Mesozoic Era.See more »
Will Marshall:It's funny - I've walked this way hundreds of times and I've never seen this pylon.
Enik:Nor I, Will Marshall. And I have been in this valley many times longer than you.
Cha-Ka:Cha-Ka think it's *new* pylon!
Will Marshall:Either that, Cha-Ka, or it's been invisible all this time.
Enik:That is not logical.
Will Marshall:Now, Enik, if you've been in the Land of the Lost that much longer than we have, you ought to know by now that not everything here is logical.
Enik:That is logical.
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Ahhh... The Glory Days of the Golden Age of Cartoons, 4 February 2012
Author: ramairthree from United States

Once upon a time, Saturday mornings meant something.

Starting in the mid to late 60s, programming started to pick up in focus and quality for kids all concentrated on Saturday morning.

By about 1970 they had it down and in my opinion had a great ten year run. So many shows did so well with merchandising by 1980 or so the cartoons were no longer created for kids, but the merchandise/toys cart was put ahead of the actual cartoon horse.

Ten more years of mucking with cartoons "for the good of the children" went even further down the hole. Then, there was just so much other entertainment all the time the "holiness" of the Saturday morning cartoons is long gone.

Ah, but if you were a pre-school/grade school kid from about 1970 to 1980, it was magic. No recording, no streaming, no internet, no video games. You had a few special hours just for you on the TV every Saturday morning. You saw it then, or got lucky with a repeat, or never saw it again.

I have a few memories of Scooby Doo, SuperFriends, Valley of the Dinosaurs, SpeedBuggy, etc. from that era. There were even Star Trek and Planet of the Apes cartoons to mirror live action shows. And one special niche on Saturday morning was what I call "live action cartoons." ISIS, Shazamm!, and, Land of the Lost.

I was five years old and just started first grade when I woke up Saturday morning. I climbed on the counter, got down a bowl of Cheerios, went to the table, got into the parent's coffee sugar bowl, dumped half a dozen heaping spoons of sugar on there, poured on the milk, and headed for the TV.

Thirteen inches of black and white with NBC, CBS, ABC, and PBS on VHF and two more channels on UHF. And I was rewarded with a show with dinosaurs and the kids got their own knives! Too cool. Not even counting the monkey cave man friend, power crystals, and lizard/insect scary people that hissed and had the coolest sling-shot crossbow things ever.

I loved this show. Heck, there was a blond named Holly in my class that thanks to this show I still have a crush on to this day in addition to the actual Holly from the show.

Now, for the record, unless you have child hood memories of this show, you are not going to like it. Groovy crystals, a typical 70s twenty something year old actor playing a teenager and rocking the wide open shirt, corny dialog, kumbaya themes delivered by a so much more enlightened and hipper than anyone generation a decade before they red lined the greed and consumption meter, etc.

But where else in the world in the middle of the 70s was a kid going to get to watch an Allosaurus throw down face to face with a T. Rex?

IF you experienced this show as part of your childhood, and IF you have a few grade school aged kids left, buy the set and enjoy.

Some of the episodes have some pretty cool concepts by good writers, it's very nostalgic, and it is just plain fun.

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