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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
7 September 1974 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A family is thrown back in time and must survive in a dinosaur dominated land. Full summary »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(31 articles)
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Bye-Bye Yesterday
 (From SoundOnSight. 10 June 2011, 8:21 PM, PDT)

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Talk about Must See TV See more (34 total) »

Cast

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

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Former Cleveland Cavs and Detroit Pistons center Bill Laimbeer was a Sleestak during the show's first season.See more »
Quotes:
[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 had a parachute I could jump through!
Enik:Wait, there is more.
[Next Will sees himself, Rick, and Holly]
Will Marshall:That's us, on the river!
Enik:Pay attention now, this is the troubling part.
[...]
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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Talk about Must See TV, 1 September 2003
Author: travis-74 from Frostburg MD

NBC would be proud of the Fact that this show was most definitely Must See TV for me in the 70's. I absolutely Looooovvvvveeeed Kathy Coleman as Holly. Wesley Eure (also Mike Horton on Day's of our Lives at the time) sang the title song.

I felt it had great special effects with the stop motion animation on the dinosaur scenes. Although recently On VH1's 70's tribute, I saw some scenes, in pretty bad video chroma-key.

Easily the best Kroft show. Remember, HR Puffenstuff (for crying out loud.) I would hang up on anyone who called me when LoTL was on. In season 3 when Chaka started speaking English and Spencer Mulligan was gone the show went straight into the crapper. But that Kathy Coleman. Love her, Love her, Love her! I last saw her on TV in an Arthur Treachers Advertisement, (God give me strength.) Good times, fer sure. According to imdb she hasn't acted since and tribute sites say the same.

Shame, she was HOT!

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