The Lost Islands (1976– )

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A Hurricane nearly sinks the "United World", a ship holding 40 teenagers from all around the world. 35 flee the ship on time - 5 are left behind, and end up on 2 islands unknown to the ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Jane Vallis ...
 Anna (26 episodes, 1976)
Robert Edgington ...
 David (26 episodes, 1976)
Amanda Ma ...
 Su Ying (26 episodes, 1976)
Chris Benaud ...
 Mark (26 episodes, 1976)
Margaret Nelson ...
 Helen Margaret Quinn (26 episodes, 1976)
Rodney Bell ...
 Aaron James Quinn (26 episodes, 1976)
Ric Hutton ...
 Prime minister Rufus Quad (26 episodes, 1976)
Ron Blanchard ...
 Quell (26 episodes, 1976)
Willie Fennell ...
 Jeremiah Quizzle / ... (26 episodes, 1976)
Michael Howard ...
 Quig / ... (26 episodes, 1976)
Tony Hughes ...
 Tony (26 episodes, 1976)
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A Hurricane nearly sinks the "United World", a ship holding 40 teenagers from all around the world. 35 flee the ship on time - 5 are left behind, and end up on 2 islands unknown to the outside world, inhabited by people who got there under similar circumstances 200 years ago. The islands are ruled by a supposedly 200 year old immortal tyrant called "The Que", who would very much like to see them dead, so while running for their lives they make friends among the locals, even local very close to the Que. Written by Ran Zvi Goldstein <rzg@netvision.net.il>

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1 February 1976 (Australia)  »

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Die verlorenen Inseln  »

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During the Dutch broadcast in 1980 episodes 15 and 23 were swapped. These episodes were also swapped during the West German broadcast, but episode 15 eventually did not air in this country. See more »

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There once was a wealthy man who had a wonderful idea...
30 January 2004 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This show made it to the UK as well. I've not seen it since 1979 and yet that theme song is imbedded in my brain forever! This is the best kids tv show to have come out of Australia; way better than Skippy! A great premise, teen heroes that aren't too annoying, great villains and genuine excitement in each episode. It was also very well filmed in exotic locations. My regret is that it only lasted one series; we were left hanging in suspense as to what was going to happen. Maybe a remake is in order?


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