The Fantastic Journey (1977– )

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 Varian (10 episodes, 1977)
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 Dr. Fred Walters (10 episodes, 1977)
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 Scott Jordan (10 episodes, 1977)
Katie Saylor ...
 Liana (9 episodes, 1977)
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 Dr. Jonathan Willoway (8 episodes, 1977)
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A scientific expedition in the Atlantic Ocean becomes lost in the Bermuda Triangle and washes up on an uncharted island. They meet up with travelers from other times, planets and dimensions who have also become trapped, and together they "slide" through portals from one dimension to the next hoping to find the one that leads home. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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3 February 1977 (USA)  »

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[Opening credits narration]
Narrator: Lost in the Devil's Triangle, trapped in a dimension with beings from the future and other worlds, a party of adventurers journey through zones of time back to their own time. Varian, a man from the 23rd century, possessing awesome powers; from 1977; Fred, a young doctor just out of medical school; Scott Jordan, the thirteen-year-old son of a famous scientist; Liana, daughter of an Atlantean father and an extraterrestrial mother; and Jonathan Willaway, a rebel ...
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Fantastic for its time....
2 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

But probably a little dated now. I only just remember a few details about this show. Jared Martin playing what I assume was an alien with some kind of glowing tuning fork that could do just about anything - except get him out of the predicament he was in.

I was surprised to see how short a run this show had. When you're a kid these things seem to go on and on for ever. In reality there were only 10 episodes, including the pilot.

I've also never seen this in re-runs, which is a shame, because I'd like to do the nostalgia trip once more. I'd probably laugh through much of it now, but despite its short run, the memory of it has stayed with me all these years, so it must have done something right at the time.


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