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... See full summary »
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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)
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 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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[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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Land of the Lost for adults
27 June 2016 | by (French Polynesia) – See all my reviews

Only my memory is that Land of the Lost was better. Better written and in this game of course that means better ideas as this is an idea medium--science fiction.

A good cast couldn't really save a show limited by budget and by not so great writing and directing.

I was sad when it was canceled as I routed for the show to get better, but in truth it never took off creatively, or was given much of a chance to.

McDowell was sort of LOST IN SPACE, Dr. Smith character only not, thankfully, played for laughs. Nonetheless Dr. Smith became a pop culture figure.

Of course this show had more potential than Fantasy Island--sort of a non romantic, or schmaltz, version of that concept--and somehow again that show took off in the ratings and this barely had a run.


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