Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

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Tales of visitors to a unique resort island that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

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A feature adaptation of the popular '70s TV show about a magical island resort

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 Mr. Roarke (154 episodes, 1977-1984)
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 Tattoo (131 episodes, 1977-1983)
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Fantasy Island is a resort, where there is very little that the mysterious host, Mr. Roarke, cannot provide. Thus, we have visitors have adventures that should be impossible, but this island can accommodate them such as visits to any time period they want or meet absolutely anyone they want see to do something they request. However, what actually happens is often far more than they expect as they face challenges that test their character in ways they never imagined. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Whenever guests were arriving on Fantasy Island, Tattoo (Hervé Villechaize) would run up to the bell tower, ring the bell, and announce "de plane!". After he left the show, Mr. Roarke's new assistant, Lawrence (Christopher Hewett), would simply push a button next to him, which would ring the bell. See more »

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Mr. Roarke: My dear guests! I am Mr. Roarke, your host. Welcome... to Fantasy Island!
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fun memory's from a fun time.
18 December 2005 | by (victoria bc) – See all my reviews

I bought this for my wife, she waited with anticipation for the release date.

If it is not a part of your early teen years it may not appeal to you, as this is all about pleasant memory's.

There is a short but interesting documentary on the DVD set that gives some in-site to how the show came about.

The episodes them-self,for me, are a gentle reminder of how bad and corny and good T.V. was back then. A blast to watch and I really enjoy these as back ground visual and verbal noise as I study.On a good day I will sit and pay attention to the episodes. This is TV folks and it shows, but we liked it then and I enjoy the feelings it brings about now.


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