Otherworld (1985)

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Thrown into another dimension, a family must keep ahead of a tyrannical state's hunters while searching for a way home.

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Complete series cast summary:
Sam Groom ...
 Hal Sterling (8 episodes, 1985)
Gretchen Corbett ...
 June Sterling (8 episodes, 1985)
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 Trace Sterling (8 episodes, 1985)
Jonna Lee ...
 Gina Sterling (8 episodes, 1985)
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 Kommander Nuveen Kroll (8 episodes, 1985)
Chris Hebert ...
 Smith Sterling (6 episodes, 1985)
Wayne Alexander ...
 Lieutenant (4 episodes, 1985)
Peter Bromilow ...
 Praetor (3 episodes, 1985)
Janet Graham ...
 Woman / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
Rodger LaRue ...
 Corporal (2 episodes, 1985)
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 Officer (2 episodes, 1985)
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The Sterling family goes on vacation to Egypt and visits one of the pyramids. However, they get lost while wandering around in the labyrithine interior of the pyramid. When they finally make it out of the pyramid, they discover that they're no longer on Earth. Instead, they've somehow been transported to another planet. And the natives (run by an autocratic dictator) aren't very friendly... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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26 January 1985 (USA)  »

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There are five episodes of this series that have never been aired (13 were made, in total, but only eight were ever shown). See more »

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[After destroying the thought-monitoring device]
Hal Sterling: Your thoughts are your own.
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I loved this show
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I loved this show. I was in high school at the time, and I can't believe I actually remember that Tony O'Dell was the actor who played the boy. Everytime I see the actor that played Kroll, I remember him with the scar and how evil he was.

I remember the Rock and Roll episode, and my dad complained that they went from playing the Beatles to modern rock way to quickly and they should have had the music evolve more slowly and naturally.

I remember the dad selling something like Tupperware called like, Burpoware or something like that. It was the episode that auctioned off the son, and the women were the 1950's type men.

There was an episode where everyone wore white, but I don't remember much about it (they were maybe in a spa of some sort?)

I was so sad when it never returned to the air.


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