Golden Years (1991– )

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Explosion in the most secret laboratory of the USA. The old janitor Harlan Williams is incubated by totally unknown chemicals. Now he changes and becomes younger instead of older. The ... See full summary »

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Cast

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 Harlan Williams (7 episodes, 1991)
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 Terry Spann (7 episodes, 1991)
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 Gen. Louis Crewes (7 episodes, 1991)
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 Jude Andrews (7 episodes, 1991)
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 Dr. Richard X. Toddhunter (7 episodes, 1991)
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 Gina Williams (7 episodes, 1991)
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 Major Moreland (6 episodes, 1991)
Philip Lenkowsky ...
 Billy Delois (5 episodes, 1991)
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 Fredericks (4 episodes, 1991)
Graham Paul ...
 Rick Haverford (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Burton (3 episodes, 1991)
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 Dr. Ackerman (3 episodes, 1991)
Randell Haynes ...
 Hawkins (3 episodes, 1991)
Mert Hatfield ...
 Sheriff Mayo (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Francie Wil (2 episodes, 1991)
Susan King ...
 Nurse (2 episodes, 1991)
J.R. Horne ...
 Dr. Eakins (2 episodes, 1991)
Sarah Melici ...
 Mrs. Rogers (2 episodes, 1991)
Caroline Dollar ...
 Little Girl (2 episodes, 1991)
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Explosion in the most secret laboratory of the USA. The old janitor Harlan Williams is incubated by totally unknown chemicals. Now he changes and becomes younger instead of older. The government is interested in finding out everything about this changes and hunts the fugitive Harlan. A hunt across the USA starts. Written by Franz-Josef Brinkkoetter <franjo@amclust2.amclust.mcnet.de>

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16 July 1991 (USA)  »

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Stephen King's Golden Years  »

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Trivia

When in Francine's safe house (Episode 7) one of the "hippies" introduces another as "Captain Tripps" That's also the name of the flu that wiped out earth in "The Stand", also by Stephen King. See more »

Quotes

[Williams throws the newly passed eye-exam papers on Morelands desk]
Major Moreland: Welcome back.
Harlan Williams: Thank you.
Major Moreland: You think you're smarter than me, old man. You're not. That piece of paper doesn't change a thing.
Harlan Williams: I guess you're right. I'm still working here, and you're still a jerk.
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Replaceable You (2011) See more »

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Golden Years
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Cancelled series was truncated for video!
29 March 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When this series aired I watched most of it. I think it was supposed to be a long running series in the vein of "The Fugitive" and "The Incredible Hulk" where the protagonist is being chased around the country looking for a solution to his problems. In this case the hero's problem is his progressive aging in reverse. I liked what I saw of these shows. The acting was good especially the sorrowful relationship between the lead character and his wife. Problem is: They cancelled it before it had a chance to end. (either that or I missed the last episodes).

They never got a chance to wrap up the story either, knowing it had been cancelled. Poof it was just gone. However, like I said before I might have missed the last episodes. But my proof to the contrary is this: I rented the tape. Where I left off in the series. The lead character's wife dies in a fire started by a chase involving King's famous organization the Shop. While getting away hero is kidnapped. It ends with his friends realizing they have to go save him from the Shop. The end. Last episode. On the video: His wife does not die but escapes the fire with him. Right when he should get nabbed by the Shop, he and his wife share a weird moment then phase out of existence. Abrupt, silly and cheap to the extreme. They just wanted to put this video out and decided to tag on an ending not caring how bad it was. They might as well of just shown some stock footage of the first atomic bomb detonations. Almost Pythonesque.

The show did have a cool opening title sequence set to the David Bowie song of the same name


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