While having a meeting with his financier, Dr. Indiana Jones is reminded of the great love of his life, Vicky Prentiss. He met her in London in 1916 when she was working as a bus conductor and he was...
In a the waiting room of a hospital, Professor Indiana Jones recounts a harrowing time he had in Africa, December 1916. Indy was promoted to Captain and then ordered to cross the jungle with Remy and...
The now legendary, almost mythical character of Indiana Jones once had a childhood. Every episode starts out with the elderly man that he is in the 1990's getting into a specific situation where he has to tell a story from his past. The stories go back to when he was ten years old and on a world tour with his father, and to his late-teens when he fought in World War I. Written by
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Filmed in 23 different countries, traveling over 165,000 miles (aproximately six times around the world). Cast and crew shot for 152 weeks, making this the longest location shoot in history at that time. The series featured over 1.500 speaking parts, 50.000 extra's for whom over 120, 0000 meals were served. Enough 16-millimeter film was shot to go from New York to Phoenix. See more »
[Indy is dangling from the basket of a hot air balloon while flying over an African camp full of angry German soldiers]
[calling up to him]
You were supposed to meet us back at the wagon!
I GOT SIDETRACKED!
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It was a ratings flop but that wasn't George Lucas' fault: network t.v. is too small a format for the life of Indiana Jones (even if he is fictional!)
Among other places, young Indy travels to Egypt, Dublin during the Easter Uprising and eastern Africa in World War I. He meets up with historical personages like young, fey Mid-East scholar T.E. Lawrence, more Irish writers and rebels than I can recall here, General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and his friend, Karen Blixen (a.k.a. Isak Denisen). And, as the phrase goes, that ain't all!
About only ten episodes were made but each of them is really a cinematic production in its own right, light-years better than your typical movie-of-the-week or mini-series.
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