The globe trotting trip that Henry Jones, Jr. sets out on in the early 1900s next takes him and his family to Russia. A few acts of clumsiness puts Indy at odds with his father who is greatly displeased with Indy. Indy runs away into the Russian countryside and wakes in the morning on a haystack. He encounters an odd, cantankerous old man named Leo Tolstoy, who is in full agreement that "hell" is other people. Both are running away to seek a simpler life. They cross the countryside, encountering colorful Gypsies and avoiding fierce Imperial Cossack troops. The hardships of the journey make Indy homesick, but he won't soon forget his journey with the stubborn old man. Indy's next destination is Greece, where his mother Anna realizes that father and son need to spend more time together. The two bristle at each other's company as they explore the sites of ancient Greece, but Henry finally reaches past Indy's impudence and stubbornness when the topic turns to philosophy and the teachings ... Written by
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Fourth and last Young Indy TV movie shown on The Family Channel, originally shot as three different episodes for a proposed third season of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
(1992). The full length episode from which the 'bookend' sequence with Sean Patrick Flanery
comes, was included in Chapter 19: "The Winds of Change", while the reedited main part of this movie starring Corey Carrier
, would become Chapter 4: "Travels with Father". See more
Though the story takes place no later than 1910 (the year of Tolstoy's death) the map linking sequence between the Russia and Greece segments show frontiers established after the II Balkan War (1913). Bulgaria's shape in particular is pretty revealing. See more
You have dogs? So do I. One I mean, her name's Indiana. I haven't seen her in over a year, though. 'Cause we've been traveling so much.
You miss her?
Yeah, you bet I do. Can't wait to see her when we get home. Wonder if she'll still remember me.
Of course she will. Dogs are better than people.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Written by Jack Norworth
and Albert von Tilzer See more