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Season 1

1 Sep. 1998
Survival: Part 1
BOSTON - AMERICA - 1830's - David Robinson finds the comfortable life as chief clerk in his father-in-law's shipping firm tedious . He accepts the offer to open a new branch for the firm in Canton in China, and embarks with his wife Elizabeth and children, Ernst, Joanna and Christina and the family dog, Bruno, on the perilous sailing voyage. Aboard the ship the children meet the crew: a novice seaman Ben Thomas (and there is certainly a hint of mutual attraction between him and Joanna), Billy Cobb, the black cabin boy (with whom the young Christina strikes up an ...
 
2 Sep. 1998
Survival: Part 2
BOSTON - AMERICA - 1830's - David Robinson finds the comfortable life as chief clerk in his father-in-law's shipping firm tedious . He accepts the offer to open a new branch for the firm in Canton in China, and embarks with his wife Elizabeth and children, Ernst, Joanna and Christina and the family dog, Bruno, on the perilous sailing voyage. Aboard the ship the children meet the crew: a novice seaman Ben Thomas (and there is certainly a hint of mutual attraction between him and Joanna), Billy Cobb, the black cabin boy (with whom the young Christina strikes up an ...
 
3 Sep. 1998
Survival: Part 3
BOSTON - AMERICA - 1830's - David Robinson finds the comfortable life as chief clerk in his father-in-law's shipping firm tedious . He accepts the offer to open a new branch for the firm in Canton in China, and embarks with his wife Elizabeth and children, Ernst, Joanna and Christina and the family dog, Bruno, on the perilous sailing voyage. Aboard the ship the children meet the crew: a novice seaman Ben Thomas (and there is certainly a hint of mutual attraction between him and Joanna), Billy Cobb, the black cabin boy (with whom the young Christina strikes up an ...
 
4 Sep. 1998
The Island of the Gods: Part 1
A month after the shipwreck. Through Ernst's narration - and the diary he is keeping of events - the family are still struggling with living/surviving off the land and are growing crops, keeping chickens, rearing wild pigs and a goat. But, prompted by the sudden activity of the island's volcano, they are planning to escape and have improved the raft to make it seaworthy. Parsons and Ben have set up home in a squalid cave on a barren outlying island nearby. They fear the family may surprise them and steal the boat. From their island they observe the unsuspecting ...
 
8 Sep. 1998
The Island of the Gods: Part 2
A month after the shipwreck. Through Ernst's narration - and the diary he is keeping of events - the family are still struggling with living/surviving off the land and are growing crops, keeping chickens, rearing wild pigs and a goat. But, prompted by the sudden activity of the island's volcano, they are planning to escape and have improved the raft to make it seaworthy. Parsons and Ben have set up home in a squalid cave on a barren outlying island nearby. They fear the family may surprise them and steal the boat. From their island they observe the unsuspecting ...
 
9 Sep. 1998
The Island of the Gods: Part 3
A month after the shipwreck. Through Ernst's narration - and the diary he is keeping of events - the family are still struggling with living/surviving off the land and are growing crops, keeping chickens, rearing wild pigs and a goat. But, prompted by the sudden activity of the island's volcano, they are planning to escape and have improved the raft to make it seaworthy. Parsons and Ben have set up home in a squalid cave on a barren outlying island nearby. They fear the family may surprise them and steal the boat. From their island they observe the unsuspecting ...
 
10 Sep. 1998
Invasion: Part 1
Third/fourth month. The family are still battling against the forces of Mother nature (and often themselves) and are looking forward to their first harvest, which they plan to celebrate on the Fourth of July, American Independence Day. Ernst, however, is still hopeful of rescue, so that he can build a career( as a writer ) for himself back in civilization. Unknown to anyone a ship is heading towards the island. She is The Viper, a notorious pirate ship captained by the rascally "Captain" Samuel Scaggs and his ex-convict partner, Bonnie Mary. Ben is excited when he ...
 
11 Sep. 1998
Invasion: Part 2
Third/fourth month. The family are still battling against the forces of Mother nature (and often themselves) and are looking forward to their first harvest, which they plan to celebrate on the Fourth of July, American Independence Day. Ernst, however, is still hopeful of rescue, so that he can build a career( as a writer ) for himself back in civilization. Unknown to anyone a ship is heading towards the island. She is The Viper, a notorious pirate ship captained by the rascally "Captain" Samuel Scaggs and his ex-convict partner, Bonnie Mary. Ben is excited when he ...
 
Invasion: Part 3
Third/fourth month. The family are still battling against the forces of Mother nature (and often themselves) and are looking forward to their first harvest, which they plan to celebrate on the Fourth of July, American Independence Day. Ernst, however, is still hopeful of rescue, so that he can build a career( as a writer ) for himself back in civilization. Unknown to anyone a ship is heading towards the island. She is The Viper, a notorious pirate ship captained by the rascally "Captain" Samuel Scaggs and his ex-convict partner, Bonnie Mary. Ben is excited when he ...
 
15 Sep. 1998
Princess from the Sea: Part 1
The family still look to each other - and often the dear Lord - for comfort, support and guidance as they struggle with life in the natural world which at times feels like a tropical paradise and other times like a prison. The family decide to build a fort on a hill to defend themselves in the event of attack again from any third parties such as pirates/natives. While searching for driftwood, Ernst sees a beautiful native girl arrive alone in a canoe. She is tired and distressed. He is trying to befriend her when a war canoe arrives in pursuit of the girl. She and ...
 
16 Sep. 1998
Princess from the Sea: Part 2
The family still look to each other - and often the dear Lord - for comfort, support and guidance as they struggle with life in the natural world which at times feels like a tropical paradise and other times like a prison. The family decide to build a fort on a hill to defend themselves in the event of attack again from any third parties such as pirates/natives. While searching for driftwood, Ernst sees a beautiful native girl arrive alone in a canoe. She is tired and distressed. He is trying to befriend her when a war canoe arrives in pursuit of the girl. She and ...
 
17 Sep. 1998
Princess from the Sea: Part 3
The family still look to each other - and often the dear Lord - for comfort, support and guidance as they struggle with life in the natural world which at times feels like a tropical paradise and other times like a prison. The family decide to build a fort on a hill to defend themselves in the event of attack again from any third parties such as pirates/natives. While searching for driftwood, Ernst sees a beautiful native girl arrive alone in a canoe. She is tired and distressed. He is trying to befriend her when a war canoe arrives in pursuit of the girl. She and ...
 
20 Sep. 1998
Captives: Part 1
As always, through Ernst's narration and his diary we view life on the island though his eyes and realize that the Robinsons have been shipwrecked for approximately six months. The family celebrate their first harvest. All seems peaceful and idyllic, but while out hunting Joanna and Ernst discover animal spoor of a seemingly large ape like creature. David is keen to investigate, but Elizabeth is concerned for her family's safety. Christina is captured by Ben and Parsons, who take her back to their island. When Parsons sees her black pearl, he becomes convinced that ...
 
21 Sep. 1998
Captives: Part 2
As always, through Ernst's narration and his diary we view life on the island though his eyes and realize that the Robinsons have been shipwrecked for approximately six months. The family celebrate their first harvest. All seems peaceful and idyllic, but while out hunting Joanna and Ernst discover animal spoor of a seemingly large ape like creature. David is keen to investigate, but Elizabeth is concerned for her family's safety. Christina is captured by Ben and Parsons, who take her back to their island. When Parsons sees her black pearl, he becomes convinced that ...
 
22 Sep. 1998
Captives: Part 3
As always, through Ernst's narration and his diary we view life on the island though his eyes and realize that the Robinsons have been shipwrecked for approximately six months. The family celebrate their first harvest. All seems peaceful and idyllic, but while out hunting Joanna and Ernst discover animal spoor of a seemingly large ape like creature. David is keen to investigate, but Elizabeth is concerned for her family's safety. Christina is captured by Ben and Parsons, who take her back to their island. When Parsons sees her black pearl, he becomes convinced that ...
 
23 Sep. 1998
The Ghost of Raven Jones: Part 1
Monsoon winds have destroyed the family's crops and set their animals free. Tensions run high between family members now that they're faced with the prospect of starting again and once more have to go hunting for food. Ernst in particular is angry with David for seeming to have given up on the daily ritual of lighting the beacon, in the hope of attracting rescue. He confronts his father and an angry scene ensues. Elizabeth confirms David's growing realization that Ernst is simply coming of age and both pray that he receives guidance from the dear Lord as he struggles ...
 
26 Sep. 1998
The Ghost of Raven Jones: Part 2
Monsoon winds have destroyed the family's crops and set their animals free. Tensions run high between family members now that they're faced with the prospect of starting again and once more have to go hunting for food. Ernst in particular is angry with David for seeming to have given up on the daily ritual of lighting the beacon, in the hope of attracting rescue. He confronts his father and an angry scene ensues. Elizabeth confirms David's growing realization that Ernst is simply coming of age and both pray that he receives guidance from the dear Lord as he struggles ...
 
27 Sep. 1998
The Ghost of Raven Jones: Part 3
Monsoon winds have destroyed the family's crops and set their animals free. Tensions run high between family members now that they're faced with the prospect of starting again and once more have to go hunting for food. Ernst in particular is angry with David for seeming to have given up on the daily ritual of lighting the beacon, in the hope of attracting rescue. He confronts his father and an angry scene ensues. Elizabeth confirms David's growing realization that Ernst is simply coming of age and both pray that he receives guidance from the dear Lord as he struggles ...
 
28 Sep. 1998
The Treasure Hunt: Part 1
The family bonds are particularly strong as Christmas approaches and sentiments are mixed with each member of the family reflecting on the life they once had back in Boston - and a life in the natural world. Christina and Billy are concerned if St. Nicholas can never find their island home and the family improvise the making of gifts and preparations. For all that the situation seems tragically hopeless, David and Elizabeth rally the family and they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ - and Christmas in their island home with the improvised tree and presents. Ernst ...
 
29 Sep. 1998
The Treasure Hunt: Part 2
The family bonds are particularly strong as Christmas approaches and sentiments are mixed with each member of the family reflecting on the life they once had back in Boston - and a life in the natural world. Christina and Billy are concerned if St. Nicholas can never find their island home and the family improvise the making of gifts and preparations. For all that the situation seems tragically hopeless, David and Elizabeth rally the family and they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ - and Christmas in their island home with the improvised tree and presents. Ernst ...
 
2 Oct. 1998
The Treasure Hunt: Part 3
The family bonds are particularly strong as Christmas approaches and sentiments are mixed with each member of the family reflecting on the life they once had back in Boston - and a life in the natural world. Christina and Billy are concerned if St. Nicholas can never find their island home and the family improvise the making of gifts and preparations. For all that the situation seems tragically hopeless, David and Elizabeth rally the family and they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ - and Christmas in their island home with the improvised tree and presents. Ernst ...
 
3 Oct. 1998
Starcrossed Lovers: Part 1
Approximately month fourteen. Ben is now a member of the family group, but David is concerned that he and Joanna are becoming very close. He tries various means to keep them apart, despite Elizabeth's view that the more he tries , the more the young couple will seek to see each other. Billy and Christina are trying to secretly build a raft to explore a nearby river, but David's insistence on them doing school lessons is hampering their progress. Billy tricks Emily into doing the schoolwork for them and the raft progresses. When Billy overhears Ben declaring his love ...
 
4 Oct. 1998
Starcrossed Lovers: Part 2
Approximately month fourteen. Ben is now a member of the family group, but David is concerned that he and Joanna are becoming very close. He tries various means to keep them apart, despite Elizabeth's view that the more he tries , the more the young couple will seek to see each other. Billy and Christina are trying to secretly build a raft to explore a nearby river, but David's insistence on them doing school lessons is hampering their progress. Billy tricks Emily into doing the schoolwork for them and the raft progresses. When Billy overhears Ben declaring his love ...
 
5 Oct. 1998
Starcrossed Lovers: Part 3
Approximately month fourteen. Ben is now a member of the family group, but David is concerned that he and Joanna are becoming very close. He tries various means to keep them apart, despite Elizabeth's view that the more he tries , the more the young couple will seek to see each other. Billy and Christina are trying to secretly build a raft to explore a nearby river, but David's insistence on them doing school lessons is hampering their progress. Billy tricks Emily into doing the schoolwork for them and the raft progresses. When Billy overhears Ben declaring his love ...
 
8 Oct. 1998
Paradise Lost: Part 1
Month sixteen. Life is idyllic for the little community. The farm is flourishing and everyone is preparing for the forthcoming marriage of Ben and Joanna. David, as head of the community is rehearsing the impending marriage ceremony between the young lovestruck Joanna and Ben. Unknown to the family, Parsons and Bonnie Mary arrive back on the island in their pirate ship, The Viper. Parsons is bent on destroying the family. As David conducts the marriage ceremony, Parsons lines him up in his musket sights and fires. The shot hits David's bible and saves his life. The ...
 
9 Oct. 1998
Paradise Lost: Part 2
Month sixteen. Life is idyllic for the little community. The farm is flourishing and everyone is preparing for the forthcoming marriage of Ben and Joanna. David, as head of the community is rehearsing the impending marriage ceremony between the young lovestruck Joanna and Ben. Unknown to the family, Parsons and Bonnie Mary arrive back on the island in their pirate ship, The Viper. Parsons is bent on destroying the family. As David conducts the marriage ceremony, Parsons lines him up in his musket sights and fires. The shot hits David's bible and saves his life. The ...
 
10 Oct. 1998
Paradise Lost: Part 3
Month sixteen. Life is idyllic for the little community. The farm is flourishing and everyone is preparing for the forthcoming marriage of Ben and Joanna. David, as head of the community is rehearsing the impending marriage ceremony between the young lovestruck Joanna and Ben. Unknown to the family, Parsons and Bonnie Mary arrive back on the island in their pirate ship, The Viper. Parsons is bent on destroying the family. As David conducts the marriage ceremony, Parsons lines him up in his musket sights and fires. The shot hits David's bible and saves his life. The ...
 
11 Oct. 1998
Boston: Part 1
After the trial the family expect life to return to normal, but they feel uncomfortable having been used to the freedom of the island. Billy, as an orphaned black boy is looked down by society and ex-seaman Ben is also ostracized by Boston society as beneath them. To the family's horror, David is arrested and thrown into gaol. The family discover that Kwang Sen, who has his own vendetta against the family, has hired a top lawyer to get the murder trial reopened on the grounds that the original trial was improperly conducted. The family find their lives beginning to ...
 
14 Oct. 1998
Boston: Part 2
After the trial the family expect life to return to normal, but they feel uncomfortable having been used to the freedom of the island. Billy, as an orphaned black boy is looked down by society and ex-seaman Ben is also ostracized by Boston society as beneath them. To the family's horror, David is arrested and thrown into gaol. The family discover that Kwang Sen, who has his own vendetta against the family, has hired a top lawyer to get the murder trial reopened on the grounds that the original trial was improperly conducted. The family find their lives beginning to ...
 
15 Oct. 1998
Boston: Part 3
After the trial the family expect life to return to normal, but they feel uncomfortable having been used to the freedom of the island. Billy, as an orphaned black boy is looked down by society and ex-seaman Ben is also ostracized by Boston society as beneath them. To the family's horror, David is arrested and thrown into gaol. The family discover that Kwang Sen, who has his own vendetta against the family, has hired a top lawyer to get the murder trial reopened on the grounds that the original trial was improperly conducted. The family find their lives beginning to ...
 

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