The adventures of a band of explorers stranded in a mysterious land inhabited by dinosaurs and other dangers.
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Series cast summary:
Peter McCauley ...
 Professor George Challenger / ... (66 episodes, 1999-2002)
 Marguerite Krux / ... (66 episodes, 1999-2002)
 Veronica / ... (66 episodes, 1999-2002)
 Lord John Roxton / ... (66 episodes, 1999-2002)
David Orth ...
 Ned Malone / ... (54 episodes, 1999-2002)
 Professor Arthur Summerlee (24 episodes, 1999-2001)


At the dawn of the 20th century, a band of adventurers are part of an expedition to prove the existence of a lost world isolated from the modern world. Disaster happens and the band find themselves trapped and isolated in this dangerous land with only the help of a young wild woman who was stranded in the land herself as a child. Together, the band fight to survive against the fearsome dinosaurs and other dangers that land has as they search for a way to escape. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <>

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2 October 1999 (USA)  »

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Jennifer O'Dell (who played Veronica) wore sandals during the first half of season one. Due to complaints about the weather and possibly foot and leg injuries, she wore boots for the duration of the shows run. See more »


Lord John Roxton: Sometimes you roll the dice on people. That's what we did, all of us, when we signed on this journey. You take what you get. There are too many ways to die out here and the one thing we can't do is kill each other. We're all we have.
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A "Don't Miss" TV Show
1 June 2003 | by (California) – See all my reviews

If you are looking for a show that is pure Sir Arthur Conan Doyle then this may *not* be the show for you. However, if you enjoy elements of ACD's "The Lost World" along with a wonderful, fresh new twist on the story you will love this series!

Many wonderful elements make up TLW. There is fantasy and adventure: dinosaurs, mysteries, exciting near escapes and heroics galore - but also comedic moments and dramatic elements that come from crisp scripts and clever direction.

What's more, there truly *are* a wonderful cast of characters -- some of which are the true "lost" of the plateau they are trapped on. Not only is the Challenger Expedition fighting the elements, strange occurrences and the general dangers of the world surrounding them but they are also learning, as the months pass, to live with one another and become a family.

Wonderful friendships and romances have developed over the last few years that are very appealing to both young and old alike.

Kudos to all cast members: Peter McCauly (Professor Challenger), Rachel Blakely (Marguerite Krux - a character not in the book but mysterious and lovely -- a favorite!), William Snow (Lord John Roxton), Jennifer O'Dell (Veronica - Another new character but a welcome addition), David Orth (Edward "Ned" Malone), Michael Sinelnikoff (Professor Summerlee - Season One) and Lara Cox (Finn- a young woman from our world's potential future - New character in season 3).

Sit back, watch a few episodes -- and become enthralled. It's great fun, holds your interests, and you will grow to the this show and its characters -- whether you want too or not (but you WILL want to!).

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