The Adventure Game (1980– )

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Three people are stranded on a planet on the far side of the galaxy. In order to return to earth they must first locate a crystal to power their spacecraft. But (and this is where the whole... See full summary »

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4   3   2   1  
1986   1984   1981   1980  
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Chris Lever ...
 Gandor (22 episodes, 1980-1986)
Charmian Gradwell ...
 Gnoard (16 episodes, 1980-1984)
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 Rongad / ... (12 episodes, 1984-1986)
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Three people are stranded on a planet on the far side of the galaxy. In order to return to earth they must first locate a crystal to power their spacecraft. But (and this is where the whole thing begins to get tricky) to find the crystal they must navigate their way through a series of practical and mental problems, devised by a fiendish alien intelligence Written by Anonymous

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24 May 1980 (UK)  »

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The Argond currency, the drogna coins, used values based on the number of sides times the colour. See more »

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Opening narration: [FOURTH SEASON] Many light years away, on the far side of the galaxy, in a region often visited by time-travelers, lies Arg. A small planet of little consequence. The Argons, a polite race, nevertheless have a regrettable sense of humor, and enjoy testing the wit and perspicacity of any visitors. This testing of alien intelligences has become rather a popular past-time for the Argons, and it's one of their top-rated television shows. Now, thanks to the miracle of hyperspace laser-relays, we can ...
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Featured in The 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows (2001) See more »

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Norwegian Dance, Opus 35, No. 2
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Composed by Edvard Grieg
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Doog Yrev!
4 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

BBC 2. The 80's.

The Drogna Game... The Vortex... Chegwin... This is what classic TV is about: Minor celebrities of the era grovelling to a potted plant which just so happens to be royalty. Genius.

Can't really remember what exactly it was all about, or if indeed there was a point to it all - I just have incredibly fond memories of this show, mainly due to how daft and baffling it all was.

I seem to recall Moira Stewert being in there somewhere, Noel Edmonds, Fern Britton, Cheggers... probably Richard Stilgoe or the likes of...

They certainly don't make 'em like THIS anymore...


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