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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Series cast summary:
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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aspidistra | contest | vortex | puzzle

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Bill Homewood was hired as backwards-speaking Australian Ron Gad after Ian Oliver recalled witnessing him sing "Puff the Magic Dragon" in reverse on the first edition of Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (1976). 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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Also, all the credits are worded to contain the word "Arg" - the credit for Set Design is Argitecture, Art Design is Visions of Arg, on so on. These credit changes were made because the show purports to be a broadcast of a game show from another planet. See more »

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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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A Brilliant Children's Programme
2 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

For years I could never remember the name of the show but I always could remember what happened. This was like a very early Crystal Maze where you had to work problems/puzzles out in order to win the crystals. At the end before you were allowed to leave you had to walk along a space type maze and avoid a white beam of electricity to get home.


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