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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Chris Lever ...
 Gandor (22 episodes, 1980-1986)
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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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Out of all of the episodes made for the series, four episodes no longer exist on their original broadcast-quality formats - two from the first season are lost as are two from the second season - and are thought to survive only as domestic off-air recordings. The following seasons survive intact. See more »

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Opening narration: [FIRST 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. Naturally, the inhabitants of Arg get a bit fed up with trippers and tend to discourage them. Often they will even nick the essential crystal off their time machines and hide it. Visitors from planet Earth enquiring after their crystal can nevertheless feel quite at home here, because the Argons are a polite race and careful to adapt ...
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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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