During the fall of Alamo, 15-year-old messenger Alamo Jobe is about to be killed. Miraculously, he's accidentally transported through some kind of time warp to present day San Antonio. The present proves to be too much for Jobe to handle.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Alamo Jobe
William Boyett ...
Colonel Travis
Harriet Wendse
Richard Young ...
Robert V. Barron ...
Sam (as Benjie Gregory)
Dick Yarmy ...
VCR / Man #2
Pattie Pierce ...
Tour Guide
Charles Lucia ...
Dad (as Chip Lucia)


During the Battle of the Alamo, just before he's killed, historical Colonel Travis orders a dedicated fifteen-year-old volunteer, Alamo Jobe, to take an urgent message to general John Lefferts. However, there's no way out and Jobe is about to be killed. That's when he notices a pair of late 20th century tourists walking around like nothing's happening. Dumbfounded, he follows them end ends up in modern day Alamo museum. No one realizes that he's from the past and he doesn't understand what just happened to him. Not knowing what else to do, he tries to deliver the message anyway. After many misunderstandings and dangerous situations, he begins to somewhat realize that he's in the future, but all he wants is to complete his mission somehow and go back to his dying friends to accept his tragic destiny.

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20 October 1985 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Stock footage from The Alamo (1960) were occasionally used for the battle scenes. See more »


In the parking garage the police cars are wet as is the floor, yet when Jobe entered it was sunny outside. Also the cop would run his windshield wipers so he could see better. See more »


Edited from The Alamo (1960) See more »

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Pretty much a waste of time.
22 June 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

During the Battle of the Alamo, a teen from the battle inexplicably comes to the present day but that idiot doesn't seem to comprehend that he's not in his own time any more. For the entire show, Jobe blunders about modern day San Antonio....and that's about it!

There is almost nothing of value to "Alamo Jobe". The plot was recycled from "The Twilight Zone" ("A Hundred Years Over the Rim") but lacked the ironic twist and fine acting. Additionally, the show lacked any real reason for the time travel...none. A waste of time and an episode with little reason to exist. Shows like this explain why "Amazing Stories" only lasted two seasons.

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