After saving Cleopatra, she inadvertently travels to the 1920's and helps out Lucky Luciano kidnap Babe Ruth. In 1919, Jeff and Phineas convinces the Babe to give up pitching and become the home run hitting champion he is more famous for.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mr. Barrow
Norman Snow ...
Ed McCready ...
News Vendor
Dan Kern ...
George Sawaya ...
Michael J. London ...
Clint Young ...
Reporter #1
David Blackwood ...
Man #2
Don Boughton ...
Man #1


Bogg and Jeffrey rescue Cleopatra when her life was in danger. They take her with them accidentally when they leave and they land in the 1920's where she decides to stay. She gets away from them and assimilates. Later they discover Yankee Stadium--the house that Ruth built is not there because Ruth didn't play for the Yankees. So they go back when he was still a pitcher and a prima donna. They try to get him to switch from pitcher to hitter. When they succeed they return to look for Cleopatra whom they discover has fallen in with Lucky Luciano and is using her to keep Ruth from hitting his 60th home run. Written by

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14 November 1982 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


When Bogg and Cleopatra are in New York ,someone runs out yelling, "Lucky Lindberg landed n Paris!", and one of their future assessments would be helping Charles Lindberg take off from New York. See more »


Isaac Newton is depicted as having a beard. In reality, he never had one. See more »


Phineas Bogg: You know, without your coaching there's no way I could have thrown those pitches. Abner never would have believed a ball could move like that. You ought to be real proud of yourself.
Jeffrey Jones: Yeah.
[sees Babe Ruth]
Jeffrey Jones: I didn't know he was going to take it so hard. He wasn't supposed to quit the game.
Phineas Bogg: Yeah. I guess that's why the Omni's red, huh? We gotta do a little bit more.
Jeffrey Jones: What?
Phineas Bogg: You know how to hit those pitches you taught me?
Jeffrey Jones: Sure. I was clean-up man on my little league team.
Phineas Bogg: How about teaching the Babe?
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Referenced in Voyagers!: The Trial of Phineas Bogg (1983) See more »

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