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Land of the Lost 

A family is thrown back in time and must survive in a dinosaur dominated land.
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1976   1975   1974  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Wesley Eure ...  Will Marshall 43 episodes, 1974-1976
Kathy Coleman Kathy Coleman ...  Holly Marshall 43 episodes, 1974-1976
Spencer Milligan ...  Rick Marshall 30 episodes, 1974-1975
Phillip Paley ...  Cha-Ka 29 episodes, 1974-1976
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The Marshalls - widowed ranger father Rick, and his two children Will and Holly - are on an outdoor expedition like they have many times before. While rafting on this trip, an earthquake opens up a chasm resulting in them tumbling across some raging rapids and over an unknown waterfall. They end up alive but in a world unfamiliar to them, a world they will ultimately coin the Land of the Lost. It is inhabited by creatures some they have never seen or heard of, and some which no longer exist in the world they knew back home, creatures such as dinosaurs. They will find that some of these creatures are friendly, and some of them which they need to stay away from for their lives. As they eke out a life in this strange land, they try to understand what got them here so that they can make their way back home, that process which is fraught with its own dangers based on the unknowns of what is on the path to home. What they are also initially unaware of is that Rick's brother, fellow ranger ... Written by Huggo

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Im Land der Saurier See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(43 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Former Cleveland Cavs and Detroit Pistons center Bill Laimbeer was a Sleestak during the show's first season. See more »

Quotes

[The alien Enik has made a startling discovery about the temporal doorway that has led him and the Marshalls to this world]
Enik: I cannot leave here. Nothing can leave here, unless an object of equal mass and temporal energy enters.
Will Marshall: Well, that means we can't leave either, unless three other people come in.
Enik: Yes, but there is more. You should not be here at all. Your presence here is the source of my problem. Look...
[Enik opens the time doorway onto a view of the Grand Canyon]
Will Marshall: It's Earth! Enik, if I ...
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This show rules - forget the crappy 1991 remake!
7 September 1999 | by xman1974See all my reviews

Yes! This is the BEST Sid and Marty Kroft show that ever was. The first two seasons are brilliant from the great theme song ("Marshall, Will, and Holly on a river expedition ran into the greatest earthquake ever knoooooooown....." to the above average scripts, special fx, and acting.

However, the third season really fell apart and the two kids on the show starting singing these horrible musical numbers. Also, their dad left the show to be replaced by their uncle and the scripts got hokey and contrived.

All that being said...My overall of the opinion of the show remains really favorable though. The Sleekstacks scared the doo-doo out of me as a kid although they never could move any faster than in a shuffle. For a kid's show, this one was REALLY good and I will remember it forever.

Forget the 1991 remake...It is stupid beyond belief isn't even worth comment.


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