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Voyager from the Unknown (1982)

This film consists of two tales of time travel, combining science fiction characters with actual historical figures. Hexum stars as Phineas Bogg, a time traveler who teams up with an orphan... See full summary »

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... Phineas Bogg
... Jeffrey Jones
Suzanne Barnes ... Suzanne Brandes
... Wilbur Wright
Sam Chew Jr. ... Bruce Ismay
... Agnes Spence
... Haggerty (as Lee DeBroux)
... Eddie Rickenbacker
... Louis Pasteur
... Dr. Bernard
... Orville Wright
Hugh Reilly ... Captain Smith
... Olivia Dunn
... Mary Murphy
... Molly Brown
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This film consists of two tales of time travel, combining science fiction characters with actual historical figures. Hexum stars as Phineas Bogg, a time traveler who teams up with an orphan named Jeff. They visit important people from history as they try to get home, while at the same time not altering the path of history (ala Quantum Leap). Written by Fryingham

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Jon-Erik Hexum's debut film. See more »

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When Phineas and Jeffrey travel to a different time period, the string holding them up is visible. See more »

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Jeffrey Jones: You better be there Bogg... you better be there.
[Titanic ready to sink into the water]
Jeffrey Jones: [Jeffrey floats in the air, Molly Brown looks for him]
Molly Brown: Jeffrey? Jeffrey.
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Voyagers Are Time Lords
1 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

Voyager From The Unknown is a film made from the short lived, but acclaimed Voyager television series. Now that's a series that I'm surprised Nickelodeon or the Disney Channel hasn't picked up to do a 21st century version of.

It's hard to believe seeing Jon-Erik Hexum that in two years he'd be dead, victim of a senseless and stupid accidental shooting. As Phineas Bogg, voyager into time and space and setting history right, he seems so vibrant.

One thing I liked about this film is that while the bridging narrative is somewhat clumsy, it does give an indication of who the voyagers are and what they do. Maybe another word for them is Time Lords and is it possible their planet is named Gallifrey?

More than that, has the TARDIS been reduced to the size of an old watch. Just press the button and you're off. Well computers were once the size of buildings so anything is possible.

A lot of this film is taken from the episode involving Hexum and his young companion Meeno Peluce on the doomed Titanic where they meet another Voyager(Time Lord) in the person of shapely Tracy Brookes Swope. I did like the banter between Hexum and her.

I do hope the Voyager show is revived.


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