TIME TEAM SPECIAL: DINOSAUR
UK / Channel 4 – Video Text Communication / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 30 December 2001 @ 8.00pm
Producer and Director: Simon Raikes / Executive Producer: Philip Clarke
TONY ROBINSON and PHIL HARDING hit the highways of America on a road trip to some of the dinosaur capitals of the world. After joining a museum dig to excavate the bones of the T-Rex’s ancestor, they uncover the big bucks tourist industry that dinosaur hunting has spawned in the US, and Tony gets his first ever chance to do some digging as a paying punter on a commercial dig.
Their journey culminates in a trip to the Badlands, where they accompany world famous dinosaur hunter JACK HORNER in digging up some of the best preserved remains of a T-Rex ever discovered.