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Fantastic Journey, The (Columbia 1977, Jared Martin, Katie Saylor)

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Scfi drama series The Fantastic Journey followed a group of scientists and the crew of the yacht they are on after they are lost inside the Bermuda Triangle. The series then detailed their attempts to get home as they pass through different communities/time zones inside the triangle.

cast
Jared Martin as Varian
Carl Franklin as Dr. Fred Walters
Ike Eisenmann as Scott Jordan
Katie Saylor as Liana
Roddy McDowall as Dr. Jonathan Willoway

crew details
Creator and Executive Producer: Bruce Lansbury
Theme Music: Robert Prince
Producer: Leonard Katzman

production details
Country: USA
Studio: Columbia
Duration: 60 minutes
Aired From: 1977 | 10×60 minutes and 1×70 minutes

THE EPISODES

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1. VORTEX
A group of scientists get their ship lost inside the Bermuda Triangle, landing on a mysterious island they team up with man from the future (century 23 in fact), Varian, who may be able to help them get home.

guest cast
IAN McSHANE as Sir James Camden / LEIF ERICKSON as Ben Wallace / SUSAN HOWARD as Eve / KAREN SOMERVILLE as Jill / SCOTT THOMAS as Professor Jordan / SCOTT BRADY as Carl Johanson

WRITERS: Michael Michaelian, Kathryn Michaelian Powers, Merwin Gerard / STORY: Merwin Gerard
DIRECTOR: Andrew V. McLaglen

 

SEASON ONE 9 Episodes / 1977

1. ATLANTIUM
In an area run by The Atlantians the team tangle with a sinister brain like being called the Source who decides it needs the mind of Scott to keep it going.

guest cast
GARY COLLINS as Dar-L / ALBERT STRATTON as Itar / JASON EVERS as Atar / MARY ANN MOBLEY as Rhea

WRITER: Kathryn Michaelian Powers
DIRECTOR: Barry Crane

 

2. BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN
Liana meets up with the slightly strange Jonathan Willoway who is running a community full of androids.

guest cast
JOHN DAVID CARSON as Cyrus / MARJ DUSEY as Rachel / JOSEPH DELLA SORTE as Aren

WRITER: Howard Livingstone
DIRECTOR:- IRVING MOORE

 

3. THE CHILDREN OF THE GODS
The group tangle with a group of adult hating kids.

guest cast
MARK LAMBERT as Alpha / BOBBY EILBACHER as Sigma / STANLEY CLAY as Beta / COSIE COSTA as Delta

WRITER: Leonard Katzman
DIRECTOR: Alf Kjellin

 

4. A DREAM OF CONQUEST
In their latest zone the group cross swords with a tyrant planning to take control of all the different time zones.

guest cast
JOHN SAXON as Consul Tarant / MORGAN PAULL as Argon / ROBERT PATTEN as Luther / LENORE STEVENS as Lara / BOBBY PORTER as Neffring

WRITER: Michael Michaelian
DIRECTOR: Vincent McEveety

 

5. AN ACT OF LOVE
Varian meets and falls in love with the alien Gwenith.

guest cast
CHRISTINA HART as Gwenith / ELLEN WESTON as Maera / VIC MOHICA as Baros / JONATHAN GOLDSMITH as Zaros

WRITER: Richard Fielder
DIRECTOR: Virgil Vogel

 

6. FUNHOUSE
The sinister Appolonius who runs his own funhouse provides trouble for the group.

guest cast
MEL FERRER as Appolonius / MARY FRANN as Roxanne / RICHARD LAWSON as Barker

WRITER: Michael Michaelian
DIRECTOR: Art Fisher

 

7. TURNABOUT
When the group enter a zone where women are enslaved Liana finds herself in trouble.

guest cast
JOAN COLLINS as Queen Halyana / JULIE COBB as Adrea / PAUL MANTEE as Morgan / BEVERLEY TODD as Connell

WRITER: D.C. Fontana / Ken Kolb
DIRECTOR: Victor French

 

8. RIDDLES
The group discover that a stone may hold the key to getting back to their own times.

guest cast
DALE ROBINETTE as Kedryn / DAX XANOS as The Rider / CAROLE DEMAS as Krysta / WILLIAM O’CONNELL as Simkin

WRITER: Kathryn Michaelian Powers
DIRECTOR: David Moessinger

 

9. THE INNOCENT PREY
A pair of crooks join the group and when they arrive in a time zone whose people don’t know anything about trouble they soon manage to upset the apple cart.

guest cast
NICHOLAS HAMMOND as Tye / RICHARD JAECKAL as York / LEW AYRES as Rayat / CHERYL LADD as Natica / JIM PAYNER as Roland

WRITER: Robert Hamilton
DIRECTOR: Vincent McEveety

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