The Time Tunnel

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At a government based buried deep in the Arizona desert, America’s greatest and most secret project is underway: The Time Tunnel. But when an experiment goes awry, two scientists, Dr. Douglas Phillips (Robert Colbert) and Dr. Anthony Newman (James Darren), find themselves swept into the infinite swirl of time, tumbling between past and future events, helplessly hurled from one adventure to the next.

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  • 6/2 4:00AMVisitors from Beyond the Stars
    "In 1885 Arizona, aliens force Tony and Doug to help them deplete the Earth's protein foodstuffs."
  • 6/9 4:00AMThe Ghost of Nero
    "In 1915, the travelers try to keep the ghost of Nero from taking revenge on a descendant of Nero's rival."
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Season 1
  • Season 1

Ep 1: Rendezvous with Yesterday

Tony and Doug find themselves back in 1912 aboard the ill-fated Titanic. Aired: 9/9/1966

Ep 2: One Way to the Moon

Tony and Doug materialize on the first manned flight to Mars, where their added weight forces a change in flight plans. Aired: 9/16/1966

Ep 3: End of the World

In a 1910 mining town, Tony and Doug try to rescue 200 miners trapped by a cave-in. Aired: 9/23/1966

Ep 4: The Day the Sky Fell In

At Pearl Harbor on December 6, 1941, Tony and Doug find Tony's father, reported missing after the attack. Aired: 9/30/1966

Ep 5: The Last Patrol

Tony and Doug are charged with espionage when they land in Louisiana just before the battle of New Orleans. Aired: 10/7/1966

Ep 6: The Crack of Doom

Landing on Krakatoa in 1883, the time travelers try to convince a British scientist that the volcano is about to explode. Aired: 10/14/1966

Ep 7: Revenge of the Gods

Tony and Doug materialize near ancient Troy just before the last battle between the Trojans and Greeks. Aired: 10/21/1966

Ep 8: Massacre

The time travelers try to save themselves from the massacre of Custer's Seventh Cavalry. Aired: 10/28/1966

Ep 9: Devil's Island

The travelers materialize in 1895 on Devil's Island, where they try to help French captain Alfred Dreyfus escape. Aired: 11/11/1966

Ep 10: Reign of Terror

In Paris during the French Revolution, the time travelers agree to aid Marie Antoinette in exchange for safe-conduct passes. Aired: 11/18/1966

Ep 11: Secret Weapon

In an Iron Curtain country, Tony and Doug pose as scientists to investigate a primitive enemy time-tunnel in 1956. Aired: 11/25/1966

Ep 12: The Death Trap

In 1861, Tony and Doug are involved in a plot to assassinate President-elect Abraham Lincoln. Aired: 12/2/1966

Ep 13: The Alamo

In 1836, the travelers find themselves trapped with the defenders of the Alamo. Aired: 12/9/1966

Ep 14: Night of the Long Knives

In 19th-century India, Tony and Doug join forces with Rudyard Kipling to forestall an uprising by mountain tribesmen. Aired: 12/16/1966

Ep 15: Invasion

June 1944. Near Cherbourg, France, Tony and Doug are captured by the Gestapo just before the Allied invasion. Aired: 12/23/1966

Ep 16: The Revenge of Robin Hood

In 13th-century England, Tony and Doug join Robin Hood's revolt against evil King John. Aired: 12/30/1966

Ep 17: Kill Two By Two

Tony and Doug are hunted by two officers on a Japanese-held island in 1945. Aired: 1/6/1967

Ep 18: Visitors from Beyond the Stars

In 1885 Arizona, aliens force Tony and Doug to help them deplete the Earth's protein foodstuffs. Aired: 1/13/1967

Ep 19: The Ghost of Nero

In 1915, the travelers try to keep the ghost of Nero from taking revenge on a descendant of Nero's rival. Aired: 1/20/1967

Ep 20: The Walls of Jericho

Warrior-prophet Joshua sends Tony and Doug into Jericho as spies before he attacks the Biblical city. Aired: 1/27/1967

Ep 21: Idol of Death

In 1519, Tony and Doug vow to slow down Cortez's conquest of Mexico. Aired: 2/3/1967

Ep 22: Billy the Kid

The time travelers find themselves being hunted by Billy the Kid. Aired: 2/10/1967

Ep 23: Pirates of Deadman's Island

In 1805, the travelers try to escape from a pirate's Barbary Coast lair before it is shelled by U.S. warships. Aired: 2/17/1967

Ep 24: Chase Through Time

Planting a bomb in the time tunnel, a saboteur leads Tony and Doug on a chase through three epochs. Aired: 2/24/1967

Ep 25: The Death Merchant

Tony and Doug set out to checkmate the crafty Machiavelli, who is making a game of the Civil War battle at Gettysburg. Aired: 3/3/1967

Ep 26: Attack of the Barbarians

In 13th-century Asia, Tony and Doug aid Marco Polo in defending a fort against Mongols led by Genghis Khan's grandson. Aired: 3/10/1967

Ep 27: Merlin the Magician

In England, the time travelers try to help Merlin the magician secure the throne for young King Arthur. Aired: 3/17/1967

Ep 28: The Kidnappers

In an attempt to rescue Ann from kidnappers, Tony and Doug travel more than 6000 years into the future. Aired: 3/24/1967

Ep 29: Raiders from Outer Space

Tony and Doug are at Khartoum in 1883 when the world is menaced by conquerors from outer space. Aired: 3/31/1967

Ep 30: Town of Terror

Tony and Doug are propelled into the future (1978) to fight invaders siphoning off the Earth's oxygen. Aired: 4/7/1967