Robert Colbert and James Darren in The Time Tunnel (1966) The Storyteller eBid Store - The Storyteller. They are brought in because they are interested in seeing the future of their program, and they are enlisted to help retrieve Tony and Doug. General Kirk is able to send back igniters to make the bombs successful. Tony recovers and swims out to the U.S. flagship. A short "teaser" from next week's episode was shown at the end of each episode as Doug and Tony arrived at their next destination. They are mistaken for two of the prisoners who have escaped and are imprisoned in their stead. Beard shoots and kills him. Robert Colbert (born July 26, 1931) is an American actor most noted for his leading role portraying Dr. Doug Phillips on the ABC television series The Time Tunnel and his two appearances as Brent Maverick, a third Maverick brother in the ABC/Warner Brothers western Maverick starring James Garner, Jack Kelly, Roger Moore, and Colbert.. In the U.S., they can now be seen on the Encore Action cable network at various times. The prop computer looked realistic because it was an array of memory modules from the Air Force's recently decommissioned SAGE computer. There are 49 states in the United States. Nearly all location shooting was filmed in and around southern California. They fool the curator into thinking that they had eaten the drugged food pills that would have rendered them sedated for mind extraction. Batu comes up with a plan to kidnap Sarit and marry her, thereby uniting the various Mongol tribes behind him in his quest. Featuring a mock up of the original Project Tic-Toc set and animated Time Tunnel-style title sequence, the main characters are also called Doug and Tony. The trouble was, there was a war on in the past - and the bomb was in enemy territory.. Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and Police Department contact Tobias. But Flynn has been fatally stabbed, so he reveals Phillips was a bitter man before the time storm, but he now has a family. For the pilot episode, a large control room set was built, and a longer Time Tunnel was created using optical matte shots. Merlin prevents the Time Tunnel personnel from moving Tony and Doug from 544 to the point of injuring Ray with an electric shock while never explaining why Doug and Tony apart from any others are needed. Stiles' is monitoring the Time Tunnel—no explanation is given as to why Gen. Kirk, Ann, and Dr. Swain are not at the controls 'as usual' when the 'move' occurs. A woman in Air Force Special Services heard his voice and recruited him to act in a performance of The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. To help the Time ... We've curated a list of lesser-known films to help you explore the space-time continuum from the comfort of your couch. Was this review helpful to you? Toni Newman tells Doug she used to have three brothers and two sisters before the time storm accident but is now an only child. Details about The Time Tunnel #155 Robert Colbert 1960s TV Card Spain. The Time Tunnel 1967 ABC-TV Japanese book with record album. The picture and sound quality have been improved a great deal compared to the DVD version. Written by This chapter is loosely based on the campaign of General Gordon. Tony states that he was born in 1938. Though made for the UK, the Blu-ray set is in fact all-region and plays in US players. Batu–a grandson of Genghis Khan–feels he is the rightful heir of Genghis, but he has to overcome Kublai Khan. She persuades him to go back to his ship, where he is intentionally killed by one of his own crew. Aliens From Another Planet, was produced using episodes 24 ("Chase Through Time") and 18 ("Visitors From Beyond The Stars"). Brandon succeeds in exploding the Time Tunnel control panel with plastic explosive before he is exposed later by security Master Sergeant Jiggs. Allen's wife, Sheila, and two producers of the 2002 FOX remake (Kevin Burns and Jon Jashni) began work on the new pilot. The Time Tunnel is an American color science-fiction TV series, written around a theme of time travel adventure and starring James Darren and Robert Colbert. The radiometer detects such a mass, which convinces Ainsley that he was wrong. They outwit and kill OTT, who by a power pack remains awake to patrol the alien complex; Ann sends herself back to the Time Tunnel control room with the converter by way of the alien time machine, and Doug and Tony are transferred away in the nick of time. The German major orders them to stay in the room as prisoners while the Germans use the villa to observe the movements of Italian forces. Episode 26 ("Attack of the Barbarians") explores the scenario of one of the time travelers falling in love with someone from the past: Tony and the Princess Serit, daughter of Kublai Khan. Such a mass would be invisible. The unconvinced captain has Tony arrested as a stowaway and held incommunicado, although he is seen and heard by those in the Time Tunnel control room, who are tracking him. The four of them try to retrieve the mask before the Spaniards gain it. The films were made available to stations in two formats, a 100 minute length for a 2-hour slot, and a 75-minute length for a 90 minute slot. Recognizing his ancestor, Colonel Southall (also Carroll O'Connor), and confessing that he does not have long to live anyway, General Southall insists on going back to order Colonel Southall to release the two scientists and to find out why he led his troops into the strong point of the opposing army. Tony and Doug arrive somewhere in the Mediterranean on a pirate ship during the First Barbary War and are captured and taken to an island. As Jerry is led away from the Tunnel, he suffers cardiac arrest due to shock, and is saved by the resourcefulness of Ann, who uses the severed power cords as a makeshift resuscitator to revive him. James Darren and Robert Colbert participated in a Q&A session on stage about their careers, most notably The Time Tunnel (1966-67 In the premiere episode, "Rendezvous with Yesterday", Captain Smith of the Titanic is called "Malcolm" when, historically, his name was "Edward". Why did they go back to the Titanic in the last episode. Continuity errors and errors in historical fact occurred in the series. In their efforts to hide from the battling armies, they encounter two aliens who take them prisoner. Likewise, this can easily be dismissed by pointing out that watching Doug, Tony and Historical Figure of The Week making hand signals and drawing pictures in the sand for an hour just to say "Hi", might make for pretty dull viewing. Knowing about the impending attack and the incident of the cracking of the ridgepole of the sod roof of Hanrahan's saloon where Tony and Doug were staying, they caused the cracking themselves by shooting at the pole. Joshua comes to believe they are who they say they are–time travelers–and sends them to spy inside the city. When the resident arrives, he calls her (Rahab) because, from the Biblical account, she is the one who sheltered the two Israelite spies. The record is pressed in blue-vinyl and contains the time-travel drama "Adventure in the Lost World." Doug Phillips (David Conrad) is the main character, and Tony Newman's character was replaced by Toni Newman, a minor female character. An alien time traveler from the future called OTT (acronym for "Official Time Traveler") (played by Del Monroe) appears in the Time Tunnel control room and abducts Dr. Ann MacGregor. The names of the secondary officers are also fictitious, though Walter Lord's best-selling nonfiction book about the event, A Night to Remember, had been released nine years earlier. Usually it finds more problems than answers... David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. The pirates take Armando and Doug onto their ship during the battle. Thirty-odd years on I can promise you that Babylon 5, Farscape and whatever Star Trek show is currently airing, will look just as dated and unsophisticated. Dr. Phillips has been made cooperative by the aliens. View production, box office, & company info. Doug goes to look for weaknesses in the Viking-held castle, and he and Guinevere, who followed Doug, are captured as well. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. In the opening episode a Senator arrives and threatens to shut down the project unless substantial progress is made in the form of sending someone back in time. After several years of delay, the Time Tunnel is finally released on Blu-ray on 5 Nov 2018 as promised... lt’s really worth the wait if you are a fan of the series like me. History itself hints at the possibility of Serit marrying Tony as Ann informs General Kirk. Sometimes they traveled into the future, and battled alien invaders. Brandon had become expendable, which Beard becomes ten years later if he is successful in destroying the M.E.M. Books, audio-books, DVD and blu ray. As they roll down the hill, they are confronted by Mexican soldiers from nearby San Antonio de Béxar attacking the Alamo. Since Tony and Doug are still lost in time, Senator Clark assures Time Tunnel control that he will not discontinue funding. Ann's abduction was the "bait" to have them relocated there by the Time Tunnel. The other prisoners are not interested in escape until Captain, A barn in an abandoned northern neighborhood of, A hill outside the Alamo provides the entry point of the time travelers. Doug follows shortly after to rescue him, but they both continue to be lost in time. Tony and Doug are confronted by an ancestor of General Kirk, who is a dead ringer for him. Anyone who has actually watched the show will be able to give the answer that the two travellers are returned to the condition they were in when they were extracted from the RMS Titanic at the conclusion of their first adventure "Rendezvous With Yesterday" - it's a part of the transference process. With James Darren, Robert Colbert, Michael Ansara, Whit Bissell. He does this in the interests of humanity, which, in his view, would be adversely affected by a person from the future intruding into the past: ancestors of persons now living could be killed by a time traveler resulting in their descendants now living ceasing to exist or inventions and developments of the past being changed resulting in the wiping out of what exists in the present day.. $9.75 + $4.95 shipping . Project HQ utilizes the services of a paranormal researcher Dr. Steinholtz (played by John Hoyt), who suggests zapping Tony with 1,000,000 volts of electricity for one millisecond through the Tunnel to force the ghost out. Ann, a skeptic, decides that since a tornado is a natural phenomenon, that the fall of the walls was not a supernatural event, while Ray is convinced it was supernatural (perhaps because tornadoes are not known to strike in the Holy Lands). Unlike the television series, Project Tic-Toc is secretly begun and financed through the Defense Department without the consent of Congress. The actor is best known for his role in “The Time Tunnel” Episodes 2–23 begin with the following narration (voiced by Dick Tufeld): Two American scientists are lost in the swirling maze of past and future ages, during the first experiments on America's greatest and most secret project, the Time Tunnel. As he does this, he discloses the incredible facts explaining his own presence on board. Each week, Colbert and co-star James Darren were plunked down into a crucial moment in world history, courtesy of the 20th Century-Fox stock footage department. Stuck on a Pacific island that is about to be bombarded by the American Navy in February 1945, Doug and Tony are captured by a downed Japanese pilot and a Japanese Army sergeant. Shortly after their arrival they are reunited with Ann, and since the tunnel's fix on them is strong, Ray attempts to retrieve them. While Cortés is away watching the burning of his ships to prevent the rebellion of his troops, a member of the tribe frees the royal heir as well as Tony and Doug. Suddenly, in the middle of the ... See full summary ». The theme song for The Time Tunnel was composed by John Williams (credited as "Johnny Williams"). A band of Vikings then attack and Doug is felled by a sword while Tony and Arthur are captured. When the reactor was initiated (not shown in the episode), that caused an unintended "time storm" which uncontrollably changed history. It is printed on card stock, with a blank back and glossy front. Dr. Newman is thought to be an Arab spy, so he leads them to the alien base where one of the soldiers is killed. Your favorite tv-series that lasted only one season or less? Ray feels that they are dealing with forces well beyond control that might force them to choose to shield Time Tunnel personnel over rescuing Doug and Tony, Ann objects to discontinuing the rescue, and General Kirk encourages them to continue while working in safeguards. Doug and he go to Pilgrimage Hill outside of town to appeal to the townspeople. Some of these shots were homages to the Krell complex from the classic 1956 MGM film, Most episodes involved the capture or detention of Doug, Tony, or both, their escape, their recapture, and their escape. Traffic lights use red for "go" and green for "stop" while yellow retains its meaning. Condition:--not specified. A security check exposes his presence, and, with no other avenue of escape, he jumps into the Time Tunnel. The SciFi Channel announced in 2005 it would create a new pilot for its 2006/07 season. He is met outside the subterranean complex by Dr. Doug Phillips, who ushers him in. The knights storm the castle and drive the Vikings out while Tony kills Wogan in a sword fight. Dies: ‘Star Trek’ Actor And Son Of Hollywood Stars Was 79, William J. Creber, ‘Planet of the Apes’ Production Designer, Dies at 87, The 1960s Best TV Theme Songs and Opening Credits. When choosing one of our amazing photographic images you are acquiring a piece of art history from the world of entertainment.  In the Saint Louis library Doug finds out that he will marry Ann MacGregor, who is in love with him, and they will have three children. Dr. Berkhart arrives and treats Doug's shock with an injection and administers an anesthetic to Armando. Tony and Doug were able to utilize a vehicle capable of moving in both time and space developed by the Time Tunnel while they were in Adobe Walls. In response, the aliens send a bomb to the Time Tunnel control room that will explode in sixty minutes unless all personnel are evacuated to the upper levels of the complex. Tony and Doug travel with them to Adobe Walls just in time for the historic battle on June 27. Tony Newman and Doug Phillips now tumble helplessly toward a new fantastic adventure, somewhere along the infinite corridors of time. Senator Clark, rather than urging immediate human time travel as he does in the TV series, demands that Project Tic-Toc refrain from going forward with it. The team (Doug, Toni, Flynn, J.D., and Wix) must travel to the Battle of Hürtgen Forest in 1944 Germany during World War II. Doug and Tony blow the door of the cell off by improvising a pressure cooker from water, a pot and two thumbscrews. Meanwhile, Raul Niman (Robert Duvall), a spy for an unspecified country or organization, has planted a nuclear bomb somewhere in the complex. Dr. Doug Phillips retreats from the battlefield with a small group of Union soldiers, whose commander tells him to put on a Union uniform to avoid getting shot. Tony and Doug arrive in Paris, France in the middle of the French Revolution during the Reign of Terror. Doug gets to place his friend Marcel with his mother onto a lifeboat, and Tony persuades a reluctant Althea Hall to board one. In Time Bomb, an experimental nuclear missile was sent through the Time Tunnel - but something went wrong, and it wound up at the bottom of a pond within Mexico City, in the 1840s. Arthur declares he will make Doug and Tony his first knights, but they are transferred by the Tunnel. Tony and Doug arrive in the middle of the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War, where Dr. Tony Newman is quickly shell-shocked by an artillery blast. The Time Tunnel personnel send a shock through time to revive Tony and he is found by a small group of Confederate soldiers. It was made in 1966 and so, yes, it has dated and doesn't look as sophisticated as the SF shows of today - but don't forget that those modern shows are building on what came before. Ann MacGregor, Gen. Kirk and Dr. Swain are the scientists trying to fix the malfunctioning Time Tunnel and bring Doug and Tony back to the present (1968). This card is in EX/MT condition. The DVD box sets include nearly all full-length, uncut and unedited original network prints, but one episode, "Chase Through Time", was edited. Meanwhile, the saboteur Raul Nimon kills Dr. Alfred Stiles and plants a nuclear bomb with a timing device in the phase synchronizer console; however, the security seals all the exit and Nimon escapes through the time tunnel that is fixed in Doug and Tony. After several years of delay, the Time Tunnel is finally released on Blu-ray on 5 Nov 2018 as promised... lt’s really worth the wait if you are a fan of the series like me. Kirk has his heirloom ring sent back to possibly facilitate Doug and Tony's being recovered, but the ring had been a love token between Marie Antoinette and a foreign amour (i.e. Guinevere is imprisoned in a room by the Viking chieftain Wogan (Vincent Beck). Feb 14, 2013 - Welcome to the IANN pages dedicated to The Time Tunnel More information James Darren and Robert Colbert in front of the Time Tunnel in a picture used for a Spanish collectible sticker. Merlin frees them from their bonds, but tells them that they must free themselves from the locked room, since there is a limit to how much magic he can perform at a time. The Time Tunnel 1966 boxed board game from Ideal Toys (No. Ainsley's accurate prediction of the imminent disappearance of the comet's tail convinces the townspeople that the world will not end, and they proceed to the mine to rescue the trapped miners. 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