After becoming nervous during a solar eclipse, Sarah inadvertently removes a statue of the fire god Pele from an ancient burial site on Bora Gora. This is followed by a series of odd occurrences, bad...
Pith-helmeted Buck is a Great White Hunter who here (unlike the real one from the 1940s) works out of the Raffles Hotel bar in Singapore during the 1930s fighting all kinds of bad guys in pre-war Malaya.
Jack Killian is an ex-cop in San Francisco. He quit the police force after accidentally shooting his partner. He was approached by Devon King, the manager of a local radio station, and ... See full summary »
Jake Cutter is a pilot and adventurer in Boragora, the port in the Marivella Islands in 1938. He flies his Grumman Goose amphibian on inter-island flights and finds adventure every week.Written by
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Faye Grant married actor Stephen Collins in April 1985 in New York City. They have a daughter, Kate (born in 1989). Grant met Collins during production of Episode 17: "Last Chance Louie" on Tales of the Gold Monkey. See more »
The series takes place in 1938 with some flashbacks to 1937 and 1936, and repeated references are made to the fact that Jake flew with the American Volunteer Group or "Flying Tigers" prior to his adventures in the show. The only problem is that the AVG did not see its first combat action until December 20th 1941 (that's three years after the events in the series are supposed to have taken place). We also see at least one flashback of Jake as a Tiger, fighting Japanese "Zeros". The Mitsubishi A6M. or "Zero" never fought against the AVG. Japan sent 15 Zeros to China in 1939, before the Tigers existed, two were shot down and the remaining 13 were recalled prior to that attack on Pearl Harbour, two weeks before the AVG saw its first combat action. The AVG only fought Ki-27 "Nates" and Ki-43 "Oscars". They shot down 290 of them. See more »
I just happened to think of this show one night as I was on the web, and so I decided to look it up. I was SIX years old when this show aired on TV, but I still remember it, ever so hazily. Like the other commentees - I too was captured by it in my youth and would love to see it again. Strange it is that we all seem to have looked it up at about the same time, '98-'99.
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