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The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles 

The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.

Creator:

George Lucas
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Saturday, August 21, 1993

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Years



2   1  
1993   1992  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Sean Patrick Flanery ...  Indiana Jones 22 episodes, 1992-1993
George Hall ...  Old Indy 22 episodes, 1992-1993
Ronny Coutteure Ronny Coutteure ...  Remy Baudouin 9 episodes, 1992-1993
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Storyline

The now legendary, almost mythical character of Indiana Jones once had a childhood. Every episode starts out with the elderly man that he is in the 1990's getting into a specific situation where he has to tell a story from his past. The stories go back to when he was ten years old and on a world tour with his father, and to his late-teens when he fought in World War I. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Taglines:

Before the world discovered Indiana, Indiana discovered the world.


Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Young Indiana Jones See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,600,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(30 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Did You Know?

Trivia

River Phoenix, who played Young Indiana Jones in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), was offered the title role, but turned it down, since he didn't want to return to television. See more »

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In close up shots of 9-year-old Henry Jr., you can clearly see that his actor, Corey Carrier, has deep brown eyes instead of Harrison Ford's trademark greenish-hazel eyes, or Sean Patrick Flannery's bright blue eyes. See more »

Quotes

Pablo Picasso: I love this town!
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Alternate Versions

Three seconds of animal cruelty have been cut by the British censors for "Daredevils Of The Desert". See more »

Connections

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User Reviews

A truly great TV series; should have lasted longer.....
6 October 2005 | by sbieg-1See all my reviews

We are surrounded by garbage. Look at what the TV industry tries to pass off as entertainment and I think you will agree. For every quality TV show produced there are several not worth watching. One of the gems was the "Young Indiana Jones" series. It was funny, somewhat educational, showed historical incidents from an interesting prospective, if not always accurate – one a younger viewer would enjoy enough to watch. It was very well written and touched on the facts laid out in the movies showing Indy as a middle aged Nazi fighter. In a one-hour show we were taken on a trip from today, to a time about 90 years ago, and back to today. It showed how an incident from this long ago as meaning in today's world. A life touched during WWI can make a huge difference in what happens today. A vacation taken with Teddy Roosevelt in 1906 can be tied t things happening today in a very interesting way. I would recommend this show for anyone – all ages will enjoy this show. For a TV show the production value was very good. The world shown was as correct as possible given today's limitations. The cars were right, the clothes were correct, and the locations were beautifully filmed. For a T show this is great entertainment.


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