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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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Before the world discovered Indiana, Indiana discovered the world.


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TV-G | See all certifications »
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Trivia

This series is the first program on which Skywalker Sound did digital sound editing. See more »

Goofs

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

[Indy is dangling from the basket of a hot air balloon while flying over an African camp full of angry German soldiers]
Frederick Selous: [calling up to him] You were supposed to meet us back at the wagon!
Indiana Jones: I GOT SIDETRACKED!
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Alternate Versions

Some episodes were expanded to feature length for video release. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Creeping Terror (1994) See more »

User Reviews

This should be on video
19 March 1999 | by eye3See all my reviews

It was a ratings flop but that wasn't George Lucas' fault: network t.v. is too small a format for the life of Indiana Jones (even if he is fictional!)

Among other places, young Indy travels to Egypt, Dublin during the Easter Uprising and eastern Africa in World War I. He meets up with historical personages like young, fey Mid-East scholar T.E. Lawrence, more Irish writers and rebels than I can recall here, General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and his friend, Karen Blixen (a.k.a. Isak Denisen). And, as the phrase goes, that ain't all!

About only ten episodes were made but each of them is really a cinematic production in its own right, light-years better than your typical movie-of-the-week or mini-series.


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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(30 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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