About the Series
Genre: US Sci-Fi Series
First Transmission: 1966
The Time Tunnel is an American colour science-fiction TV series, created by Irwin Allen.
The show follows the adventures of scientists Tony and Doug, who have been inadvertently trapped inside the time tunnel, a top-secret experimental time machine created by the U.S. government. They travel randomly backwards and forwards in time visiting the sites of many important historical events. The tunnel’s operators frantically try to retrieve them.
A pilot for a new series was produced in 2002, but did not proceed to a series.
James Darren: Dr Tony Newman
Robert Colbert: Dr Doug Phillips
Whit Bissell: Lt. Gen. Heywood Kirk
Lee Meriwether: Dr Ann MacGregor
Best Episode [ S1 Ep4 ]
The Day the Sky Fell In – Tony and Doug find themselves at Pearl harbour the day that the Japanese attacked. Tony Newman confronts his own past and wants to know what happened to his father.
30 September 1966
Imdb Score [7.7]
Worst Episode [ S1 Ep29 ]
Raiders from Outer Space – During the Battle of Khartoum in 1883, Tony and Doug stumble upon aliens who plan to conquer the Earth using missiles. A bomb is sent through the Time Tunnel to prevent any interference with their plans.
31 March 1967
Imdb Score – [5.4]
Full Episode Guide
Key:- Blue highlighted episodes rated in the top half, brown highlighted episodes rated in the bottom half.
Rendezvous with Yesterday (1966) –
Tony enters the tunnel and lands on the Titanic. Doug tries to retrieve him.
One Way to the Moon (1966) –
Tony and Doug find themselves 10 years in the future on a rocket bound for the moon.
End of the World (1966) –
Our duo materialise in the year 1910 and are joined by a scientist who believes Halley’s comet will end all life.
The Day the Sky Fell In (1966) –
Tony confronts his own past at Pearl harbour.
The Last Patrol (1966) –
Tony and Doug materialise behind the British lines in the War of 1812.
Crack of Doom (1966) –
Tony and Doug are transported to Krakatoa just before a catastrophic eruption.
Revenge of the Gods (1966) –
Tony and Doug end up in 1200BC in the middle of the war between the Greeks and Trojans.
Massacre (1966) –
The two transport to the year 1876 in the middle of Custer’s battle.
Devil’s Island (1966) –
Reign of Terror (1966) –
Secret Weapon (1966) –
The Death Trap (1966) –
The Alamo (1966) –
Night of the Long Knives (1966) –
Invasion (1966) –
The Revenge of Robin Hood (1966) –
Kill Two by Two (1967) –
Visitors From Beyond the Stars (1967) –
The Ghost of Nero (1967) –
Tony and Doug land in a villa that is haunted by the ghost of the Roman Emperor Nero.
The Walls Of Jericho (1967) –
Idol of Death (1967) –
Billy the Kid (1967) –
Pirates of Deadman’s Island (1967) –
Chase Through Time (1967) –
The Death Merchant (1967) –
Attack of the Barbarians (1967) –
Merlin the Magician (1967) –
The Kidnappers (1967) –
Dr Ann MacGregor is kidnapped by a time traveler and Tony and Doug have to rescue her.
Raiders From Outer Space (1967) –
During the Battle of Khartoum in 1883, Tony and Doug stumble upon aliens who plan to conquer the Earth using missiles.
Town of Terror (1967) –
It’s 1978 and Tony and Doug have to prevent aliens from stealing all the oxygen from the planet Earth.