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]