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Thrown into another dimension, a family must keep ahead of a tyrannical state's hunters while searching for a way home.

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Roderick Taylor
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Complete series cast summary:
Sam Groom ...  Hal Sterling 8 episodes, 1985
Gretchen Corbett ...  June Sterling 8 episodes, 1985
Tony O'Dell ...  Trace Sterling 8 episodes, 1985
Jonna Lee Jonna Lee ...  Gina Sterling 8 episodes, 1985
Jonathan Banks ...  Kroll 8 episodes, 1985
Chris Hebert ...  Smith Sterling 6 episodes, 1985
Wayne Alexander ...  Lieutenant / ... 4 episodes, 1985
Peter Bromilow ...  Praetor 3 episodes, 1985
Brandon Crane ...  Smith Sterling 2 episodes, 1985
Michael Rider ...  Officer 2 episodes, 1985
Janet Graham Janet Graham ...  Woman / ... 2 episodes, 1985
Rodger LaRue Rodger LaRue ...  Corporal 2 episodes, 1985
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Storyline

The Sterling family goes on vacation to Egypt and visits one of the pyramids. However, they get lost while wandering around in the labyrithine interior of the pyramid. When they finally make it out of the pyramid, they discover that they're no longer on Earth. Instead, they've somehow been transported to another planet. And the natives (run by an autocratic dictator) aren't very friendly... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dimensione Alfa See more »

Filming Locations:

Yuma, Arizona, USA

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Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Runtime:

(8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The average day on Thel is 25 hours long. See more »

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[After destroying the thought-monitoring device]
Hal Sterling: Your thoughts are your own.
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One episode in particular....
6 December 2002 | by Rust-3See all my reviews

I remember one episode where the older brother and sister became pop-super-stars after performing a cover of the Beatles' "I Wanna Hold Your hand" to All the teenagers in one of the zones where the TV programs and music totally sucked. They became bigger and bigger covering music from our dimension and passing it off as their own. I vaguely remember one scene where, with their new-found riches, they go on a shopping spree and end up finding side-by-side barbie-and-ken-like dolls of themselves. Of course, when their pursuers catch up to them, they have to leave the fame and glory and high-tale it to the next zone, but not after they start a "rock-n-roll revolution". This show was consistently the weirdest thing I remember watching on television. I was about eight and I remember watching this on USA-cable network. The only other episodes I have vague recollections of were the first one with the androids and the last one with the hack- beauty and the beast story (with the mother as "Beauty"!)


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