Dinotopia (2002–2003)
Frank misses cars, so he builds one that runs on methane. It's a hit and everyone wants one, but the town bans them for making noise and polluting. To make his cars legal again, Frank joins the mayoral race but becomes corrupted by power.


Mario Azzopardi


Simon Moore (teleplay), Nick Harding




Episode credited cast:
Michael Attwell ... Hugo
József Gyabronka József Gyabronka ... Dr. Koorosh
Ben O'Brien Ben O'Brien ... Lorenzo
John Owens ... Minch
Zoltan Papp Zoltan Papp ... Martino


Frank wishes he could drive cars again, so he manages to build a methane-powered vehicle. His car immediately becomes the talk of the town and now everyone wants one. Despite their popularity, the town council decides to ban cars since they make too much noise that disrupts the town's idyllic daily life, pollute the environment and threaten the town's traditional dinosaur-based transportation system. Since mayoral election is being held soon, Frank decides to enter the race against fiscally cautious Zipeau and the beloved current Mayor as a third party maverick candidate with only one goal in mind - to make his cars legal again. Marion warns him that Dinotopia had already had a chance to involve into an industrial society but eventually decided not to, since it would ruin their peaceful way of life and produce much misery for many traditionalist Dinotopians during the long and complicated transitioning period from one system to the other. However, Frank simply doesn't care and fairly ...

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Release Date:

20 July 2003 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Car Wars See more »

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