|The Time Tunnel|
|Genre||Science fiction drama|
|Created by||Irwin Allen|
|Starring|| James Darren as Dr. Tony Newman|
Robert Colbert as Dr. Doug Phillips
Whit Bissell as General Heywood "Woody" Kirk
|Theme music composer||unknown|
|Opening theme||The Time Tunnel theme music|
|Composer(s)|| John Williams|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1 (1966) plus one made for television film (1982)|
|No. of series||1 (1966)|
|No. of episodes||30 (List of episodes)|
|Related shows|| Land of the Giants (1968-1970)|
Lost in Space (1965-1968)
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)
The Time Tunnel is a science fiction television show that aired between 1966-1967. It was released by 20th Century Fox and broadcast on ABC. The show ran for a single season of 30 episodes.
- James Darren as Dr. Tony Newman
- Robert Colbert - Dr. Doug Phillips
- Whit Bissell - General Heywood "Woody" Kirk
- Lee Meriwether - Dr. Ann MacGregor
- John Zaremba - Dr. Raymond Swain
About the ShowEdit
The adventures of scientists Tony Newman and Doug Phillips, lost in the vortex of time during an experiment to prove the effectiveness of the Time Tunnel. Both men are bounced from one era to the next as the personnel of the Tunnel (known as Project Tick-Toc) keep them alive while they try to bring them home.
- The Time Tunnel was producer Irwin Allen's favorite show that he created.
- Despite earning good reviews in general, the ratings for the show were not high enough to warrant it being renewed for a second season unless Irwin Allen would reduce the budget. He refused and the show was canceled. Consequently with the final episode ("Town of Terror"), the viewer does not know if Newman and Phillips ever make it back home or if they were stuck in time forever, as the show ended with a brief montage of scenes from the show's pilot of "Rendezvous with Yesterday".