Scientists Tony Newman and Doug Phillips are the young heads of Project Tic-Toc, a $7 billion government installation buried beneath the desert. They have invented a Time Tunnel, which will allow people to visit anywhere in time and space. While testing it for an impatient senator, they became trapped in time, and each week travel to important historical event.
Last Episode01x30 Town of Terror Aired: Apr. 07, 1967
From the Mahdist War of 1883 Doug and Tony hurtle to the seaside town of Cliffport, Maine in September 10, 1978 – a full ten years in the future. …
The Time Tunnel: Season 1, Episode #23 - Pirates Of Deadman's Island
Tony and Doug are taken prisoners by pirates on the Barbary Coast in 1805 just as the American ships, which…
Series Fun Facts
- Previewed for fans (along with Star Trek: The Original Series) at the 1966 World SF Convention in Cleveland ahead of its TV premiere.
- Many episodes made extensive use of stock footage from the 20th Century0Fox film library, which allowed producer Irwin Allen to do shows against an "epic" backdrop that could not have been…
[show]Many episodes made extensive use of stock footage from the 20th Century0Fox film library, which allowed producer Irwin Allen to do shows against an "epic" backdrop that could not have been done on a television budget.
- At the time of its production from 1966-67, this series was the most expensive TV show ever produced by any studio. The Time Tunnel complex took up two huge soundstages at 20th Century-Fox.