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
- Whit Bissell, who played General Kirk, was also in two adaptations of the H.G. Wells novel which popularised time machines: The Time Machine and The Time Machine (1978) (TV).
- SPOILER: Due to the cancellation of the series after one season, Doug and Tony never returned home. In the DVD interview, Robert Colbert said that had the show been renewed for another…
[show]SPOILER: Due to the cancellation of the series after one season, Doug and Tony never returned home. In the DVD interview, Robert Colbert said that had the show been renewed for another season, Producer Irwin Allen was planning to have the time tunnel finally bring them home, and the new scripts would have them going into the time tunnel each week to "fix" wrongs that happened in history, much like the show Quantum Leap.
- Because eligibility requirements for the 1967 and 1968 Emmy Awards overlapped, the program received Emmy nominations in two separate ceremonies.