The now legendary, almost mythical character of Indiana Jones once had a childhood. Every episode starts out with the elderly man that he is in the 1990's getting into a specific situation where he has to tell a story from his past. The stories go back to when he was ten years old and on a world tour with his father, and to his late-teens when he fought in World War I.
Last Episode03x08 Travels with Father, Athens 1910 (2) Aired: Jun. 16, 1996
With his mother away and his teacher ill in bed, Indy takes a reluctant weekend trip to Athens with his father in search of philosophical answers …
Series Fun Facts
- Filmed in 23 different countries, traveling over 165,000 miles (aproximately six times around the world). Cast and crew shot for 152 weeks, making this the longest location shoot in history…
[show]Filmed in 23 different countries, traveling over 165,000 miles (aproximately six times around the world). Cast and crew shot for 152 weeks, making this the longest location shoot in history at that time. The series featured over 1.500 speaking parts, 50.000 extra's for whom over 120, 0000 meals were served. Enough 16-millimeter film was shot to go from New York to Phoenix.
- Although they are in no episodes together, Daniel Craig and Jeffery Wright both appeared in Casino Royale (2006) years later as James Bond and Felix Leiter
- River Phoenix, who played Young Indy in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade", was offered the title role, but turned it down, since he didn't want to return to television.