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Directed by  Declan Eames
Original language(s)  English
Final episode date  15 October 1998
7.1/10 IMDb

Genre  Family drama
Composer(s)  Simon May
First episode date  1 September 1998
Director  Declan Eames
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Based on  The Swiss Family Robinson (novel)
Starring  Richard ThomasMargo GunnKieren Hutchison
Cast  Richard Thomas, Kieren Hutchison, Margo Gunn, Mia Koning, Charlotte Woollams
Similar  Swiss Family Robinson (1974 TV series), The Swiss Family Robinson (1975 TV series), The Adventures of Gulliver

The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson is a 1998 family adventure series that originally aired on the PAX network (now Ion Television). Based on the 1812 novel The Swiss Family Robinson, it follows the adventures of nine survivors of a shipwreck as they attempt to adapt to life on a deserted island. It lasted for one season.

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Background

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This was the fifth television series based on the 1812 novel and followed nearly a dozen theatrical and made-for-television film versions. Like many of these previous versions, it altered story lines and added several members to the cast of characters.

Broadcast

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The show contained 10 story arcs of three episodes each and aired on closely spaced dates over seven weeks in September and October 1998. It was one of the first shows broadcast on the newly formed PAX network.

Cast and characters

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  • Richard Thomas as David Robinson
  • Margo Gunn as Elizabeth Robinson
  • Kieren Hutchison as Ernst Robinson
  • Charlotte Woollams as Joanna Robinson
  • Mia Koning as Christina Robinson
  • Chantelle Yee as Emily Chen
  • K.C. Kelly as Jed Parsons
  • Gareth Howell as Ben Thomas
  • Junior Chile as Billy
  • Episodes

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    1. "Survival (Part 1)" (September 1, 1998)
    2. "Survival (Part 2)" (September 2, 1998)
    3. "Survival (Part 3)" (September 3, 1998)
    4. "The Island of the Gods (Part 1)" (September 4, 1998)
    5. "The Island of the Gods (Part 2)" (September 8, 1998)
    6. "The Island of the Gods (Part 3)" (September 9, 1998)
    7. "Invasion (Part 1)" (September 10, 1998)
    8. "Invasion (Part 2)" (September 11, 1998)
    9. "Invasion (Part 3)" (September 14, 1998)
    10. "Princess From the Sea (Part 1)" (September 15, 1998)
    11. "Princess From the Sea (Part 2)" (September 16, 1998)
    12. "Princess From the Sea (Part 3)" (September 17, 1998
    13. "Captives (Part 1)" (September 20, 1998)
    14. "Captives (Part 2)" (September 21, 1998)
    15. "Captives (Part 3)" (September 22, 1998)
    16. "The Ghost of Raven Jones (Part 1)" (September 23, 1998)
    17. "The Ghost of Raven Jones (Part 2)" (September 26, 1998)
    18. "The Ghost of Raven Jones (Part 3)" (September 27, 1998)
    19. "The Treasure Hunt (Part 1)" (September 28, 1998)
    20. "The Treasure Hunt (Part 2)" (September 29, 1998)
    21. "The Treasure Hunt (Part 3)" (October 2, 1998)
    22. "Star-Crossed Lovers (Part 1)" (October 3, 1998)
    23. "Star-Crossed Lovers (Part 2)" (October 4, 1998)
    24. "Star-Crossed Lovers (Part 3)" (October 5, 1998)
    25. "Paradise Lost (Part 1)" (October 8, 1998)
    26. "Paradise Lost (Part 2)" (October 9, 1998)
    27. "Paradise Lost (Part 3)" (October 10, 1998)
    28. "Boston (Part 1)" (October 11, 1998)
    29. "Boston (Part 2)" (October 14, 1998)
    30. "Boston (Part 3)" (October 15, 1998)

    Media information

    Questar/Sunset Home Visual Entertainment (SHE) released a complete series DVD in 2005.

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    References

    The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson Wikipedia