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Otherworld 

Thrown into another dimension, a family must keep ahead of a tyrannical state's hunters while searching for a way home.

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Roderick Taylor
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Sam Groom ...  Hal Sterling 8 episodes, 1985
Gretchen Corbett ...  June Sterling 8 episodes, 1985
Tony O'Dell ...  Trace Sterling 8 episodes, 1985
Jonna Lee Jonna Lee ...  Gina Sterling 8 episodes, 1985
Jonathan Banks ...  Kroll 8 episodes, 1985
Chris Hebert ...  Smith Sterling 6 episodes, 1985
Wayne Alexander ...  Lieutenant / ... 4 episodes, 1985
Peter Bromilow ...  Praetor 3 episodes, 1985
Brandon Crane ...  Smith Sterling 2 episodes, 1985
Michael Rider ...  Officer 2 episodes, 1985
Janet Graham Janet Graham ...  Woman / ... 2 episodes, 1985
Rodger LaRue Rodger LaRue ...  Corporal 2 episodes, 1985
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Storyline

The Sterling family goes on vacation to Egypt and visits one of the pyramids. However, they get lost while wandering around in the labyrithine interior of the pyramid. When they finally make it out of the pyramid, they discover that they're no longer on Earth. Instead, they've somehow been transported to another planet. And the natives (run by an autocratic dictator) aren't very friendly... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dimensione Alfa See more »

Filming Locations:

Yuma, Arizona, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

During the opening titles, can be seen briefly some images of Imar, Thel's capital. In true, the images are negatived pictures of New York City (the Twin Towers can be appreciated in the distance as well as Brooklyn's Bridge). See more »

Quotes

[Opening title narration.]
Narrator: Other worlds lie outside our seeing. Beyond the beyond. At the edge... of within. The Great Pyramid: erected by the ancient ones as a barricade. At the portal between two dimensions, two separate realities. This is the story of one family, drawn through a mysterious vortex into the other world -- and of their perilous trek homeward.
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I loved this show
19 January 2004 | by PlumpkinSee all my reviews

I loved this show. I was in high school at the time, and I can't believe I actually remember that Tony O'Dell was the actor who played the boy. Everytime I see the actor that played Kroll, I remember him with the scar and how evil he was.

I remember the Rock and Roll episode, and my dad complained that they went from playing the Beatles to modern rock way to quickly and they should have had the music evolve more slowly and naturally.

I remember the dad selling something like Tupperware called like, Burpoware or something like that. It was the episode that auctioned off the son, and the women were the 1950's type men.

There was an episode where everyone wore white, but I don't remember much about it (they were maybe in a spa of some sort?)

I was so sad when it never returned to the air.


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