CTVA US Adventure -"Swiss Family Robinson" (Irwin Allen//TCF/ABC) (1975-76) starring Martin Milner

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 Irwin Allen Productions

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"Swiss Family Robinson" (1975-76)
Swiss Family Robinson (1975-76)
 (UK title:  'Island Of Adventure')
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


Irwin Allen Production
Twentieth Century-Fox Television
for
ABC (Sundays 7:00 PM ET)
Based on the novel by Johann David Vyss

US Adventure series 1975-76 24 episodes x 60 min color
(14Sep75-11Apr76)
starring
Martin Milner as Carl Robinson
Pat Delany as Lotte Robinson
Willie Aames as Fred Robinson (series)
(Michael-James Wixted as Fred Robinson (pilot only)
Eric Olson as Ernie Robinson
Helen Hunt as Helga Robinson
Eric Olson as Ernie Robinson
Cameron Mitchell as Jeremiah Worth

Premise:
The adventures of the ship-wrecked Robinson family, stranded on an
almost-deserted island, are dramatized in this series based on Johann Wyss's 19th century novel.

Note to be confused  with the Canadian  series of the same title. Swiss Family Robinson (Canada)(1973-74)

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SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON (2hr Pilot TV Film) [RF]
15-Apr-1975 24Mar75 (rerun 07Sep75 ABC Sun)
an Irwin Allen production in association with Twentieth Century Fox
Producer Irwin Allen
Directed by Harry Harris
Written by Ken Trevey
Director of photography Fred H. Jackman
Editors, Bill Brame, William de Nicholas
Music Richard LaSalle
Cast:
Martin Milner ....... Carl Robinson
Pat Delaney ......... Lottie Robinson
Michael-James Wixted as Fred Robinson (pilot only)
Helen Hunt .......... Helga Robinson
Eric Olson .......... Ernie Robinson
Cameron Mitchell .... Jeremiah Worth
John Vernon
George DiCenzo
John Crawford

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ABC Sundays 7:00 PM Eastern (14Sep75-11Apr76)

1.01 Swiss Family Robinson: Unknown title
14-Sep-1975 ABC Sun
Synopsis:
The eldest son Fred, who since the shipwreck, has had a fear of the
water must make a choice. [RF]

[02] 21Sep75 ABC Sun - no details
[03] 28Sep75 ABC Sun - no details

1.4 Swiss Family Robinson: Unknown title (possibly "The Slave Ship")
05-Oct-1975 ABC Sun
Guest cast:
Alfred Ryder ...... Captain Mantle
Leonard Stone ..... Hawkins
Dorian Harewood ... Jama
Seamon Glass ...... Second Seaman
Steven Marlo
Synopsis:
The Robinsons are elated when the captain of a newly arrived ship
offers to take them back home in exchange for their help in repairing his vessel. [RF]

1.05 Swiss Family Robinson: Unknown title
12-Oct-1975 ABC Sun
Synopsis:
Hurt because he's excluded from the family's important chores, Ernie
wanders off, leaving his frantic mother to search for him. [RF]

[06] Swiss Family Robinson: The Tiki (1975.10.19)
Michael Ansara
Claudio Martinez
Jose DeVega

[07] 26Oct75 ABC Sun - no details
[08] 02Nov75 ABC Sun - no details


1.9 Swiss Family Robinson: Unknown title (possibly "The Castaway")
09-Nov-1975 ABC Sun
Guest cast:
Leslie Nielsen .... Johnson
Ted Gehring ....... Dooley
Synopsis:
The Robinsons rescue a shipwrecked sailor, unaware that he has led a
mutiny and killed the captain of his ship. [RF]

[10] 16Nov75 ABC Sun - no details
[11] 23Nov75 ABC Sun - no details

[12] Swiss Family Robinson: The Captain (1975.11.30)
Andrew Duggan ................. Captain Arnheim

[13] 07Dec75 ABC Sun - no details
[14] 14Dec75 ABC Sun - no details
[15] 21Dec75 ABC Sun - no details

[16] Swiss Family Robinson: The Castaway (1975.12.28)
Leslie Nielsen ................ Mr. Johnson

[17] 04Jan76 ABC Sun - no details
[18] 11Jan76 ABC Sun - no details

[19] Swiss Family Robinson: The Renegades (1976.01.18)
John Crawford ................. Jared Oakes
Gene Red Tyburn ............... Mr. Jacopo
Chuck Hicks
Kuka Tuitama

[20] 25Jan76 ABC Sun - no details

1.21 [--] Swiss Family Robinson: JEAN LAFITTE  (Part 1/2)
01-Feb-1976 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
Frank Langella ................ Jean Lafitte
Neville Brand ................. Gambi
John Crawford ................. Dominique
Maria Grimm ................... Marie Carre
Ed Villa
Whit Bissell
Steve Markov
John Zaremba
Leonard Stone

1.22 [--] Swiss Family Robinson: JEAN LAFITTE  (Part 2/2)
08-Feb-1976 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
Frank Langella ................ Jean Lafitte
Neville Brand ................. Gambi
John Crawford ................. Dominique
Maria Grimm ................... Marie Carre
Ed Villa
Whit Bissell
Steve Markov
John Zaremba

[--] 15Feb76 ABC Sun - no details
[--] 22Feb76 ABC Sun - no details
[--] 29Feb76 ABC Sun - no details
[--] 07Mar76 ABC Sun - no details
[--] 14Mar76 ABC Sun - no details
[--] 21Mar76 ABC Sun - no details


[24?] Swiss Family Robinson: THE DEVILS (final episode?)
28Mar76 ABC Sun
(4Sept76 UK airdate LWT)
Frank De Kova ................. Shaman
Charles Ynfante
Are there really devils on the Robinson's Island
or could that native medicine man have something
to do with all the weird goings-on.

1.xx Swiss Family Robinson: Unknown title (possibly "Man O' War")
(some sources have 05-Oct-75) (rerun 28Dec75 ABC Sun)
Guest cast:
Donald Knight ..... Harper
Dennis Kort ....... Clark
John Alderson ..... Fogerty
Ricky Carlson
Redmond Gleeson
Synopsis:
Lotte's sighting of a British ship in the cove endangers hope that the family will be rescued. [RF]

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Swiss Family Robinson: THE CHIMP
Swiss Family Robinson: THE BELL
Swiss Family Robinson: THE HAWK
Swiss Family Robinson: THE MOUNTAIN
Swiss Family Robinson: THE PIT
Swiss Family Robinson: THE SLAVE SHIP
Swiss Family Robinson: THE TREASURE
Swiss Family Robinson: THE TYPHOON
Swiss Family Robinson: THE WILD DOG
Swiss Family Robinson: UNDER THE VOLCANO
Swiss Family Robinson: THE OPERATION
Swiss Family Robinson: NEPTUNE'S NEPHEW

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