Voyagers!

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 1 : Ep 20

    Jack's Back

    Aired 7/10/83

  • S 1 : Ep 19

    Barriers of Sound

    Aired 6/12/83

  • S 1 : Ep 18

    All Fall Down

    Aired 3/27/83

  • S 1 : Ep 17

    Destiny's Choice

    Aired 3/13/83

  • S 1 : Ep 16

    Pursuit

    Aired 3/6/83

  • Cast & Crew
  • Meeno Peluce

    Jeffrey Jones

  • Jon-Erik Hexum

    Phineas Bogg

  • Oliver Clark

  • Andra Akers

  • Suzanne Barnes

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  • Introduction: "We travel through time to help history along. Give it a push when it's needed. When the Omni's Red it means history's wrong. Our job is to get everything back on track. Green light kid, We did it!" ========================= Phineas Bogg is a member of a group people called Voyagers. They help history along. Give it a push where it's needed. He is a regular human that was living as a pirate a few hundred years ago, when he was chosen to be a voyager. He travels by way of a gold pocket watch like device called an omni. When the light is flashing red, it means history is wrong. His job is to fix it. In the pilot episode, Bogg ends up in 1982 when his omni malfunctions. (He is only supposed to be able to go as far as 1970.) He ends up in the apartment where 12 year old Jeffery Jones and his aunt and uncle live. (Jones parents were recently killed in an accident.) While there, Jeffery's dog grabs hold of Bogg's guide book (basically a history book.) Bogg being a pretty inept history person has no clue what to do without his book. One thing leads to another and Jeffery falls out of the building's window. The only way to save him is for Bogg to jump out after him and travel through time. Now Bogg is stuck in time with a 12 year old kid (Jeffery), no guide book, and no way of getting Jeffery back. But he does have an ace in the hole. Jeffery's dad was a history professor and Jeffery picked up much of his knowledge. So now the two of them, travel through time, giving history a push along where it is needed. =============== Company credits: Production Companies * James D. Parriott Productions * Scholastic Productions * Universal TV Distributors * MCA (video) * National Broadcasting Company (NBC) =================== Awards Young Artist Awards 1983 -- Nominated -- Best Young Actor in a New Television Series -- Meeno Peluce ========================= Release dates USA -- 3 October 1982 West Germany -- 1989 ====================== Timeline (Year, Episode, Place) ??? WORLDS APART-the Ice Age in Siberia 1450 BC-VOYAGERS!-baby Moses segment 1356 BC-TUT AND TUTTLE: THROUGH THE TIME PYRAMID-King Tut is a boy, Tommy Tuttle travels back in time from 1984. 1356 BC-VOYAGERS!-THE TOMB OF KING TUT-Nefertiti, Thebes 1311 BC-VOYAGERS!-THE TOMB OF KING TUT-learn Tut is dead-time changed, must be changed back 73 BC-VOYAGERS!-CREATED EQUAL-Spartacus segment 44 BC-VOYAGERS!-CLEO AND THE BABE-Mark Antony, Cleopatra 1066-VOYAGERS!-cannons are here and shouldn't be 1194-VOYAGERS-AN ARROW POINTING EAST-Robin and Merry Men 1216-death of King John. 1260-Nicolo and Maffeo Polo travel to China and back in 1269. 1262-VOYAGERS-TRAVELS OF MARCO..AND FRIENDS-Persia, Issac-Voyager Polo was in his early teens when they started out. Here in this episode, his brother and he are captured by Persian bandit Karaunas. 1271-Marco Polo journeys to China (TTT-ATTACK OF THE BARBARIANS puts his travels--but not necessarily his starting year, at 1275. 1275-VOYAGERS-TRAVELS OF MARCO...and FRIENDS-Marco Polo, Kublai Khan; time change-Marco never arrived. 1287-TTT-ATTACK OF THE BARBARIANS TTT-daughter of Kublia Khan--Sarit marries a fair haired dark faced stranger from a far away place but it is not Tony Newman. 1291-CROSSBOW-WIILLIAM TELL adventures begin. 1292-Marco Polo was in service to Kublai Khan from 1275 until this year. 1300-time of SINBAD--? 1492-VOYAGERS!-Bogg is supposed to go here in the pilot 1526-TTT-THE DEATH MERCHANT-possible time Niccolo Machiavelli was taken from, out of his time accidentally by the time tunnel. His signal almost matches Doug Phillip's signal exactly. 1537-year of Machiavelli's death 1649-VOYAGERS-THE KING AND THE VOYAGER-Queen Ann, son Louis XIV trades places with Jeff, Charles de Lorraine 1692-VOYAGERS!-AGENTS OF SATAN-Salem Witch trials 1699-VOYAGERS!-CLEO AND THE BABE-Isaac Newton 1746-VOYAGERS-MERRY CHRISTMAS BOGG-young George Washington and mom 1752-VOYAGERS!-BULLY AND BILLY-Ben Franklin, Penn, kite 1776-VOYAGERS-MERRY CHRISTMAS, BOGG-time change-enemy of America is George Washington! Nathan Hale. Bogg and Jeff fix this up 1789-VOYAGERS-OLD HICKORY AND PIRATE-Jean LaFitte, pirates 1798-VOYAGERS!-THE TOMB OF KING TUT-smaller tomb ransacked by Napolean in a time change! 1804-VOYAGERS-OLD HICKORY AND THE PIRATE-Lewis and Clarke 1814-VOYAGERS!-AGENTS OF SATAN-Francis Scott Key, Star Spangled Banner, Baltimore 1815-TTT-THE LAST PATROL-Gen. Phillip Southall is sent from 1968 to this time to save Tony and Doug. Last battle in the War of 1812. Army officer named Reynerson appears. 1815-VOYAGERS-OLD HICKORY AND THE PIRATE-Jean LaFitte was hung-time changed but is fixed; Andrew Jackson's forces won Battle of New Orleans. 1832-VOYAGERS!-THE DAY THE REBS TOOK LINCOLN-London, Eng-Charles Dicken and fiance Marion Brownlow, Artful Dodger, Fagin 1836-TTT-THE ALAMO-Col. Travis is briefly taken to 1968 but opts to return to his time to help the Americans at the Alamo. An Army officer named Reynerson appears. March 6, 1836. 1836-VOYAGERS-REMEMBERING THE ALAMO-Davy Crockett, Ella Curtis- survivor of the Alamo, 1836-VOYAGERS-THE TRIAL OF PHINEAS BOGG-book of Niccolo Machiavelli-evil Voyager Drake, Mexico, Sam Houston, Mexicans, Voyager Susan, Voyager Judge Garth, different Omni-s appear 1847-VOYAGERS!-CREATED EQUAL-Hannibal Missouri, Harriet Tubman, young Sam Clemens 1860-VOYAGERS-SNEAK ATTACK-Pony Express, young , Jackie Knox-from 1942 Hawaii comes with Bogg and Jeffry, Buffalo Bill is a rider; they bring a motorcycle from 1941 to get past outlaws. 1861-VOYAGERS-TRAVELS OF MARCO..AND FRIENDS-Clara Barton, Civil War 1863-VOYAGERS!-THE DAY THE REBS TOOK LINCOLN-time mess-Lincoln's kidnapping made the South close to winning the war--Bogg and Jeffry go back to a few months before to stop the kidnapping 1875-VOYAGERS-BARRIERS OF SOUND-Mabel Hubbard is deaf, Alexander Graham Bell, Bell and Mabel are to marry in 1939! Bogg falls in love with Mabel! This is why the phone was not invented-Mabel's father after they married gave Bell the financial support to make the phone! 1876-VOYAGERS-BARRIERS OF SOUND-helping Bell finish the phone. 1877-THE RIFLEMAN 1879-VOYAGERS!-WORLDS APART-Thomas Edison takes Omni apart, Menlo Park, NJ 1880-VOYAGERS!-BULLY AND BILLY-Billy the kid killed Ted Roosevelt in a time change, Bogg and Jeffry stop this change 1884-VOYAGERS OF THE TITANIC-Bogg, Jeffry, and Voyager Olivia Dunn help the rabies shot be made by Louis Pasteur, Jeff is bitten by a rabid dog 1888-VOYAGERS-BUFFALO BILL AND ANNIE OAKLEY PLAY THE PALACE-in Eng. 1889-VOYAGERS-JACK'S BACK-London, Jack the Ripper seems returned but this time it is really--Drake! Boggs is blamed. Drake is after the death of Nellie Bly and may also get Arthur Conan Doyle as well! Boggs stops him. Boggs is the inspiration for Jules Verne's hero in AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS. 1890-VOYAGERS-BARRIERS OF SOUND-Dwight D. Eisenhower's mom is having trouble in labor, having him. Time change: no one has ever heard of a telephone! Later Bogg and Jeffry return to help deliver Dwight D. 1896-PARADISE-Ethan Cord gets charge of his 3 nephews and niece. 1896-VOYAGERS-MERRY CHRISTMAS BOGG-Labor dispute, Sam Gompers, Jeffry's great great grandfather and great great grandmother, Stephen and Amy Jones. Bogg almost lets them adopt Jeffry and almost leaves him. THE ALIENIST-novel by Caleb Carr-male 1898-VOYAGERS!-BULLY AND BILLY-Cuban war for independance against Spain. Time change due to Teddy Roosevelt being killed in 1880. 1903-VOYAGERS!-The Wright Brothers segment 1912-TTT-RENDEZVOUS WITH YESTERDAY-Titanic 1912-TTT-Raymond Swann is born. 1912-VOYAGERS-OF THE TITANIC-Molly Brown is on Titanic in a time change, the Omni of Voyager Olivia Dunn is taken by crooks who also stole the Mona Lisa. 1914-VOYAGERS!-WORLDS APART-Lawrence of Arabia, Akaba prison 1916-VOYAGERS-BUFFALO BILL AND ANNIE OAKLEY PLAY THE PALACE-Albert Schweizter, Chief Nagandi, Africa, slavers 1916-VOYAGERS-REMEMBERING THE ALAMO-WWI, Mata Hari, Churchill, Switzerland 1917-VOYAGERS!-WWI-Mary Murhpy segment-planes haven't been invented 1917-VOYAGERS-BUFFALO BILL AND ANNIE OAKLEY PLAY THE PALACE-Russian Revolution--time change-British allied with Russia and are fighting in the Rev. 1919-VOYAGERS!-CLEO AND THE BABE-Babe Ruth spring training 1922-VOYAGERS!-THE TOMB OF KING TUT-is being opened 1924-VOYAGERS!-AGENTS OF SATAN-Houdini, seances 1924-VOYAGERS-DESTINY'S CHOICE-movie is to be made by FDR; Bogg and Jeff and Eleonor Roosevelt must get him to fight his disease and get him to try to walk--into Eleonor's arms; Sara Roosevelt-FDR's mother appears; 1927-VOYAGERS!-CLEO AND THE BABE-Cleopatra, Bogg witness Charles Lindbergh's landing, Prohibition, Cleopatra teams up with Lucky Luciano to kidnap Babe Ruth! 1927-VOYAGERS-AN ARROW POINTING EAST-Chas. Lindbergh flight-later they watch Lindbergh arrive in Paris. They must convince him to make the flight. 1927-VOYAGERS-DESTINY'S CHOICE-Hollywood, The Jazz Singer must get made (actor who plays Jeffry starred in the 1980 remake). Franklin Roosevelt is the director of a movie--a time change! Omni is taken. 1938-VOYAGERS-ALL FALL DOWN-Joe Louis trains but quits-time change, Bogg and Jeffry must convince him to train and fight Max Schmelling. Bogg helps him train. 1941-VOYAGERS-SNEAK ATTACK-save MacArthur from Japanese bombing 1944-VOYAGERS-SNEAK ATTACK-Gen. MacArthur already died in Pearl Harbor and this is a time change 1945-VOYAGERS-PURSUIT-aka RACE FOR SPACE!-Warner Von Braun, Austria, Nazis, Gestapo, evil sabotaur Kammel and Bogg's girl friend scientist Erica see Bogg and Jeffry later in 1969 at Cape Kennedy-Apollo 11! 1946-VOYAGERS-TRAVELS OF MARCO...and FRIENDS-Bikini Atoll-A Bomb 1969-VOYAGERS-PURSUIT-Apollo 11, time change-space program shut down-German scientist captured by Russians in WWII. 1970-VOYAGERS-ALL FALL DOWN-Jeff lands a hijacked plane after gas knocks everyone out, Jimmy Carter was on board. So was John Wayne 1982-VOYAGERS!-Phineas Bogg accidentally time takes Jeffry Jones ===============moreless

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    • (after helping Orville and Wilbur, Bogg looks at the Omni)
      Bogg: Green light, kid.
      Jeffrey: But we can't leave now. Not yet.
      Bogg: Got to.
      Jeffrey: But they're going to invent the airplane. We could be there, we could help.
      Bogg: We've helped enough already. Look, I know it's hard. I've been there, too. But whenever you feel this way, you gotta think of all the interesting people in front of you, who really need your help. Heck, we're Voyagers, kid. We got responsibilities. Besides, don't you wanna see what all this has done?
      Jeffrey: (smiles) Yeah!

    • Eddie: The only thing that's up in the air these days is zeppelins, and the Jerries are taking us to the cleaners with them.
      Jeffrey: You mean we're losing the war?
      Eddie: You better like sauerkraut.
      Jeffrey: But what about airplanes? You just go up in the air and shoot the zeppelins down.
      Eddie: Aeroplanes? Oh, kid, they can barely get those things off the ground. That Bleriot guy who invented them keeps landing in the English Channel.
      Jeffrey: Bleriot? But what about the Wright brothers?
      Eddie: Who?
      Jeffrey: Uh-oh.

    • Jeffrey: It's suicide!
      Bogg: I'm a Voyager, kid. Sometimes you gotta bite the bullet.

    • Jeffrey: And this whole thing's because of a girl?
      Bogg: Because of a girl? Kid, wars have been fought over women. One day, you'll understand. But I really don't blame Agnes. This is a case of three people being confused about what they really want. Agnes thinks she wants love when all she really cares about is romance. Orville and Wilbur think they want Agnes when all they really care about is flying.

    • Jeffrey: Who are you? What are you?
      Bogg: What am I? I'm a Voyager. You ever hear of one? 'Course not. No one has. We're the people that are plucked out of time and trained to travel through the ages to help history along. You know, uh, give it a shove where it's needed.

    • Bogg: Do you know what you've done? History's gonna change because you couldn't control your shaggy, little mutt. Empires are gonna fall. Wars are gonna rage! I'm gonna lose my job!
      Jeffrey: Your job? Who do you think you are? You break into my room, you knock me out a window, you bring me here, wherever I am. You deserve to lose your lousy job!
      Bogg: Yeah?!
      Jeffrey: Yeah!
      Bogg: Smart kids give me a pain.

    • Harriet: When you're on the run, every sound makes your skin crawl.
      Jeffrey: How many times you been on the run?
      Harriet: Lots. I'm trying to get back to Maryland. Join a thing called the Underground Railroad, to help slaves like me get to the North.
      Sam: Heck, you don't need no railroad. We'll get you your freedom.
      Harriet: I'm not going to the Railroad to be free. I'm going to work to help other slaves win their freedom. Slavery. It's the worst thing one human being can put on another. I won't rest until there's no such thing as slaves.

    • Jeffrey: This is the dumbest idea you ever had.
      Bogg: There's nothing dumb about winning enough money to get Harriet's freedom back.
      Jeffrey: There is when you don't know the first thing about playing cards.
      Bogg: Hey, you know, I was a Voyager long before I met you. I was playing cards when they were still made out of rocks.
      Jeffrey: Must've been tough to shuffle.

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    • CREW: Original Music by J.A.C. Redford (1983) Costume Design by Norma Brown Production Management Lorin Bennett Salob .... production manager Barry Stern .... production manager Art Department Tom Margozewitz .... assistant property master (uncredited) Sound Department Barney Cabral .... adr supervisor Mark Server .... boom operator Stunts Steve Kelso .... stunts Other crew Shawn Coulter .... photo double Shawn Coulter .... stand-in Aaron Hamilton .... stand-in Gregory B. Peña .... set costumer

    • This episode showed Babe Ruth as a Yankee in 1927 hitting his then-record setting 60 HR of the season. Baseball history tells us that happened on September 30, 1927. As he trotted around the bases, it showed the Babe and his teammates (as well as batboy Jeffrey) with Yankee uniforms with numbers on their backs. This hadn't happened yet. In 1929, both the New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians introduced numbers on the backs of players’ uniforms. The Yankee numbers were designed to correspond to their starting players’ positions in the batting order; hence, Babe Ruth was No. 3 and Lou Gehrig was No. 4. By 1932, every Major League team had also placed numbers on their uniforms, a practice that remains to this day.

    • This episode uses deleted/unused footage from the movies Raise the Titanic! (1980) and Titanic (1953).

    • This episode contains footage from the film Airport 1975.

    • This was the final episode as the series was canceled shortly after this episode aired due to low ratings.

    Trivia (7)

    • The episode implies that Jeffrey and Sam's adventure was the inspiration for Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer".

    • Bogg has a short memory. When Jeffrey mentions that Benjamin Franklin was an ambassador to France, Bogg remembers that that was where he met him. He forgets that he and Jeffrey just met Franklin in the previous episode.

    • When Babe is preparing to bat against Phineas for the first time, the camera flashes to Jeffrey for a couple of seconds. This scene is reversed, as indicated by the reverse lettering on the uniforms of the players behind Jeffrey.

    • Jeffrey is wearing his pirate hat and vest when he leaves 1798 and is still wearing it when he lands in 1815, but is not seen wearing it during the time travel sequence in between.

    • Bogg mentions that he was a pirate before he became a Voyager, thus explaining where he got his clothes.

    • Jeffrey says that the attack will happen at 7:55 am, but when Bogg and Jackie are in the radar room where the clock says 7:50 Bogg says they have 10 minutes left. It should have been 5 minutes.

    • Just before Phineas is forced to box, Jeffrey activates the Omni so they could escape. When the Omni is activated, Bogg is wearing boxing gloves. During the corresponding travel-through-time sequence, however, Bogg is no longer wearing the gloves.

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  • Fan Reviews (13)
  • Voyager was my Doctor Who.

    By fdk27, Jul 10, 2013

  • Great notstalgic trip back to the 80's here.

    By bobfrapples8, Feb 11, 2011

  • Voyagers! is the coolest show on DVD. I went over to my sister's trailer over the 4th of July holiday and watched it. I plan to buy the DVD set. What we

    By DoctorWho44, Jul 08, 2009

  • Voyagers was a time travel show that was in the early 80s. The two main characters were Jeffrey Jones and Phineas Bogg. The duo go back in time to fix a wrong and make it right. Give it a push where it is needed. A great time travel show that was great.

    By kingtazzy, Jul 02, 2008

  • I was addicted and obsessed with the show...

    By _-Thomas-_, Mar 17, 2008

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