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Land of the Lost detailed the adventures of a family of three (father Rick Marshall, young son Will, and younger daughter Holly) who are trapped in a primitive world inhabited by dinosaurs, chimpanzee-like cave men called Pakuni, and reptilian humanoids called Sleestak. The episode plots focused primarily on the family's efforts to survive and find a way back to their own world. Though the central characters are different, the title indicates that the series may have drawn inspiration from the similar theme of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World.

The series is notable for having a much darker tone than most children's series, and for having grander and more epic storytelling vision than most shows aimed at children. The relatively complex plots, unique internal mythology, and ambitious though unrealistic special effects (often included in an entertainment category called "camp") have earned the show a large popular following, particularly among adults who watched the show and other Krofft productions as children.

Many Krofft shows involved similar plots, often including children accidentally trapped in other worlds, or quirky variations on super-hero stories.

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> Airing History & Information 
Last Airing Dec 04, 1976
Premiere September 7, 1974
Episodes 43
Network NBC
Format/Time Color / 30 Minutes
Country United States
Upcoming Airs Not currently airing
 
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Season 2 (Rhino Home Video)
(September 28, 2004)
Season 3 (Rhino Home Video)
(April 26, 2005) Buy It (USA) (Canada)
 


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