The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

Developed by Indiana Jones creator George Lucas, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles stands as an innovative step in educational television.

Combining real history with smart adventure storytelling, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles depicts the youth of one of film’s most iconic heroes — set against the backdrop of major events of the early twentieth century.

Initial broadcast on March 4, 1992

The series employed early use of digital effects in TV, including multiplication of small groups of actors to create large crowds.

Sound master Ben Burtt served as second unit director on the show.

Young Indy redefined location shooting for TV: season one alone was filmed in 12 different countries.

Old effects methods were blended with the new, such as matte paintings digitally combined with physical sets.

Many future stars appeared in the series, including Catherine Zeta-Jones and Daniel Craig.

Developed by Indiana Jones creator George Lucas, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles stands as an innovative step in educational television.

Combining real history with smart adventure storytelling, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles depicts the youth of one of film’s most iconic heroes — set against the backdrop of major events of the early twentieth century.

Initial broadcast on March 4, 1992

The series employed early use of digital effects in TV, including multiplication of small groups of actors to create large crowds.

Sound master Ben Burtt served as second unit director on the show.

Young Indy redefined location shooting for TV: season one alone was filmed in 12 different countries.

Old effects methods were blended with the new, such as matte paintings digitally combined with physical sets.

Many future stars appeared in the series, including Catherine Zeta-Jones and Daniel Craig.