Dino Boy in the Lost Valley

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Dino Boy in the Lost Valley
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Created by: Alex Toth
Network: CBS
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Distributor: Taft Broadcasting
Original release: September 10, 1966January 7, 1967


Starring: Johnny Carson
Mike Road
Don Messick
Producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Art Scott
Music composed by: Ted Nichols
Writer(s): Walter Black
Bill Hamilton
Director(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Animation director(s): Charles A. Nichols

Dino Boy in the Lost Valley, also known as Dino Boy, is a series of action/adventure segments of Space Ghost & Dino Boy, produced by Hanna-Barbera (H-B) for CBS' Saturday morning children's programming. It ran from 1966 to 1967, airing 18 episodes.

After parachuting from a disabled plane (presumably by his parents, although this isn't clarified), Todd finds himself an orphan and in a mysterious preshistoric valley. While alone, he is attacked by a sabretooth tiger, but is suddenly saved by the caveman Ugh, beginning their friendship.

In 2016, DC Comics reimagined the series in Future Quest and Adam Strange/Future Quest Special.

The entire original series has been released on both DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

Production

Development

Casting

Music

The score was composed by Ted Nichols, who was credited as musical director.

Episodes

Title Number Original air date
"The Worm People" 1x01 September 10, 1966
"The Moss Men" 1x02 September 17, 1966
"The Treemen" 1x03 September 24, 1966
"The Fire God" 1x04 October 1, 1966
"The Mighty Snow Creature" 1x05 October 8, 1966
"The Wolf People" 1x06 October 8, 1966
"Valley of the Giants" 1x07 October 22, 1966
"The Ant Warriors" 1x08 October 29, 1966
"The Bird Riders" 1x09 November 5, 1966
"Giant Ants" 1x10 November 12, 1966
"The Rock Pygmies" 1x11 November 19, 1966
"Danger River" 1x12 November 26, 1966
"The Vampire Men" 1x13 December 3, 1966
"The Terrible Chase" 1x14 December 10, 1966
"The Sacrifice" 1x15 December 17, 1966
"The Marksman" 1x16 December 24, 1966
"The Spear Warriors" 1x17 December 31, 1966
"Marooned" 1x18 January 7, 1967

Cast

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