5. Journey To The '90s
In 1991, the Kroffts were approached by ABC, who wanted them to recreate the show with a bigger budget and a lighter tone.
They created the story of the Porter family, who were travelling the wilds of America when their truck falls through one of the show’s trademark time portals into the parallel world of Land Of The Lost.
There, the family encounters Sleestaks, Pakuni and sexy cave-girl Christa, a young woman who fell through the portal as a child and grew up alone in the Land.
This new version ran for two seasons, but never quite gained the popularity of the original.
Even back in 1991, the Kroffts were trying to get a deal in place to turn the concept into a movie. But nothing came of it until…
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