Land of the Giants

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  • 1968
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.1  (2,349)

One of the most unique and interesting science fiction-themed television programs that has aired in prime time is Land of the Giants. This American series was originally televised on the ABC TV network and is widely considered to be an influential science fiction show that maintains a timeless appeal. Land of the Giants centers around a group of people and a dog named Chipper who were on board a commercial spaceship named the Spindrift that landed on a planet that is inhabited by human-like creatures who are more than ten times their own size. The show aired from 1968 through 1970 with more than 50 episodes produced. The special effects on this science fiction series are incredible. On the planet where the spaceship lands the crew and passengers are tiny in size and the giants who live there are not fond of the little visitors. The smallest of objects are gargantuan in size to the crew and passengers of the Spindrift. Led by the spaceship's captain and co-pilot the crew and passengers regularly find themselves in a host of treacherous situations and are in constant danger of being eliminated by the giants. The cast of Land of the Giants includes Gary Conway as Captain Steve Burton, Deanna Lund as a wealthy heiress, Don Marshall as the ship's co-pilot and Heather Young as the ship's stewardess. Other cast members include Kurt Kasznar, Don Matheson and Stefan Arngrim. The creator and producer of the show was Irwin Allen who is renowned for the many notable television programs and movies that he created. Known for its imaginative, well-written plots and attention to detail this ABC series also featured a great assortment of guest stars and regularly used compelling background music. Land of the Giants is still very popular with television fans of all ages around the world. There are fan clubs, discussion groups and conventions devoted to this classic science fiction series.

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Seasons
Graveyard Of Fools
25. Graveyard Of Fools
March 22, 1970
Twin brothers plot to take over the planet, and need the earthlings to recover an alien servo-actuator for them.
Wild Journey
24. Wild Journey
March 8, 1970
When human time travelers from the future arrive on the Land of the Giants for a research mission, Steve and Dan steal their time machine and try to return to the day of the Spindrift launch to prevent the fateful trip.
The Marionettes
23. The Marionettes
March 1, 1970
When the earthlings help a sympathetic Giant puppeteer as his new puppets, the circus owner becomes suspicious and plans to collect the reward for their capture.
A Small War
22. A Small War
February 22, 1970
A sadistic child discovers the earthlings and unleashes his mechanical toys against them.
Doomsday
21. Doomsday
February 15, 1970
After several of the little people are carried away by a balloon, they end up many miles away in a new despotic land ruled by a dictator who rules by a regime of torture and fear.
The Retaliator (The Deadly Dart)
20. The Retaliator (The Deadly Dart)
February 1, 1970
Dan is accused of murdering two Giants and begins acting suspiciously, arousing his crewmates' suspicions.
Panic
19. Panic
January 25, 1970
A friendly Giant scientist tries to help the earthlings with his teleporter, but the SID find out about his sympathies and set a trap.
The Secret City Of Limbo
18. The Secret City Of Limbo
January 18, 1970
The earthlings stumbles upon a miniature teleporter which gives access to the secret city of Limbo, whose inhabitants have hidden from the dictatorship of the surface people.
Pay The Piper
17. Pay The Piper
January 11, 1970
An alien Pied Piper, who claims to be the original from Earth, comes to the Land of the Giants and targets a politician's daughter.
The Delta Effect
16. The Delta Effect
January 4, 1970
Following exposure to radiation the little people become temporarily invisible to the giants.
Our Man O'Reilly
15. Our Man O'Reilly
December 28, 1969
O'Reilly, a superstitious Irish Giant, mistakes the little people for leprechauns and captures them so they can help him.
Home Sweet Home
14. Home Sweet Home
December 21, 1969
The little people find an abandoned time machine, but when Fitzhugh accidentally activates it, he and Steve end up on Earth... in the 1900s.
Land Of The Lost
13. Land Of The Lost
December 14, 1969
After several of the little people are carried away by a balloon, they end up many miles away in a new...
A Place Called Earth
12. A Place Called Earth
December 7, 1969
Two earthmen from the distant future (the year 5477) land on the giants' planet with a mission to observe.
The Clones
11. The Clones
November 30, 1969
A giant scientist experimenting with cloning technology succeeds in cloning Valerie and Barry.
Comeback
10. Comeback
November 23, 1969
A desperate actor captures the little people, and forces them to act in his new movie so he can help the director save money on special effects.
Chamber Of Fear
9. Chamber Of Fear
November 16, 1969
Diamond thieves take refuge in a wax museum, and Fitzhugh and Barry are caught in the middle.
Every Dog Needs A Boy
8. Every Dog Needs A Boy
November 9, 1969
When Clipper is injured by a giant dog, the little people must take him to a pet store owner, but his employee isn't so sympathetic.
Collector's Item
7. Collector's Item
November 2, 1969
A nephew schemes against his uncle, a collector, and captures Valerie. He forces her to pretend to be a toy ballerina... unaware that the display cage she's in is rigged with explosives.
Giants and All That Jazz
6. Giants and All That Jazz
October 26, 1969
A down-and-put trumpet player is in trouble with crooks, and a sympathetic Dan offers him a way out by teaching him Earth-style jazz.
The Unsuspected
5. The Unsuspected
October 19, 1969
While fleeing the giants, Steve takes a hit of hallucinogenic mushroom dust and becomes a raving paranoid who makes an alliance with Inspector Kobick to turn in his fellow little people.
Deadly Pawn
4. Deadly Pawn
October 12, 1969
An eccentric millionaire with an obsession for chess captures several of the little people and forces Dan and Barry to play his own twisted version of chess... with their friends as the pieces.
The Inside Rail
3. The Inside Rail
October 5, 1969
Fitzhugh comes up with a foolproof betting system to win at the tracks. However, when he convinces a giant hobo to help him place his bets, the local criminals become suspicious.
Six Hours To Live
2. Six Hours To Live
September 28, 1969
A giant has been framed for a murder he didn't commit and now awaits execution for the crime.
The Mechanical Man
1. The Mechanical Man
September 21, 1969
A giant scientist has created a super android that has gone awry and wrecked a lab, killing a giant policeman...
Land Of The Giants
Land Of The Giants

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One of the most unique and interesting science fiction-themed television programs that has aired in prime time is Land of the Giants. This American series was originally televised on the ABC TV network and is widely considered to be an influential science fiction show that maintains a timeless appeal.

Land of the Giants centers around a group of people and a dog named Chipper who were on board a commercial spaceship named the Spindrift that landed on a planet that is inhabited by human-like creatures who are more than ten times their own size. The show aired from 1968 through 1970 with more than 50 episodes produced.

The special effects on this science fiction series are incredible. On the planet where the spaceship lands the crew and passengers are tiny in size and the giants who live there are not fond of the little visitors. The smallest of objects are gargantuan in size to the crew and passengers of the Spindrift.

Led by the spaceship's captain and co-pilot the crew and passengers regularly find themselves in a host of treacherous situations and are in constant danger of being eliminated by the giants.

The cast of Land of the Giants includes Gary Conway as Captain Steve Burton, Deanna Lund as a wealthy heiress, Don Marshall as the ship's co-pilot and Heather Young as the ship's stewardess. Other cast members include Kurt Kasznar, Don Matheson and Stefan Arngrim. The creator and producer of the show was Irwin Allen who is renowned for the many notable television programs and movies that he created.

Known for its imaginative, well-written plots and attention to detail this ABC series also featured a great assortment of guest stars and regularly used compelling background music. Land of the Giants is still very popular with television fans of all ages around the world. There are fan clubs, discussion groups and conventions devoted to this classic science fiction series.

Land of the Giants is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (51 episodes). The series first aired on September 22, 1968.

Where to Watch Land of the Giants

Land of the Giants is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Land of the Giants on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 22, 1968
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (2,349)