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The Lost World is a television series that first started to air in 1999. The Lost World is based on The Sherlock Holmes author The Lost World is a Drama History series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (68 episodes). The series first aired on June 10, 2002. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6.

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3 Seasons, 68 Episodes
June 10, 2002
Drama History
Cast: Bob Hoskins, James Fox, Matthew Rhys, Tom Ward, Elaine Cassidy
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The Lost World Full Episode Guide

  • In the final chapter of Lost World, the plateau itself is threatened. A rift in time and space collides with the explorers, as Finn and Veronica are briefly transported into a post-apocalyptic future while Roxton outruns 17th-century Conquistadors, and Marguerite is captured by Druids as a human sacrifice. An ominous storm approaches the plateau and threatens all of its inhabitants.

  • Jungle exploration puts Marguerite and Roxton in peril when an explosion leaves them trapped in an underground cavern. Their only hope to escape is Challenger... who was also injured in the explosion, leaving him with amnesia. With Challenger's memory of who he is and where his friends are erased from his mind, Marguerite and Roxton are left to fear for their lives and confront their feelings.

  • Led by a dream, Veronica uses her mother's pendant as a guide to find her parents. She finds herself at the site of a stone monolith with strange carvings, and discovers that the pendant fits like a key into one of the etchings. A blast of energy surges from the stone, causing Veronica to recall new memories of her last day with her family.

  • Challenger and Finn discover the wreckage of a World War I transport plane, and with it, the pilot that has been guarding its cargo for the last five years. The pilot, Lt. Drummond, takes Challenger captive, but they discover that their lives are connected in unexpected ways. Challenger, Roxton, and Marguerite are all forced to recall old memories and secrets from five years earlier.

  • Challenger takes on the problem of food shortages by inventing a nutritional elixir that would eliminate world hunger. He decides to test the concoction himself, but an unintended side effect causes him to experience vivid hallucinations. An apparition of his younger self appears in his lab, urging the older professor to shun his comrades and pursue glory at any cost.

  • The explorers and Finn search a cave in hopes of finding a portal that can cross dimensions. But once inside, an ghostly visage appears that sends Finn running. Marguerite, Roxton, and Challenger are unable to resist the glowing apparition's pull, and are replaced by three spirits that have escaped from a world of darkness.

  • A team of archeologists discover a burial urn, but the discovery becomes dangerous when one of the student explorers suffers convulsions and illness after she opens the artifact. The leader of the expedition suspects urn's skeletal remains may have transmitted an ancient diseases, but an inscription warns that an evil demon is imprisoned within.

  • A stranger attacks Veronica, knocking her unconscious and leaving behind a white tile with a mysterious insignia. While Roxton takes Veronica to the treehouse, Marguerite is sure to cover up the tile, an artifact that she recognizes as the calling card of a dangerous character from her past. Marguerite must reconcile with the dark secrets of her former life.

  • Veronica is drawn through the jungle by the sound of mysterious piano music. Passing though a layer of mist, she emerges in a village from previous century. There, she finds that the source of the music is a handsome gentleman named Thomas Ducart. When he tells her that he wrote the piano piece for her, she becomes instantly taken.

  • After Keeran Raiders attack, Malone is struck by a poison dart that conjures long suppressed memories of his time as a battlefield correspondent in World War I. Malone's hallucinations force him to relive life behind enemy lines, when the soldiers he accompanied were killed in battle and he, the journalist, had to bear arms to protect himself and a wounded sergeant.

  • While Roxton and Malone search for the missing Veronica, two young witches covertly lure them away from safety. Unbeknownst to the explorers, a sorceress and her disciples plot to destroy Challenger and his science.

  • Challenger experiments with a new fuel source in the hot air ballon, and takes the other explorers along for a test ride. A storm drags the balloon into a dangerous underground world that they must struggle to escape.

  • Marguerite and Roxton discover a strange corner of the jungle, where a hangman's noose dangles from a tree and a tombstone marks the grave of one J. Roxton, who died in 1875. Suddenly, Roxton himself is transported to the wild west, where Challenger is a cruel lawman, Marguerite is a lone frontier woman, Malone is a gunslinging bounty hunter, and Veronica is a trade post owner with a shotgun.

  • A dying stranger issues a warning to three of the explorers, begging them to find a hunter named Pierson Rice. Roxton shares a common, painful past with the mysterious Rice, and he and Marguerite must save their friends.

  • While fighting a T-Rex, Malone and Challenger discover a strange campsite with a macabre raptor display. When Malone picks up a nearby knife, he suddenly becomes John Netley, a coachman in 1888 East End suspected to be serial murderer Jack the Ripper. Challenger suggests that Malone's time in the spirit world has given him psychic abilities, giving him insights at the touch of an object.

  • Much of the group has come to accept that Malone died in the Navy Ghost ship... except Veronica. After a vivid nightmare, she begins to believe that Malone is speaking to her from a spirit realm. Convinced that he is reaching out for help from an unseen world, Veronica worries her friends until Marguerite suggests that they use a ouija board to communicate with the lost Malone.

  • Roxton discovers a dinosaur bone yard contains more than mere remains. After killing a Triceratops that could have been allowed to live, Roxton encounters a beautiful creature named Oseena, a mystical being who is half-woman and half-dinosaur. The bone yard that he had wandered into is in fact sacred ground, and Oseena believes he must be punished for the needless taking of life.

  • Malone remains missing, and the explorers' search party crosses paths with a trio of dashing travelers. Marguerite becomes taken with the debonaire leader, Francois, especially when he offers her a way off the plateau.

  • The explorers find themselves trapped aboard a ghost ship, reliving out its fatal course through a thunderstorm. Veronica escapes from its fiery crash, but Marguerite, Roxton, and Challenger remain trapped aboard. They find that rather than dying, they have taken the place of Askwith and his crew.

  • The incredible occurs when a Navy airship flies over the plateau. Malone manages to climb aboard, but is ambushed once inside. The deceptive Captain Askwith wins over the others with the possibility of flying off the plateau.

  • A tumultuous thunderstorm brings with it a haunting vision of the explorers' old companion, Summerlee. Malone sets out after the ghost of the friend they saw disappear into a waterfall. Challenger, Roxton, and Marguerite follow close behind until they are ambushed by cannibals with an appetite for Marguerite.

  • After Malone is attacked by a beast, he and Veronica meet her old friend Danu, who has also been injured. That night, Danu goes missing, and the group travels to his village only to learn that he is a werewolf.

  • Marguerite and Challenger enter an ancient Temple laden with traps and mystical protections. After Marguerite falls into a pit of spikes, Challenger must leave her to get help. With her injuries come vivid hallucinations, and the carved warriors that guard the Temple come to life. These guardians attack the others when they arrive to rescue Marguerite.

  • After the treehouse is raided by a monkey, Roxton and Marguerite track the culprit to a cave. There, they discover a strange amulet that marks them with a tattoo of a dinosaur skull. This imprint seems to provoke some primal instincts from the explorers as they morph into their more beast-like selves. Overcome by a power that science can't explain, the group begins to exhibit heightened senses.

  • While exploring the jungle, some of the explorers encounter distressed strangers that bear a resemblance to Veronica and Malone. When the strangers' pursuers track them down, Veronica and Malone are taken captive by these mysterious entities with powerful weapons. At the order of their alien leader, Malone and Veronica are taken to a labor camp where they are forced to work for alien overlords.

  • Roxton and Marguerite discover a fissure that they hope may offer a way through the mountains and off the plateau. But when they enter the crevice, the path leads them to a blinding light and an entirely new corner of the Lost World. On the other side of the mountain lies a mysterious reflection of sunlight and an English-style town.

  • A strange but handsome visitor named Alex arrives at the treehouse, seeking Challenger's assistance in finding the source of the Amazon. Alex impresses Challenger with his Oxford credentials and charms Marguerite and Victoria. But while sparks fly between the women, Alex seems most interested in Challenger's electrostatic accumulator, a device that becomes targeted by outsiders.

  • While gathering herbs, Challenger inadvertently falls into a trap set by young hunters. The child-hunters take Challenger to their village, a hidden camp populated by orphans. Veronica and Marguerite track Challenger and his captors to their village, where they discover that its orphans are protected by a carnivorous plant that emits poisonous gases.

  • A mysterious drumbeat echoes through the forest as a beautiful stranger begins to follow Roxton. The woman, Danielle, and her village were victims of a Trog attack, and she seeks refuge at the treehouse. Though she has charmed the male explorers, Marguerite and Victoria remain suspicious of her.

  • Veronica becomes the target of trophy hunters after she rescues a Troglodyte child from their gunfire. Veronica rushes back to the treehouse to warn the others, but one of the hunters claims that their party had been commissioned to locate Challenger and escort him back to England. The hunters set up camp near the treehouse, but their story dissolves when they capture Veronica and take her away.

  • The Lost World and its inhabitants are plagued by a severe drought. When a pack of hungry, thirsty raptors attack the explorers, a beautiful young woman named Ana comes to their aid. She hopes that, in return, they will escort her back to her pueblo. Ana falls weak, however, and confesses that she and her ancient colony had discovered the Fountain of Youth and her supply is now diminishing.

  • Tribune seeks refuge at the explorers' treehouse from Empress Centuria and her legion of Lizardmen. The reptilian soldiers track him down at their haven and take him prisoner, along with Malone, Marguerite, and Roxton. The captives are taken to Centuria's city, where Roxton and Tribune are sent to the Gladiators' Arena.

  • Veronica meets a mysterious shape-shifter in the guise of an old women, who tells her that her parents are alive and safe in a place called El Dorado. After giving her directions to find them, she tells her that she can tell no one and never return. But when Veronica unwittingly releases a savage giant from captivity, the others must subdue hime once again.

  • The explorers discover a map revealing a way off the plateau and out of the Lost World. The group makes their preparations to leave, packing whatever evidence of their findings they can, but Veronica knows she must stay to continue her search for her parents. Despite Nelson's uncertainties about going back, they follow the route outlined in the ancient map and emerge on an ocean coast.

  • The suspicions of the group are stirred when Marguerite suddenly starts acting uncharacteristically kind. Meanwhile, a bizarrely sluggish dinosaur in the jungle likewise rouses the curiosities of Roxton and Veronica. An alien invader is discovered trying to control the dinosaur's body, shedding light on the mystery of Marguerite's behavior.

  • A horse without a rider seems to intentionally find and approach the explorers. Roxton takes the mount, but the horse leads and carries him to a mountain tribe that welcomes him as king. Despite Roxton's refusals, the tribes folk and their powerful advisor, Balar, insist that Roxton take the throne... or be killed as an imposter.

  • While on a research expedition, Roxton is startled by a terrified young woman garbed in opulent evening wear. The woman passes away, and the mystery of her appearance leads Roxton, Marguerite, and Malone to a strange castle, where an ominous rainstorm drives them inside. Inside the gothic mansion, a strange spirit takes hold of the three adventurers, entangling them in a strange love triangle.

  • Challenger builds a windmill. But when his generator is struck by lightning, a portal is opened that ushers in a helicopter carrying a family of tourists from the year 2000. Marguerite attempts her own escape.

  • While on expedition for a route off the plateau, Roxton, Malone, and Challenger encounter an Amazon woman defending herself from an attacking Deinonychus. After the men come to her aide, Challenger suffers serious wounds. When the woman and her cohort invite the men to their village so his wounds can be tended, they receive a warm welcome.

  • A fearsome battle has erupted between Drakul and the betrayed Tribune. In an attempt to avoid being trapped in their crosshairs, the adventurers try to cross a bridge spanning a deep gorge, but a bomb sends Summerlee into the depths below. Marguerite and Veronica mount a search to track down and save their friend. Tribune has rescued Roxton from death, but he demands a favor in kind.