Time Warp Trio

Time Warp Trio

Time Warp Trio
Time Warp Trio

Time Warp Trio

7.4 | en | Animation

The adventures of three curious boys who are transported back to dramatically different places in history.

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Seasons & Episodes

EP26  Plaid to the Bone
Jul. 15,2006
Plaid to the Bone

Joe, Anna and Jodie are on a wild ride-flung from a trebuchet and hurtling towards Castle Dunbar in Scotland during a siege in 1338 by the English Earl of Salisbury. But when the kids meet Uncle Joe in the dungeon they realize much more is at stake. Family conflict takes on a whole new meaning when Joe has to watch Uncle Joe and Uncle Mad Jack battle it out over the fate of the universe!

EP25  Harem Scare'em
Jul. 15,2006
Harem Scare'em

Jodie, Sam and Fred warp to the Topkapi Palace in the Ottoman Empire during the 16th century, they meet Selim, Suleiman the Magnificent's son, and his wily monkey, Dimples! The kids find themselves in a race through the palace and up to the top of a minaret with a crazed Dimples who suddenly starts wielding a scimitar and looking and sounding an awful lot like Mad Jack!

EP24  The High and the Flighty
Jul. 15,2006
The High and the Flighty

The girls hear a mysterious radio transmission-and Freddi recognizes that it's the voice of her heroine, aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, broadcasting an urgent message on her last, ill-fated flight. The girls warp back to 1937 and try to solve the mystery of Amelia's disappearance on her attempted around-the-world flight.

EP23  Break an Egg
Jul. 15,2006
Break an Egg

Though it's a very hot day, warping back to ice cold Antarctica in 1911 isn't exactly what Joe, Sam and Fred had in mind. There they encounter Robert Scott's Antarctic expedition, endure 47 degree below zero weather, eat hoosh (seal meat) and discover that Mad Jack has brought them to the one place on earth that's too cold for The Book to work!

EP22  Breaking the Codex
Jul. 15,2006
Breaking the Codex

Jodie and Freddi take Joe back to 1503 Italy to rescue famous Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo Da Vinci from a showdown with Mad Jack, if they can escape the clutches of the ruling Borgia family and their infamous adviser, Machiavelli.

EP21  Nightmare on Joe's Street
Jul. 15,2006
Nightmare on Joe's Street

Frankenstein's Monster has escaped from Mary Shelley's imagination and is wreaking havoc in Joe's apartment in Brooklyn! Joe, Sam and Jodie warp the monster back to Switzerland in 1816 and endure ghost stories and vampires in order to turn fact back to fiction!

EP20  The Caveman Castastrophe
Jul. 15,2006
The Caveman Castastrophe

When the kids warp back to the Stone Age, they manage to decipher some cave-paintings and find The Book in the camp of the Neanderthals. But when they trade Jodie's binoculars to get The Book back something goes wacky and the kids are suddenly a lot hairier than usual.

EP19  What's So Great About Peter?
Mar. 18,2006
What's So Great About Peter?

Sam's Grandpa Dima tells some pretty outrageous stories to Sam, Fred, and Samantha about his ancestor, Alexander Kikin — but, are they true? Fred and Samantha convince Sam to travel back to Russia in 1698 just in time to save Kikin (a member of the Russian guardsmen, the Streltsy), from the wrath of Peter the Great.

EP18  Wushu Were Here
Feb. 25,2006
Wushu Were Here

Sam gets trapped inside The Book, and Anna, Fred and Joe travel back to the Tang dynasty in China in A.D. 621 to figure out how to get him out. En route they help the Shaolin Monks rescue General Li Shimin from prison, travel past the beginnings of the Great Wall, learn about the teachings of Zen Buddhism, and come face to face with the evil Mad Jack!

EP17  My Big Fat Greek Olympics
Feb. 18,2006
My Big Fat Greek Olympics

A wild warp at the Olympia Diner sends Fred and Samantha to Ancient Greece during the Olympic games. Can Samantha win the pentathalon and save the sacred Olympic truce between Sparta and Athens?

EP16  Dude, Where's My Karma?
Feb. 11,2006
Dude, Where's My Karma?

Joe is slowly disappearing because of a malfunction in his family tree. To save Joe, the kids must go to India during the Gupta Empire. Sam, Fred, Samantha and Freddi have to help Joe's ancestor Prince Karna win the hand of Princess Lakshmi to save the entire family line!

EP15  Birdman or Birdbrain?
Feb. 04,2006
Birdman or Birdbrain?

When The Book pages transform into rongorongo script, Freddi, Samantha and Fred transport back to 1765 to Rapa Nui (a.k.a Easter Island) and end up facing a 15-ton Moai! It's just another day at the beach as the Trio jumps off cliffs, swims through shark infested waters to the Birdman's Island (Motu Nui), oh and tries to find The Book along the way!

EP14  Jinga All the Way
Jan. 21,2006
Jinga All the Way

Fred and Sam, playing around with the ancient artifacts in Joe's father's office, accidentally transport themselves into the middle of a tribal battle in the African country of Angola in 1624 A.D., where they become slaves of Queen Jinga (who prefers to be known as King Jinga) and have a chance to explore the famous Kwanza River and witness a historic meeting with the Portuguese colonial governor.

EP13  The Seven Blunders of the World
Jan. 14,2006
The Seven Blunders of the World

Joe, Fred and Sam warp to Babylon to figure out who stole The Book and to meet King Nebuchadnezzar II and Queen Amyitis, the creators of the Famous Hanging Gardens. Can they recover The Book before all of Babylon is destroyed and Joe's evil uncle Mad Jack takes over the world?

EP12  Able I Was Ere I Saw Elba
Jan. 07,2006
Able I Was Ere I Saw Elba

Joe and Fred warp back through time to Paris, France in 1815. There, they get to meet Napoleon, an emperor, and Sophie Blanchard, a hot-air pioneer.

EP11  The Good, the Bad and the Goofy
Oct. 08,2005
The Good, the Bad and the Goofy

The boys go back through time to the American West in 1868. They find that life with a cattle drive is not as good as in the cowboy movies they've seen.

EP10  Me Oh Maya
Oct. 01,2005
Me Oh Maya

A basketball game gets interrupted and the boys find themselves in Chichen Itza, Mexico in the middle of a Mayan ringball court a thousand years ago! Of course in this game, the stakes are a little higher because if they lose, they lose their heads!

EP9  Hey Kid, Want to Buy a Bridge?
Sep. 03,2005
Hey Kid, Want to Buy a Bridge?

The boys go back in time to 1877 when the Brooklyn Bridge is being constructed. They discover that they are trapped on top of the bridge.

EP8  Viking It and Liking It
Aug. 27,2005
Viking It and Liking It

The boys in this episode are transported to North America during 1000 A.D. It is before Christopher Columbus discovered America. They meet Viking explorers who are led by Leif Erikson.

EP7  Lewis and Clark... and Jodie, Freddi and Samantha
Aug. 20,2005
Lewis and Clark... and Jodie, Freddi and Samantha

Freddi, Jodie and Samantha are sent back to 1805 while camping. They join Lewis and Clark without any real food to eat in a wilderness that is barren.

EP6  See You Later, Gladiator!
Aug. 13,2005
See You Later, Gladiator!

The Book transports Joe, Sam and Fred back to ancient Rome A.D. 120 — and face-to-face with one big ol' gladiator. They've seen plenty of professional wrestling on TV — but will the smackdown body slam be enough to save them at the Coliseum?

EP5  Sam Samurai
Aug. 06,2005
Sam Samurai

An accidental haiku sends Sam, Joe and Fred back to the beginnings of the Tokugawa Shogunate, in 1600 Japan. Swords, samurai, and poetry contests challenge their talents.

EP4  Tut Tut
Jul. 30,2005
Tut Tut

The boys are warped to ancient Egypt in 1500 B.C. When they get there, they get accused of stealing a Pharaoh's treasure and are framed by a priest. Now they'll get mummified.

EP3  You Can't, but Genghis Khan
Jul. 23,2005
You Can't, but Genghis Khan

The boys are warped back to Outer Mongolia, 1170 A.D. It is the time of Genghis Khan who is the future leader of Mongolia. He is 9 years old and it's also the time when Mongols and the Tartars are at war with each other.

EP2  2105
Jul. 16,2005

The boys are accidentally transported to the year 2105 when the boys are on a class trip to the Natural History Museum to learn about the inventions of the past. While there, they meet their great-granddaughters and get attacked by robots with ray guns.

EP1  The Not-So-Jolly Roger
Jul. 09,2005
The Not-So-Jolly Roger

Joe's uncle gives him a mysterious book for his birthday, but when his friend Fred wishes for buried treasure while looking through the book, Joe, Sam and Fred suddenly find themselves transported back through time to the year 1718 on a pirate ship captained by the infamous Blackbeard.

7.4 | en | Animation , Family

The adventures of three curious boys who are transported back to dramatically different places in history.

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Mark Rendall , Tajja Isen , Sarah Gadon


Jim Rapsas

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