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Huckleberry Finn’s Interdimensional Capers


I was talking about this with some online friends a few nights back – The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a 1968 Hanna-Barbera live action/animation series I saw, in glorious black and white and dubbed in Italian… ah, probably in 1973 or ’74.

The premise is pretty, ehm, straightforward: Huck, Tom and Becky, pursued by Injunjoe, enter a complex of caves that happen to be…
Your guess is as good as mine – I’d say interdimensional gateways to parallel universes.

You bet.

Here’s a snippet of a vaguely Wilkie Collins-esque episode.
You find the rest on Youtube.


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Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

2 thoughts on “Huckleberry Finn’s Interdimensional Capers

  1. Wow. I’ve never seen that, even though I did watch a lot of Saturday afternoon live-action TV in the seventies. Then again, I didn’t usually pay attention… I was too busy reading, even then.


    • This one, Johnny Quest and Scooby Doo were the foundation of the “kid’s TV hour” when I was a kid – and it was really that, one single hour, between 4 and 5 PM, one cartoon and one live-action episode.
      Apart from that, there was nothing else, so we could both watch TV AND read!
      Ah, those were the days…


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