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Wow.
I'm shocked that no one has written about their fond memories of watching this excellent show!
There have to be some other Canadians like me that used to watch this on TVOntario in the late '70s and early '80s.
It was an entertaining cartoon that educated you (without you even realizing it)and showed animated breasts! What wasn't a 10 year old boy to love!
It was great how the same set of characters progressed through different periods in history. The smart guy, the big dumb cement-head, the bully and his lackey, the pretty girl, and Cousin It's grandpa with the antennae (to this day I can't figure that one out).
I finally found it on dvd through Amazon France and bought it Christmas 2004 for my kids.
It's great to see them enjoying something that I loved so much.

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I know, i loved it to, school was great on the odd occasion they let us see this(usually when the teacher were busy with something else).

But you know, i never liked how they always made the bully and the dwarf look bad.

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But you know, i never liked how they always made the bully and the dwarf look bad.

They even represented germs and viruses in the "Life" series!

Intelligence and purity.

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Dear Roy,

I didn't actually watch this series but one of my eldest brothers did. He's interested in knowing where to find the track at the presentation of once upon a time - man. I have hear this music beforein sci-fi movies but I don't know which is it.

May be my brother can share with imdb or you his experience and opinion about the series. He's not english spoken so I could help him...

Thanks in advance for your possible help on this matter.

Regards,

Jorge

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Hey, hey!! You're not the only Canadian to have seen this show!! For the longest time, I had forgotten the title of this cartoon history show and was searching FOREVER on Google and YouTube to see it again. Just today, I finally hit paydirt after typing the keywords "animated ancient history old man with long white beard" and it lead me to Wikipedia and then to here. LOL!! I'm so glad that the TV show was preserved on DVD but it totally SUCKS that the only English available is on the German set of DVDs and that it's set to "region 2" (North American DVD players are "region 1"). Drat!! Anyway, I'm glad to have found this long lost treasure!!

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Wow, a thread from 2006.
I visited the forum for "Il etait une fois... Les Explorateurs" and there were no posts there. I was the first poster.

I watched these series I think in the 80s or early 90s. On channel 2, in french and in Montreal. I think channel 2 is called Tele-Canada.

Anyway, at least I have some of these ep on VHS.

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It's grandpa with the antennae (to this day I can't figure that one out).

Yeah, you have to wonder why the old wise man always had antennae. It kind of made sense in the "Space" series, where you could imagine that he was from another planet. But in this series, it doesn't make sense at all.

Intelligence and purity.

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