The Best Episodes of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

Last Updated: Jun 5, 2019

The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles was based on the Indiana Jones series of films. The series follows the Indiana Jones character (as a young boy and as a young man) as he was growing up and experiencing his early adventures, where he gets into trouble, learns life lessons and encounters various historical figures along the way. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles was filmed on location all over the world ~ including England, Russia, Spain, Czechoslovakia, Kenya, France, India, China, Austria, Egypt, the United States, Morocco, Ireland, Italy, Africa, Turkey, Greece and Thailand.

Treasure of the Peacock's Eye, South Pacific, November 1919 (2)

#1 - Treasure of the Peacock's Eye, South Pacific, November 1919 (2)

Season 3 - Episode 4

star 10.00
1 votes
Princeton, February 1916

#2 - Princeton, February 1916

Season 2 - Episode 7

Indy and his girlfriend, Nancy Stratemeyer (whose father created the Nancy Drew mystery series) visit the fascinating laboratory of inventor Thomas Edison and they must contend with dangerous German spies, as they try to keep Edison's top-secret invention safe.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Joe Johnston
Writers: Matthew Jacobs
The Scandal of 1920, New York, June 1920 (1)

#3 - The Scandal of 1920, New York, June 1920 (1)

Season 2 - Episode 9

In New York City, Indy stretches himself thin when he stage-manages a Broadway musical, dates three beatiful women, attends high society parties, reads poetry with Greenwich Village bohemians and trades barbs with the literary wits of the Algonquin Round Table, all accompanied by composer George Gershwin.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Syd Macartney
Writers: Jonathan Hales
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The Scandal of 1920, New York, July 1920 (2)

#4 - The Scandal of 1920, New York, July 1920 (2)

Season 2 - Episode 10

In New York City, Indy stretches himself thin when he stage-manages a Broadway musical, dates three beatiful women, attends high society parties, reads poetry with Greenwich Village bohemians and trades barbs with the literary wits of the Algonquin Round Table, all accompanied by composer George Gershwin.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Syd Macartney
Writers: Jonathan Hales
Istanbul, September 1918

#5 - Istanbul, September 1918

Season 2 - Episode 20

star 9.00
1 votes
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The Curse of the Jackal, Egypt 1908

#6 - The Curse of the Jackal, Egypt 1908

Season 1 - Episode 1

While on an archeological dig in Egypt, young Indy uncovers an ancient mummy and a fresh corpse. With the help of T.E. Lawrence Indy becomes involved in an intriguing murder mystery.

star 7.34
35 votes
Writers: Jonathan Hales, Jule Selbo
The Perils of Cupid, London, May 1916

#7 - The Perils of Cupid, London, May 1916

Season 1 - Episode 3

In England Indy gets into trouble when his love affair with a strong-willed young woman is derailed by her fervent belief in the women's suffrage movement and her need for independence.

star 7.33
12 votes
Directors: Carl Schultz
Writers: Rosemary Anne Sisson
British East Africa, September 1909

#8 - British East Africa, September 1909

Season 1 - Episode 4

Young Indy meets the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt while on safari in Kenya.

star 7.09
11 votes
Directors: Carl Schultz
Writers: Matthew Jacobs
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German East Africa, December 1916

#9 - German East Africa, December 1916

Season 1 - Episode 6

On a military mission, Indy rescues a small child in an African village, and encounters the legendary Albert Schweitzer, and helps him in his jungle hospital.

star 7.00
4 votes
Directors: Simon Wincer
Writers: Frank Darabont
The Mystery of the Blues, Chicago, April 1920 (1)

#10 - The Mystery of the Blues, Chicago, April 1920 (1)

Season 2 - Episode 5

While going to college and working in a speakeasy, Indy meets up jazz great Sidney Bechet who teaches him how to play the blues. Unfortunately, Indy also crosses paths with Al Capone and it's only with the assistance of his dorm roommate, Eliot Ness, that Indy is able to solve a vicious murder and prevent himself from ending up dead.

star 7.00
4 votes
Directors: Carl Schultz
Writers: Jule Selbo
The Curse of the Jackal, Mexico, March 1916

#11 - The Curse of the Jackal, Mexico, March 1916

Season 1 - Episode 2

To keep him from getting into any more trouble, Indy is sent to visit his aunt in New Mexico. While there, he is kidnapped by Pancho Villa and swept up into the Mexican Revolution.

star 6.91
11 votes
Directors: Carl Schultz
Writers: Jonathan Hales
Verdun, September 1916

#12 - Verdun, September 1916

Season 1 - Episode 5

Indy addresses the morality of leadership when confronted with military officials who have little disregard for the lives of the men they command.

star 6.91
11 votes
Directors: Rene Manzor
Writers: Jonathan Hales
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The Mystery of the Blues, Chicago, May 1920 (2)

#13 - The Mystery of the Blues, Chicago, May 1920 (2)

Season 2 - Episode 6

While going to college and working in a speakeasy, Indy meets up jazz great Sidney Bechet who teaches him how to play the blues. Unfortunately, Indy also crosses paths with Al Capone and it's only with the assistance of his dorm roommate, Eliot Ness, that Indy is able to solve a vicious murder and prevent himself from ending up dead.

star 6.00
4 votes
Directors: Charles Schulz
Writers: Jule Selbo
Congo, January 1917 (2)

#14 - Congo, January 1917 (2)

Season 1 - Episode 7

On a military mission, Indy rescues a small child in an African village, and encounters the legendary Albert Schweitzer, and helps him in his jungle hospital.

star 5.75
4 votes
Directors: Simon Wincer
Writers: Frank Darabont
Barcelona, May 1917

#15 - Barcelona, May 1917

Season 2 - Episode 4

Indy goes undercover as a dancer for the Ballet Russe in Spain, where he runs into an old friend, Pablo Picasso.

star 5.50
4 votes
Directors: Terry Jones
Writers: Gavin Scott
Austria, March 1917

#16 - Austria, March 1917

Season 2 - Episode 1

Indy, in an attempt to end the war, enlists the aid of Habsburg royalty when he embarks on a dangerous diplomatic mission through enemy-held Europe into the palace of the Emperor of Austria.

star 5.33
3 votes
Directors: Vic Armstrong
Writers: Frank Darabont
Somme, Early August 1916 (1)

#17 - Somme, Early August 1916 (1)

Season 2 - Episode 2

As a young soldier in the Belgian Army, Indy learns the savagery of warfare while participating in the Battle of the Somme and amongst all the turmoil, Indy wonders if he won't live to see the war end.

star 5.33
3 votes
Directors: Simon Wincer
Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh
Germany, Mid-August 1916 (2)

#18 - Germany, Mid-August 1916 (2)

Season 2 - Episode 3

Indy is captured by the Germans and confined to a POW camp where he and fellow prisoner Charles de Gaulle hatch a daring scheme to escape..

star 4.00
3 votes
Directors: Simon Wincer
Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh