The BEST Episodes of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 24, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

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 - Aired Jan 15, 1995

star 10.00
1 votes
The Scandal of 1920, New York, June 1920 (1)

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

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 3, 1993

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
The Scandal of 1920, New York, July 1920 (2)

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

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 3, 1993

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
The Phantom Train of Doom, German East Africa, November 1916 (1)

#4 - The Phantom Train of Doom, German East Africa, November 1916 (1)

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 5, 1993

star 9.00
1 votes
Istanbul, September 1918

#5 - Istanbul, September 1918

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Jul 17, 1993

star 9.00
1 votes
The Phantom Train of Doom, German East Africa, November 1916 (2)

#6 - The Phantom Train of Doom, German East Africa, November 1916 (2)

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 5, 1993

star 8.50
2 votes
Princeton, February 1916

#7 - Princeton, February 1916

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 20, 1993

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 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Joe Johnston
Writers: Matthew Jacobs
Ireland, April 1916

#8 - Ireland, April 1916

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 12, 1993

In Ireland right before the Easter Rebellion, Indy falls for a beautiful young Colleen, whose brother is mixed up in the Irish resistance movement.

star 8.00
2 votes
Writers: Jonathan Hales
Paris, October 1916

#9 - Paris, October 1916

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 10, 1993

When Indy goes on leave in Paris and engages in a torrid affair with infamous spy Mata Hari and she shows him that love isn't always grand.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Nicolas Roeg
Writers: Carrie Fisher
Travels with Father, Athens 1910 (2)

#10 - Travels with Father, Athens 1910 (2)

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 16, 1996

star 8.00
1 votes
The Perils of Cupid, Vienna, November 1908

#11 - The Perils of Cupid, Vienna, November 1908

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 10, 1993

On a visit to Vienna, young Indy and his family stay with the American Ambassador in Austria where Indy meets Princess Sophie, the daughter of the heir to the throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and is given some advice on the meaning of love from Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung and Alfred Adler.

star 6.50
2 votes
Directors: Mike Newell
Writers: Matthew Jacobs
Travels with Father, Russia 1910 (1)

#12 - Travels with Father, Russia 1910 (1)

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 16, 1996

star 6.50
2 votes
The Curse of the Jackal, Egypt 1908

#13 - The Curse of the Jackal, Egypt 1908

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 4, 1992

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 6.31
181 votes
Writers: Jonathan Hales, Jule Selbo
German East Africa, December 1916

#14 - German East Africa, December 1916

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 1, 1992

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 6.21
33 votes
Directors: Simon Wincer
Writers: Frank Darabont
The Mystery of the Blues, Chicago, April 1920 (1)

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

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 13, 1993

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 6.12
32 votes
Directors: Carl Schultz
Writers: Jule Selbo
Journey of Radiance, Benares, January 1910 (2)

#16 - Journey of Radiance, Benares, January 1910 (2)

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 3, 1993

star 6.00
1 votes
British East Africa, September 1909

#17 - British East Africa, September 1909

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 18, 1992

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

star 5.07
71 votes
Directors: Carl Schultz
Writers: Matthew Jacobs
Journey of Radiance, Peking, March 1910 (1)

#18 - Journey of Radiance, Peking, March 1910 (1)

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jun 26, 1993

During a Thanksgiving dinner, professor Indiana Jones entertains his great-grandchildren by recalling a visit to China he made as a boy. While his father was working with the Chinese translator Yen Fu, young Indy, his mother and his tutor went sightseeing with their guide, Mr Li. After visiting the Great Wall of China, Indy fell ill during a rain storm and the travelers were taken in by a poor Chinese family. Dispite his mother's misgivings, she consented to have a local doctor treat her boy using acupuncture.

star 5.00
1 votes
Verdun, September 1916

#19 - Verdun, September 1916

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 25, 1992

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

star 4.99
70 votes
Directors: Rene Manzor
Writers: Jonathan Hales
The Perils of Cupid, London, May 1916

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

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 11, 1992

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 4.72
72 votes
Directors: Carl Schultz
Writers: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Congo, January 1917 (2)

#21 - Congo, January 1917 (2)

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 8, 1992

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 4.36
33 votes
Directors: Simon Wincer
Writers: Frank Darabont
Somme, Early August 1916 (1)

#22 - Somme, Early August 1916 (1)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 28, 1992

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 4.36
33 votes
Directors: Simon Wincer
Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh
The Mystery of the Blues, Chicago, May 1920 (2)

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

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 13, 1993

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 4.25
32 votes
Directors: Charles Schulz
Writers: Jule Selbo
Austria, March 1917

#24 - Austria, March 1917

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 21, 1992

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 4.13
31 votes
Directors: Vic Armstrong
Writers: Frank Darabont
The Curse of the Jackal, Mexico, March 1916

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

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 4, 1992

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 3.85
71 votes
Directors: Carl Schultz
Writers: Jonathan Hales