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Time Warp Trio, The; Harem Scare’em

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Time Warp Trio, The
Harem Scare’em
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When 10-year-old Joe receives a mysterious book from his eccentric magician uncle, he has no idea the adventures that await him and his friends Sam and Fred. As it turns out, whenever the kids make a wish, the Book emits a glowing green mist and warps them back through time.

Things get really interesting when the boys are accidentally warped into the future, where they meet their own great-granddaughters, Jodie, Samantha and Freddi, who live in the year 2105 and also go on adventures using the Book, which they have inherited. As they travel through time, the boys and girls are constantly bumping into each other and sometimes help each other out.

Time Warp Trio brings history to life for kids of all ages and times, as the heroes use their skills and smarts to outwit the bad guys and figure out how to recover the Book and warp back home. Each episode is loaded with cool facts about real history.

TIME WARP TRIO is produced by WGBH in association with Soup2Nuts for Discovery Kids. Series release date: 2005

Program Description

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!

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