African Skies

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African Skies
GenreDrama
Created byPhil Savath
Larry Mollin
Directed byPeter Rowe
Jeff Woolnough
and others
StarringCatherine Bach
Composer(s)Eric Allaman
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes52 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Franklin/Waterman Entertainment
The Family Channel
Atlantis Films
Release
Original networkFamily
Original releaseOctober 11, 1992 –
April 24, 1994

African Skies is a Canadian adventure drama series that aired from October 11, 1992 until April 24, 1994 on The Family Channel. It starred Catherine Bach.

Plot summary[edit]

An adventure-drama series about two male teenagers, one black and one white, living in post-Apartheid South Africa. Rory lives with his mother on a large range out in the countryside, while Jam lives with his mother while his father runs a medical clinic far away. Together, the two friends get into different adventures, often having to rely on each other to get out of trouble.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1992–93)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"The Rainmaker"Neill FearnleyPhil Savath & Jack CorsoOctober 11, 1992 (1992-10-11)
22"Romeo and Jambele"Peter RowePhil Savath & Jack CorsoOctober 18, 1992 (1992-10-18)
33"Cruel to Be Kind"Peter RoweLarry Mollin & Phil SavathOctober 25, 1992 (1992-10-25)
44"The Flies"Peter RoweDennis FoonNovember 1, 1992 (1992-11-01)
55"Red Winds"Peter RowePhil Savath & Jack CorsoNovember 8, 1992 (1992-11-08)
66"Rites of Passage"Neill FearnleyPhil Savath & Jack CorsoNovember 15, 1992 (1992-11-15)
77"Mountain Man"Peter RoweLarry Mollin & Phil SavathNovember 22, 1992 (1992-11-22)
88"Take Your Best Shot"Neill FearnleyLarry Mollin & Phil SavathNovember 29, 1992 (1992-11-29)
99"The Gift"Peter RoweLarry Mollin & Phil SavathDecember 6, 1992 (1992-12-06)
1010"Children of the Dust"Peter RoweTBADecember 13, 1992 (1992-12-13)
1111"Wildfire"TBATBADecember 20, 1992 (1992-12-20)
1212"Architect"TBATBADecember 27, 1992 (1992-12-27)
1313"The Hunted"TBATBAJanuary 3, 1993 (1993-01-03)
1414"The Lost Crown"TBATBAJanuary 10, 1993 (1993-01-10)
1515"Pay the Piper"TBATBAJanuary 17, 1993 (1993-01-17)
1616"So... Where to Now?"TBATBAJanuary 24, 1993 (1993-01-24)
1717"Safety Last"TBATBAJanuary 31, 1993 (1993-01-31)
1818"The Foul"TBATBAFebruary 7, 1993 (1993-02-07)
1919"Inside Moves"TBATBAFebruary 14, 1993 (1993-02-14)
2020"Smoke"TBATBAFebruary 21, 1993 (1993-02-21)
2121"Crocodile Tears"TBATBAFebruary 28, 1993 (1993-02-28)
2222"Aid and Comfort"TBATBAMarch 7, 1993 (1993-03-07)
2323"Quarantine"TBATBAMarch 14, 1993 (1993-03-14)
2424"The Goat"TBATBAMarch 21, 1993 (1993-03-21)
2525"Waste Not"TBATBAMarch 28, 1993 (1993-03-28)
2626"Wild Child"TBATBAApril 4, 1993 (1993-04-04)

Season 2 (1993–94)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
271"The Bottom Line"Bill CorcoranTBAOctober 9, 1993 (1993-10-09)
282"The One That Got Away"Peter RoweLeila BasenOctober 16, 1993 (1993-10-16)
293"Children in Chains"TBATBAOctober 23, 1993 (1993-10-23)
304"Swing Vote"TBATBAOctober 30, 1993 (1993-10-30)
315"Extinct is Forever"TBATBANovember 6, 1993 (1993-11-06)
326"Market Day"Peter RowePhil Savath & Larry MolinNovember 13, 1993 (1993-11-13)
337"Woman Alone"TBATBANovember 20, 1993 (1993-11-20)
348"Ancient History"TBATBADecember 4, 1993 (1993-12-04)
359"Question of the Heart"TBATBADecember 11, 1993 (1993-12-11)
3610"A Bone to Pick"TBATBADecember 18, 1993 (1993-12-18)
3711"Ties That Bind"TBATBAJanuary 1, 1994 (1994-01-01)
3812"Diamonds Aren't Forever"Bill CorcoranTBAJanuary 8, 1994 (1994-01-08)
3913"Baby Talk"Otta HanusDennis FoonJanuary 15, 1994 (1994-01-15)
4014"The Writing on the Wall"TBATBAJanuary 22, 1994 (1994-01-22)
4115"Payback"TBATBAJanuary 29, 1994 (1994-01-29)
4216"Pet Shop Boys"TBATBAFebruary 5, 1994 (1994-02-05)
4317"The Lion Sleeps Tonight"TBATBAFebruary 12, 1994 (1994-02-12)
4418"Samson and Charley"TBATBAFebruary 26, 1994 (1994-02-26)
4519"Fear of Wages"TBATBAMarch 5, 1994 (1994-03-05)
4620"Under Pressure"TBATBAMarch 12, 1994 (1994-03-12)
4721"Road to Nowhere"TBATBAMarch 19, 1994 (1994-03-19)
4822"Head in the Sand"TBATBAMarch 26, 1994 (1994-03-26)
4923"Noah and the Arc"TBATBAApril 2, 1994 (1994-04-02)
5024"Natural Beauty"TBATBAApril 9, 1994 (1994-04-09)
5125"Star Turn"TBATBAApril 16, 1994 (1994-04-16)
5226"Poker Face"TBATBAApril 23, 1994 (1994-04-23)

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