African Skies

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African Skies
GenreDrama
Created by
Directed by
Starring
ComposerEric Allaman
Country of origin
  • Canada
  • United States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes52 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time30 minutes
Production companies
Release
Original networkFamily
Original releaseOctober 11, 1992 (1992-10-11) –
April 24, 1994 (1994-04-24)

African Skies is an 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 RoweUnknownDecember 13, 1992 (1992-12-13)
1111"Wildfire"UnknownUnknownDecember 20, 1992 (1992-12-20)
1212"Architect"UnknownUnknownDecember 27, 1992 (1992-12-27)
1313"The Hunted"UnknownUnknownJanuary 3, 1993 (1993-01-03)
1414"The Lost Crown"UnknownUnknownJanuary 10, 1993 (1993-01-10)
1515"Pay the Piper"UnknownUnknownJanuary 17, 1993 (1993-01-17)
1616"So... Where to Now?"UnknownUnknownJanuary 24, 1993 (1993-01-24)
1717"Safety Last"UnknownUnknownJanuary 31, 1993 (1993-01-31)
1818"The Foul"UnknownUnknownFebruary 7, 1993 (1993-02-07)
1919"Inside Moves"UnknownUnknownFebruary 14, 1993 (1993-02-14)
2020"Smoke"UnknownUnknownFebruary 21, 1993 (1993-02-21)
2121"Crocodile Tears"UnknownUnknownFebruary 28, 1993 (1993-02-28)
2222"Aid and Comfort"UnknownUnknownMarch 7, 1993 (1993-03-07)
2323"Quarantine"UnknownUnknownMarch 14, 1993 (1993-03-14)
2424"The Goat"UnknownUnknownMarch 21, 1993 (1993-03-21)
2525"Waste Not"UnknownUnknownMarch 28, 1993 (1993-03-28)
2626"Wild Child"UnknownUnknownApril 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 CorcoranUnknownOctober 9, 1993 (1993-10-09)
282"The One That Got Away"Peter RoweLeila BasenOctober 16, 1993 (1993-10-16)
293"Children in Chains"UnknownUnknownOctober 23, 1993 (1993-10-23)
304"Swing Vote"UnknownUnknownOctober 30, 1993 (1993-10-30)
315"Extinct is Forever"UnknownUnknownNovember 6, 1993 (1993-11-06)
326"Market Day"Peter RowePhil Savath & Larry MolinNovember 13, 1993 (1993-11-13)
337"Woman Alone"UnknownUnknownNovember 20, 1993 (1993-11-20)
348"Ancient History"UnknownUnknownDecember 4, 1993 (1993-12-04)
359"Question of the Heart"UnknownUnknownDecember 11, 1993 (1993-12-11)
3610"A Bone to Pick"UnknownUnknownDecember 18, 1993 (1993-12-18)
3711"Ties That Bind"UnknownUnknownJanuary 1, 1994 (1994-01-01)
3812"Diamonds Aren't Forever"Bill CorcoranUnknownJanuary 8, 1994 (1994-01-08)
3913"Baby Talk"Otta HanusDennis FoonJanuary 15, 1994 (1994-01-15)
4014"The Writing on the Wall"UnknownUnknownJanuary 22, 1994 (1994-01-22)
4115"Payback"UnknownUnknownJanuary 29, 1994 (1994-01-29)
4216"Pet Shop Boys"UnknownUnknownFebruary 5, 1994 (1994-02-05)
4317"The Lion Sleeps Tonight"UnknownUnknownFebruary 12, 1994 (1994-02-12)
4418"Samson and Charley"UnknownUnknownFebruary 26, 1994 (1994-02-26)
4519"Fear of Wages"UnknownUnknownMarch 5, 1994 (1994-03-05)
4620"Under Pressure"UnknownUnknownMarch 12, 1994 (1994-03-12)
4721"Road to Nowhere"UnknownUnknownMarch 19, 1994 (1994-03-19)
4822"Head in the Sand"UnknownUnknownMarch 26, 1994 (1994-03-26)
4923"Noah and the Arc"UnknownUnknownApril 2, 1994 (1994-04-02)
5024"Natural Beauty"UnknownUnknownApril 9, 1994 (1994-04-09)
5125"Star Turn"UnknownUnknownApril 16, 1994 (1994-04-16)
5226"Poker Face"UnknownUnknownApril 23, 1994 (1994-04-23)

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