Around the World in 80 Days

Actor and writer Michael Palin takes up the challenge to emulate the adventures of Phileas Fogg and circumnavigate the globe, travelling by land and sea.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC One (1989 - 1989)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:35 (50 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Adventure Travel
Episodes ordered: 7 episodes

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Previous Episode

Dateline to Deadline

Episode 1x07; Nov 22, 1989

With only 22 days to go, delays, misunderstandings and a suspect bomb all conspire to impede Michael Palin's journey around the globe.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x07: Dateline to DeadlineNov 22, 1989
1x06: Far East and Farther EastNov 15, 1989
1x05: Oriental ExpressNov 8, 1989
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